Dr RP Singhania conferred with Industry Leadership Award
Apollo Tyres launches new range of high-tech TBR tyres
JK rolls out 10 millionth truck/bus radial tyre
ARC 2016: Global line-up of speakers for mega retread event

News

  • NRC 2016: Focus on R&D needs and strategies CP2B1251 YOGESH M

    The National Rubber Conference (NRC) 2016 held in Mumbai under the auspices of Western Chapter of All India Rubber Industries Association (AIRIA) provided a rare platform to the rubber industry stakeholers to discuss issues of common concern and update themselves on the global trends affecting them. […]

  • Salvatore Pinizzotto is the new IRSG Secretary General

    Salvatore Pinizzotto, a renowned commodities market expert has been selected as the new Secretary General of the Singapore based International Rubber Study Group (IRSG). Pinizzotto will officially take up the post of Secretary General on 1 January 2017 at the end of the tenure of Dr Stephen Evans. P […]

People

  • Dr RP Singhania conferred with Industry Leadership Award RK-Singhania-Awarded-image2

    An astute, visionary business leader with innovative and entrepreneurial zeal, Dr Raghupati Singhania, has won Industry Leadership Award 2016, instituted by the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce. The prestigious Award was presented to Dr Singhania, Chairman & Managing Director, JK Tyre and Indus […]

  • Double honour for IRMRA chief Dr K Rajkumar Rajkumar award

    Dr K Rajkumar, Director, Indian Rubber Manufacturers Research Association(IRMRA), has won two awards for his outstanding contributions to Agricultural and Allied Sciences. He received the ICAR Award from Indian Council of Agricultural Research [ICAR], Ministry of Agriculture, Govt of India, towards […]



Price Watch

  • Tyre stocks make a roller-coaster ride in volatile market

    Mixed corporate earnings, anxieties over Brexit, Government approval for Pay Commission recommendations, rate cut by Reserve bank of India, hopes of better monsoon this year, some key legislative events etc influenced the market sentiments Volatilities in recent months in the Indian equity market re […]

  • Slight breather in NR market as prices rebound PS

    In a welcome relief, natural rubber markets – both domestic and international – are showing signs of recovery with the prices turning slightly bullish. However, whether this surge is an indication of a progressive rebound in the long-term is a matter to wait and see. The current price surge is attri […]

Industry

  • ATMA holds campaign to promote road safety

    Leading tyre manufacturers under the aegis of Automotive Tyre Manufacturers Association (ATMA) carried out a comprehensive 2-day Tyre Care & Road Safety campaign at Infosys Mysuru campus. Around 30 service engineers from tyre companies inspected the tyres of around 700 cars at the campus and sen […]

  • Bridgestone India enters two-wheeler tyre market

    Bridgestone India, a group company of Bridgestone Corporation, announced its foray into the two-wheeler tyre market in India under the brand ‘NEURUN’ for motorcycles and scooters. NEURUN tyres are designed to deliver exceptional riding pleasure with proficiency for dry and wet braking. The tyres sho […]

Features

  • Indiscriminate imports crippling Indian tyre industry Tyre

    Dumping of tyres into India particularly from China has seriously impacted domestic production, turnover of tyre manufactures and export of tyres from India in FY 2015-16. This has put a question mark over the massive capacity explansion planned by tyre majors in India In spite of the hue and cry ra […]

  • Need to regulate end-of-life tyres market in India

    By Sharad P Matade End-of-life tyres (ELT) or waste tyres are a chronic environmental issue in western countries and so now in India. The only difference is that India has started tackling this issue recently, but not effectively as its western counterparts. As India is riding on robust growth, more […]

Interviews

  • Ban imports to save rubber plantation industry:N Dharmaraj Dharmaraj-2

    Factors such as the present price fall, increasing cost of production, lack of mechanisation, falling yields, impact of climatic change, labour shortage in traditional areas etc. have seriously jeopardised the financial viability of the plantation business, according to N.Dharmaraj, President of United Planters Association of South India (UPASI) and Chief Executive & Whole Time Director of Harrisons Malayalam Ltd(SBU-A). In an interview to Rubber Asia, Dharmaraj says that huge imports beyond […]


 

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Perspective

  • Role of futures trading in rubber and its impact on NR market Anil Mishra

    By Anil Mishra Managing Director and CEO, National Multi-Commodity Exchange of India Ltd (NMCE) Futures trading of rubber commenced on NMCE in March 2003. It has helped in better price discovery and price risk management to the stakeholders of rubber. In the peak season, due to excess supply spot ru […]

Technology

  • Yokohama Rubber launches all-new conveyor belt cover compound Yokohama

    Yokohama Rubber launched a newest conveyor belt cover compound “Tuftex α” to meet the most demanding applications, such as high-capacity reclaimers handling iron ore and coal at port stock yard facilities. The new cover compound features Yokohama’s advanced rubber compounding technology, achieving t […]


International Rubber Price

23/09/2016 (USD/100 kg)

RSS3 – 167.20
RSS4 – 166.30
SMR20 – 146.60
Latex 60% –  115.55

Indian Rubber Price

23/09/2016 (Rs/kg)

RSS4 – 121.50
ISNR20 – 98.00
Latex – 60% –  77.15

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