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India Rubber price uptrend fails to bring cheers to industry

Commodity Online - 10/28/2014 4:52:39 AM
KOCHI,INDIA(Commodity Online): The recent upturn in India rubber prices, prompted by global glut reduction activities, is unlikely to sustain, according to industry sources. The natural rubber prices surged 4% this month. The rise witnessed in ...

Natural rubber: Dull demand unlikely to help upturn in prices

Economic Times - 10/27/2014 11:09:03 PM
Futures prices on Tokyo Commodity Exchange showed a correction during the past week after a long period of fall. Indian rubber prices too have risen about 4% in the past one month to reach Rs 126 per kg. The recent declaration by the Kerala government to ...

Commodity prices

The Economist online - 10/24/2014 1:29:48 AM
Cotton production has exceeded demand for the fifth season; natural rubber prices have slumped thanks to weak demand from the car industry. However, not all commodity prices are falling. Cocoa prices have risen amidst fears that the Ebola epidemic could ...

Asia Softs-Tokyo rubber seen in tight range; sugar to correct

Daily Mail - 10/28/2014 4:09:42 AM
... set the tone for tyre-grade prices, are likely to trade in a tight 10-yen range this week due to steps taken by rubber-producing countries to support farmers, dealers and analysts said. Among other soft commodities, Vietnamese robusta prices are ...

Thailand Plans Aid to Rubber Farmers as Prices Fall

Wall Street Journal - 10/16/2014 10:21:50 AM
rubber industry data showed. The issue of intervention to protect commodity prices is sensitive in Thailand, with a now-defunct rice subsidy program having contributed to the ouster of the previous government in May. State-run Bank of Agriculture and ...

RUBBER-Tokyo futures prices after evening session Oct 28.

Yahoo Singapore Finance - 10/28/2014 1:56:40 PM
The Tokyo Commodity Exchange launched a new trading platform on May 7 and added a night session between 0800 GMT and 1400 GMT. For rubber, the evening session is 0800-1000 GMT. * For previous rubber reports, click on For morning and afternoon prices at ...

Commodities Buzz: Kerala Govt. Hikes Support Price Of Rubber By Rs 5

India Infoline Ltd - 10/16/2014 5:28:21 AM
In a move aimed at supporting the crisis-ridden rubber farmers in the state, the Cabinet on Wednesday decided to increase the support price of rubber by Rs 5. With this, the government will now procure rubber from farmers by providing Rs 5 more than the ...

Rubber price slump saps tax revenues

Deccan Chronicle - 10/24/2014 11:55:33 PM
were also the years when rubber prices touched dizzying heights. Rubber is also the commodity that contributes the fourth highest tax to the state after petrol, IMFL and motor vehicles. Tax expert Jose Sebastian, however, views with suspicion the latest ...

MALAYSIA: Rubber rubber prices will rise if producing countries cooperate, says Uggah

Dr. Gupta Verlag - 10/21/2014 8:50:01 AM
Rubber prices are expected to go up backed by initiatives from rubber producing countries, said Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities, Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas. He said the Association of Natural Rubber Producing Countries (ANRPC ...

Farmers in distress as rubber prices languish at 5-year low

The Economic Times - 10/16/2014 2:43:43 AM
KOCHI: With prices of rubber hovering at a five-year low of Rs 121-Rs 122 per kg, production of the commodity in the country plunged for the second consecutive month in September. The Kerala government's announcement to procure rubber at Rs 5 per kg more ...

Thailand moves to support rubber farmers, futures surges

The Business Times - 10/17/2014 9:30:33 AM
... rubber companies on Friday to discuss how to improve domestic demand for the commodity. "The private sector understands that we want to push up demand for rubber prices to improve," he told reporters. Anan Pruksanusak, managing director of Siam ...

Thai rubber farmers wheeze as prices slump

Yahoo7 Finance - 10/20/2014 12:58:45 AM
As rubber prices slump, hard-up farmers in Thailand -- the world's top producer of the commodity -- are appealing for a bailout, testing the junta's resolve to end populist policies and an entrenched subsidy culture. The global price for a one kilogram ...

M'sia to prop up rubber prices

Malaysian Reserve - 10/20/2014 7:53:56 AM
Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said Malaysia will inject subsidies directly for producers if the price of rubber falls below its threshold of RM4.60 per kg from Jan 1, 2015. “The RPI will be activated if the ...

Rubber Jumps in Tokyo as Thailand Set to Buy for Reserve

Bloomberg - 10/17/2014 6:02:57 AM
Rubber futures in Tokyo climbed by the most in seven months as Thailand, the biggest shipper, is set to start buying the commodity to build up stockpiles in a bid to bolster prices. The contract for March delivery on the Tokyo Commodity Exchange advanced 3 ...

Thailand implementing measures to help rubber farmers, futures surge

themalaymailonline.com - 10/21/2014 3:38:02 PM
... rubber companies on Friday to discuss how to improve domestic demand for the commodity. “The private sector understands that we want to push up demand for rubber prices to improve,” he told reporters. Anan Pruksanusak, managing director of Siam ...