International Rubber Study Group

Type: Organization
Name: International Rubber Study Group
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Tale of two commodities—rubber and palm oil

he headlines in the regional media these days are; Palm oil prices hit nine-month lows; Palm oil hits hurdles in South East Asia; Thailand encourages rubber farmers to switch crops ;Thailand may use more rubber at home to help stem a sharp decline in ... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Global rubber glut will shrink

The global surplus of natural rubber will shrink 46 percent in 2015 as demand increases and farmers reduce tapping because of decreasing prices, according to the International Rubber Study Group.Production will outpace demand by 202,000 metric tons from ... [Published Sunday Observer - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Which tyre cos to gain most from weak rubber prices?

ICICIdirect.com`s research report on tyre sector.“In the recent past, global rubber prices have gone into a downward spiral with increasing concerns on demand-supply mismatch. The benchmark Bangkok RSS-4 rubber prices have declined from $2.2/kg in March ... [Published Moneycontrol.com - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

Rubber loses its bounce

Domestic natural rubber prices have been cooling off for about a year now. At the Kottayam and Kochi markets in Kerala, the major rubber producing state in the country, prices of natural rubber (RSS 4 variety) are hovering at around ₹120-130 a kg currently. ... [Published Hindu Business Line - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

Rubber prices recover at slow pace

By The boom in rubber prices that producers enjoyed during the past three years has come to an end and today, the market experiences a continuous decline in prices.The chairman of the Colombo Rubber Traders Association, M.S. Rahim said that the price ... [Published Sunday Observer - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Rubber products industry outlook strong despite low NR prices

It is accepted that the future of rubber industry is tied to the global economy. The consumption of rubber worldwide during the last 10- year period had between 3.5 and 4.0 percent annually and was in line with the increase of world GDP.The growth rate ... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Vietnam Rubber Development: Opportunities and Challenges

According to the Vietnam Rubber Association, in 2013 there were 955,700 hectares of rubber, reaching 949,100 tonnes of output, yielding 1,740 kilogrammes per hectare and exporting total of US$2.49 billion. This result has helped Vietnam raise its ranking ... [Published Vietnam Business Forum - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Rubber planters turn to processing, auctions

The Thai rubber industry is struggling to cope with declining prices, which have dropped for the third year to 50 baht a kilogramme from 100 baht in 2012.The price slump is set to wipe off 36 billion from the local rubber industry this year, according ... [Published Bangkok Post - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Palm oil, rubber 'prices to prove rangebound'

Sipef added its voice to commentators calling time on therout in palm oil futures, but remained sceptical over the prospect for arecovery, foreseeing something of a rangebound future for rubber prices too.The plantations group said that "most bearish ... [Published Agrimoney.com - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 3 reports

Global Rubber prices dwindling glut scare looming large

Rubber production will outpace demand by 202,000 metric tons from 371,000 tons in 2014 and 650,000 tons last year. They foresee a slow down in Rubber tree tapping owing to the declining prices.19 Aug 2014KOTTAYAM(Commodity Online): Global rubber prices ... [Published CommodityOnline - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 2 reports

Glut In Natural Rubber Seen Shrinking As Prices Drop And China Car Sales Rise

Natural rubber supplies ballooned in recent years as Asian producers cranked up the tree taps and consumers curbed their demand. Now, the glut appears ready to pop. The global surplus is poised to shrink by nearly 50 percent in 2015 as the trends reverse, ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Aug 18 2014]

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"We don't expect to see an end of ample supply," Carsten Fritsch, an analyst at Commerzbank AG in Frankfurt, said. "Demand growth will find it hard to catch up. We do not see a major scope for prices to recover."
Indeed, Sipef said that "anticipating the recent price"
...unites to 106 million units per year by 2021, with China making up half the growth, according to ISH Global Insight’s automotive forecasting arm. "If we turn the focus to China and emerging Asia we are bombarded by announcements that capacity will be increased,” Mark Fulthorpe, director of ISH’s global vehicle production forecasting, told CNBC this spring . About 70 percent of rubber consumed in China is used to make tires for lightweight vehicles."

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Tale of two commodities—rubber and palm oil [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Sep 16 2014]
Global rubber glut will shrink [Published Sunday Observer - Sep 13 2014]
Which tyre cos to gain most from weak rubber pr... [Published Moneycontrol.com - Sep 10 2014]
Rubber loses its bounce [Published Hindu Business Line - Sep 07 2014]
Rubber prices recover at slow pace [Published Sunday Observer - Sep 07 2014]
Rubber products industry outlook strong despite... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Aug 27 2014]
Vietnam Rubber Development: Opportunities and C... [Published Vietnam Business Forum - Aug 25 2014]
Rubber planters turn to processing, auctions [Published Bangkok Post - Aug 22 2014]
Palm oil, rubber 'prices to prove rangebound' [Published Agrimoney.com - Aug 21 2014]
Global Rubber prices dwindling glut scare loomi... [Published CommodityOnline - Aug 19 2014]
Global rubber glut seen tumbling in '15 [Published Business Times Singapore - Aug 19 2014]
Glut In Natural Rubber Seen Shrinking As Prices... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Aug 18 2014]
Glut In Natural Rubber Seen Shrinking As Prices... [Published International Business Times - Aug 18 2014]
Rubber glut to see sharp slump tapping likely ... [Published CommodityOnline - Aug 18 2014]
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