ANRPC meet calls for multilateral level cooperation
World Retreading Industry Hails Asian Retread Conference
Semperit and PCCL win European Innovation Award EARTO 2016
Dr RP Singhania conferred with Industry Leadership Award


  • A Ajith Kumar takes over as new Chairman of ANRPC

    A Ajith Kumar IAS, Chairman, Rubber Board, India, is the new Chairman of the Association of Natural Rubber Producing Countries (ANRPC). He was unanimously elected to the post at the ANRPC Annual Meeting held in Guwahati recently. The tenure of Chairmanship is for one year. The Vice-Chairmanship is f […]

  • PRISL honours industry veterans at Annual Awards Night 2016 PRISL-1

    The Annual Awards Night 2016 of the Plastics and Rubber Institute of Sri Lanka (PRISL) was held in Colombo recently. Patali Champika Ranawaka, Minister of Megapolis and Western Province Development, was the Chief Guest and Kulatunga Rajapaksa, Managing Director of D. Samson Group, was the Guest of H […]


  • Tom Formanek to lead Tire Industry Association

      Tom Formanek, the newly elected President of the Tire Industry Association (TIA), has long and varied experience in the tyre industry, particularly in sales and tyre service products. Upon graduating from North Iowa Area Community College in 1982, Formanek started his career in the truck equi […]

  • Kamal K Chowdhury elected new President of AIRIA

    Kamal K Chowdhury, Managing Director, Swastik Rubber Industries Pvt Ltd, Kolkata, is the new President of the All India Rubber Industries Association(AIRIA), the apex body for rubber industries in India. The recent meeting of AIRIA also unanimously elected Vikram Makar, Jt. Managing Director, Orient […]

Price Watch

  • Tyre stocks gain on surge in auto sales

    Following the trends on the bourses and consecutive positive auto sales numbers helped stocks of tyre companies to remain in the positive zone. During the period of July 8,2016 to Sept 16,2016, stocks of tyre companies increased in the range of 5% to 60%, as compared to the BSE Sensex’s gain of over […]

  • 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 […]


  • 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 […]


  • LANXESS India extends support to Nagda Civil Hospital

    As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives, LANXESS India Private Limited, the leading specialty chemicals company, signed a three-year long agreement with Civil Hospital, Nagda, to contribute towards the upgradation of the existing facilities and infrastructure of the hospital. In t […]

  • Benecke-Kaliko inks deal to acquire Hornschuch

    Surface specialist Benecke-Kaliko AG, part of the ContiTech division of the Continental Corporation, has brokered an agreement to acquire the Hornschuch Group, based in Weißbach, Germany. Completion of the acquisition is subject to the approval of the respective antitrust authorities. The Hornschuch […]


  • Challenges facing the NR plantation sector In India

    By Santosh Kumar Senior Vice-President, Harrisons Malayalam Ltd (SBU-A) Rubber will bounce back and rubber prices will recover much earlier than being predicted, bringing smiles to the faces of 1.2 million farmers who have invested their life in this crop. The situation calls for a response in the f […]


  • ARLANXEO set to emerge as a global brand for SR: Jan Paul de Vries ARLANXEO CEO Jan Paul de Vries-3

    The formation of ARLANXEO, a joint venture of two giant companies — LANXESS and Saudi Aramco — is a landmark development in the global synthetic rubber business. In an interview to Rubber Asia, Jan Paul de Vries, Chief Executive Officer of ARLANXEO, explains the factors that led to the formation of the new JV, how it will leverage the combined strengths of the two partners to enhance their competitive edge in the global market and how it will benefit the customers. He points out that […]


  • 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

24/10/2016 (USD/100 kg)

RSS3 – 168.75
RSS4 – 167.90
SMR20 – 148.45
Latex 60% –  121.60

Indian Rubber Price

24/10/2016 (Rs/kg)

RSS4 – 116.50
ISNR20 – 99.00
Latex – 60% –  71.85

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