Europe hit by final EU anti-dumping tariffs

The final hiked anti-dumping tariffs the EU will impose on imported Chinese truck and bus tires as well as retreaded tires have virtually bought the sale of these tires in Europe to a complete halt at least for the time being as they have become so expensive and...

Isn’t it time to roll tyre education out ?

By Adam Gosling: It is high time the various tyre associations considered how to educate the end users on the critical role played by tyres without which we’d be in an immobile world where safety and comfort would be nowhere near what we enjoy these days As an...

And the award goes to Brazil

By Diogo Esperante: The 2018 APABOR Series of Lectures and the IRRDB Good Agricultural Practices Workshop turned São José do Rio Preto city into the World Rubber Capital for a week! The international BC Sekhar Award presented to Brazil’s Dr. Paulo Gonçalves filled all...

Reifen at automechanika: Did it work well?

By John Stone: The first bold move by Reifen to partner with the Automechanika series did not rise to the expectations and the exhibitors were unhappy that tyres were not adequately represented and promoted In the months leading up to the event, the show has always...

NR sustainability drive in Latin America

  All APABOR Processing Plants associates in Brazil will be required to fulfill the IRSG SNRi self-declaration from November 22, 2018. What is more, APABOR itself will become an IRSG member in 2019, and together find ways to promote Sustainable Natural Rubber...

Bridge demand-supply gap in rubber chemicals

By Sharad Matade: The Indian rubber chemical industry is poised for expansion owing to the surging growth in tyres and non-tyre rubber goods sectors, says Mahavir Vaid, Chairman, Rubber and Chemical Merchants Association (RCMA). “Based on the way the Indian tyre and...