LANXESS fares well in Q2

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS is on track despite the weaker economy and geopolitical uncertainties and can look back on a stable second quarter. EBITDA pre exceptionals declined only slightly by 1.4 percent to EUR 286 million, nearly reaching the figure of the...

FEP market to expand $1.2bn by 2025: report

Fluorinated Ethylene Propylene (FEP) market will expand to $1.2 billion by 2025 with a projected CAGR of 8.3 percent over 2019-2025, a report by Global Market insights Inc. said. Global FEP powder market size might surpass nine-kilo tonnes by then. These...

NR supply crunch hits manufacturing

By P Venugoapl The widening demand-supply gap in natural rubber in India, coupled with restrictions on import of the commodity, threatens to hit the tyre and non-tyre manufacturing sector badly. The drastic fall in production is particularly worrisome to rubber MSMEs...

SICOM-SGX: Asia’s rubber trading powerhouse

The Singapore Commodity Exchange (SICOM) is a key exchange for the trading of two of the world’s most important commodities — coffee and rubber. The Exchange offers market participants, the trading of rubber futures contracts on its electronic platform, e-SICOM,...

TOCOM To focus on new initiatives

Tokyo Commodity Exchange (TOCOM) is Japan’s largest and one of Asia’s most prominent commodity futures exchanges including rubber. Apart from rubber, it operates electronic markets for precious metals, oil and soft commodities. While continuing with public awareness...