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Rubber: India's rising imports weaken markets further

Commodity Online - 7/17/2014 4:24:29 AM
KOTTAYAM NEW DELHI (Commodity Online): Rising natural rubber imports put further downward pressure on domestic prices of the commodity amdidst weak demand. RSS 4 grade rubber prices have fallen from Rs 14500 per 100 kg levels in the beginning of this month ...

India Rubber prices weaken, growers seek temporary freeze on imports

Commodity Online - 7/22/2014 10:16:28 AM
KOTTAYAM, INDIA (Commodity Online): The sustained disappointment over the domestic prices of rubber has been a cause of worry for the Indian rubber growers. Imports of Natural Rubber (NR) have been rising due to demand from auto sector prompting a fall in ...

Commodity Prices Close Mixed

Peacefmonline - 7/18/2014 1:20:10 PM
Last week a paint rubber of fresh pepper which was sold at GH₵9.00 and GH₵16.00 depending on the type, is still selling at the same price this week. Commodity prices in La also ticked compare to last week. Three fingers of plantain is going for GH¢5 ...

Spot rubber drops with futures

The Hindu Business Line - 7/23/2014 2:25:49 PM
Spot rubber prices declined on Wednesday. The commodity lost ground tracking the overall weakness on the National Multi Commodity Exchange. Traders were disappointed as domestic markets did not show any signs of recovery even in the midst of the current ...

Rubber has resistances at Rs 14160-14260: Geojit

Money Control - 7/21/2014 8:44:35 AM
Kerala State Finance Minister says Rs.10 crore have been enmarked to procure natural rubber and likely to pay Rs.5 per kg more than the daily domestic market price of rubber. Inventories in Qingdao, China’s main rubber trading hub, drop to 239,000 mt ...

Government Looking At Ways To Overcome Rubber Price Slump

The Malaysian Digest - 7/22/2014 1:19:35 AM
He said the government had approved RM154 million in BKKH 2.0, with a one-off payment of RM500 to 260,000 smallholders and 48,000 rubber tappers nationwide who were affected by the commodity's price drop. "So far we have distributed to 234,000 land owners ...

Fare hikes increase price of commodities

Ghana News Agency - 7/19/2014 6:23:48 AM
Whereas most commodities registered price increases, it was also significant noting that ... was selling at GH¢7.00. Similarly, a paint rubber of onion, which sold at GH¢14.50 last week, was trading at GH¢16.00, while that of a paint rubber of dry ...

What's commodities exchange?

The Hindu - 7/23/2014 7:44:57 AM
These items, however, can range from rice and wheat to crude oil, pork and natural rubber. In commodities exchanges, traders take bets on the future prices of these items (just like in a stock exchange, traders take bets on the future prices of shares).

Tokyo futures up on easing yen, but gains capped by weaker oil

Business Recorder - 7/28/2014 10:30:49 AM
but weaker oil prices and rising rubber stocks in China weighed on the market, dealers said. The Tokyo Commodity Exchange rubber contract for January delivery rose 0.5 yen to settle at 206.5 yen ($2.03)per kg. "Investors took to speculative buying after ...

Rubber Plantation Prices High, Commodities Prices Drop

Burma News International - 6/27/2011 11:57:41 PM
IMNA – Prices for both new and existing rubber plantations in Mon State have gradually risen, while the prices of commodities are decreasing after the effects of the Burmese currency strengthening against the Thai Baht and US Dollar. Rubber plantation ...

In Thailand, Rubber Price Plunge Has Political Cost

New York Times - 8/29/2013 11:53:46 PM
But as Asia began to cool off and the West remained sluggish, the prices of many commodities have crashed, threatening the incomes of millions of farmers, especially in Southeast Asia. The rubber farmers’ blockade has caused a political storm in Thailand ...

Sri Lanka rubber prices fall amid collapsing commodity bubble

Lanka Business Online - 10/12/2008 11:55:27 PM
Oct 13, 2008 (LBO) – A collapsing global commodity bubble, falling demand from industrialised countries and lower oil prices have caused Sri Lankan rubber prices to fall sharply in recent weeks, industry officials said. One of the top grades of rubber ...


The Economist online - 10/25/2000 11:55:06 PM
The INRO sales will help to keep natural rubber prices low, but high oil prices, which increase the cost of producing synthetic rubber, could raise demand for natural rubber. Demand from tyre makers, which account for the bulk of natural rubber consumption ...