Draft National Rubber Policy favours NR as agricultural product
BKT gives a glimpse of its business models to sport partners
Lifetime Achievement Award 2019 for Dr. Raghupati Singhania


  • Top natural rubber producers in the world, Thailand, Indonesia, and Malaysia, have decided to cut exports in an effort to boost the price of the commodity. The meeting of Ministers of these three countries named International Tripartite Rubber Council (ITRC) at Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Bangkok on February 22, 2019, decided to trim exports by 200,000 -300,000 tonnes. These countries account […]

  • The Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India, has come out with a draft “National Rubber Policy” with focus on welfare of the entire stakeholder community and national economic progress. The draft Policy is put up in the public domain in order to seek wider consultations and feedback/suggestions from the stakeholders. The suggestions may […]


  • Dr. Raghupati Singhania, Chairman & Managing Director, JK Tyre & Industries Ltd., received the coveted Lifetime Achievement Award 2019 by the Udaipur Chamber of Commerce & Industry (UCCI). The honour is in recognition of Dr. Singhania’s visionary leadership, determination, humanitarianism and exemplary community services undertaken in Rajasthan. The award was presented by Shobana Kamineni, Executive […]

  • Surender Singh Kandhari, Chairman of Gurudwara Guru Nanak Darbar Dubai Sikh Temple and Chairman of Al Dobowi Group, was honoured with the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award 2019, the highest recognition for a non-resident Indian. The Pravasi Bharatiya Samman or the Overseas Indian Award is organized by the Ministry of External Affairs and the Government of […]

Market Watch

  • Strengthening rupee against dollar, falling crude oil prices, easing trade tensions between the US and China etc boosted the market sentiments and led to a 4-15% surge in the stocks of the Indian tyre majors during the October 16, 2018 – December 14, 2018 period. Apollo Tyres reported over 7% increase in the period of […]

  • The Rubber Processing Chemicals Market is set to grow from its current market value of more than $3.5 billion to over $5.3 billion by 2024; as reported in the latest study by Global Market Insights, Inc. Global rubber processing chemicals market will be primarily driven by the rapidly increasing automobile industry. According to the latest […]


  • By Dr.K Rajkumar: Large and medium-scale industries in India have well-equipped labs for testing activities, however the MSME sector does not have adequate testing facilities. There are also only very few laboratories in India to test automotive tyres. Steps are being taken to equip the Indian laboratories with facilities to […]

  •   Rubber Skill Development Council (RSDC) has opened up a path that helps individual to get trained and certified in appropriate skills leading to employment opportunity in collaboration with industry. Over the last few years, RSDC has trained over 100,000 people in manufacturing and plantation job roles and more than […]


  • One of the world’s leading tyre machinery manufacturers, Samson Machinery Inc., based in Taiwan, is known for the superior quality and extensive range of its products. Over the years, the company has made several innovative strides to emerge as a reputed tyre machinery brand across the globe. The Taiwan-based Samson Machinery Inc. provides full range […]

  • Balkrishna Industries Ltd (BKT), one of the major Off-Highway tyre manufacturers worldwide, has taken the sport delegations the company partners with to India to show them the Mumbai headquarters, meet the management and visit the most recent BKT production site in Bhuj in the state of Gujarat. The tour commenced with a stop at Mumbai […]

  • Over 30 years of association with rubber industry world-wide backed by in-house R&D and sustainability practices makes Rubamin Limited the largest manufacturer and exporter of Zinc Oxide & Zinc Chemicals in India. Customization of additives through engagement with end-users lays the foundation of several branded products offered by the company. Rubamin is an INR 1,700 […]

  • TRM Srl. (Ala/Italy), specialized in the design and manufacturing of machines and production lines for the retreading industry, and Carl Zeiss Optotechnik GmbH (Neubeuern/Germany), producer and supplier of product solutions in the field of optical measuring and inspection technology, have signed a cooperation agreement. In its framework, TRM will add Zeiss Shearography Systems to their […]


  • India’s share of synthetic rubber imports has been diminishing sharply in recent years from 77% in FY2014 to 47% in Q1FY 2019, following the rise in internal production. However, the import dependence will continue as certain forms of SR are exclusively imported, says K Srikumar, Vice President and Co-Head, Corporate Ratings, ICRA Limited. In an […]

  • By Anil Mishra*: Despite its belated entry into India, Rubber Futures is a highly regulated, transparent, on-line electronic trading system showing the best buying or selling price based on national view of all the participating stakeholders at any point in time, for the standardised specification of RSS 4 Rubber Futures is being traded since 2003 […]

  • A 2000 batch IAS Officer of the Sikkim cadre, D. Anandan took over charge as Chairman & Executive Director of Rubber Board, India, at a time when the domestic as well as the global rubber industry is passing through one the worst crises in recent times. Rubber production the world over has fallen owing to […]



  • As is well known in the oil industry, one of the most common reasons for drilling tools breaking down is failure of rubber polymer. Orient Energy & Technology Ltd., a leading producer of oil industry equipment in China, has found that graphene nanotubes improve abrasion resistance of the rubber stator […]

International Rubber Price

22/02/2019 (USD/100 kg)

RSS3 – 165.30
RSS4 – 164.30
SMR20 –  142.80
Latex 60% –  105.20

Indian Rubber Price

22/02/2019 (Rs/kg)

RSS4 – 125.00
ISNR20 – 118.00
Latex – 60% –  82.95

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