Downtrend continues in natural rubber market

Indian and international rubber prices showed a downtrend in the week starting September 3, 2018. The price of RSS4 in the Indian market which stood at Rs134 a kg on September 3 declined to Rs132.00 on September 8, according to Rubber Board data. ISNR 20 declined from...

Floods in Kerala lead to rise in Indian rubber prices

Rubber prices in India that have been remaining stable since the beginning of this year has suddenly surged by about 5% from the first week of August following disruption in rubber production caused by recent rains and floods in the state. The price of RSS4 in the...

Trelleborg Sealing to acquire US-firm Sil-Pro

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has signed an agreement to acquire Sil-Pro, a U.S.-based privately-owned contract manufacturer of high-tolerance silicone and thermoplastic components, to strengthen its positions in attractive market segments. With head office and...

Global rubber gloves market forecast to grow 8%

The global rubber gloves market is anticipated to witness a compound annual growth rate of 7.95% during the period of 2018 to 2013 to reach a total market size of US$3.714 billion by 2023, increasing from US$2.347 billion in 2017, according to estimates made by...

Indian tyre stocks fall on rising oil prices

Rising crude oil prices, rupee depreciation, fresh trade tension between the US and China, the electoral setbacks received by the BJP in Karnataka and UP etc contributed to a 2% to 13% fall in the stock prices of Indian tyre majors Following the downtrend on the...