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Coming soon – Tires made from eggshells, tomato peels

Coming soon – Tires made from eggshells, tomato peels

In tests, rubber made with the new fillers exceeds industrial standards for performance, which may ultimately open up new applications for rubber.

Govt allows 100% FDI in five plantation crops including coffee

The government on Tuesday allowed 100 percent FDI in five plantation crops, mainly coffee, rubber, cardamom, palm oil tree and olive oil tree via automatic route, a move hailed by the industry.

 

Natural rubber imports jump 64% in May

The import of natural rubber rose 64 percent to 34,419 tonnes in May on account of lower prices in international markets and drop in domestic production.

Rubber consumption down 4% in Nov; output declines marginally

Natural rubber consumption in the country fell by 4 percent to 79,000 tonnes in November this year.