Indian carbon black market forecast to grow 8.78 %

The Indian carbon black market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 8.78% by the end of 2026, according to the latest report from Research and Markets. The report says that expanding manufacturing facilities of tyre manufacturing companies coupled with growing demand for...

Downside Risk for World NR Supply:ANRPC

World supply of natural rubber (NR) is expected to rise by 5.5% to 12.756 million tonnes during 2017, marginally lower than the figure anticipated a month ago. The figure reported in the previous month was 12.771 million tonnes at 5.7% growth. The supply is likely to...

Non-fundamentals cause NR prices to weaken

Fluctuations in currencies and crude oil prices have caused natural rubber (NR) prices across key physical markets to suffer further losses from the last week of May 2017 despite a deficit in world supply, says Association of natural rubber producing countries (ANRPC)...

Improved Economic Outlook Boost NR Market

By A Saj Mathews: The bullish trends seen in the NR market since the beginning of 2017 are likely to continue mainly because of the improved global economic outlook, recovery in Chinese demand and rising oil prices. Meanwhile, the comparative uptrend in international...

Big Gains for Tyre Stocks on Positive Factors

By Sharad Matade: Stocks of most tyre companies witnessed a double-digit growth with the general buoyancy on the bourses caused by impressive performance by the auto industry, a buying spree by Foreign Institutional Investors, positive proposals in the Union Budget,...

Cabot, Birla to raise prices of carbon black products

Two leading carbon black suppliers–Cabot and Birla Carbon– have announced increase in prices of carbon black products to partially offset the rise in cost of production. Cabot said it will increase prices on all carbon black products in its reinforcement...