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Published on September 23, 2010

Tire raw materials: A post recession outlook for the synthetic rubber markets

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Date Published September 23, 2010

Global markets have experienced unprecedented volatility in supply/demand and pricing over the past two years. The largest recession in recent times has been felt at all stages of the value chain from tires all the way to base energy. The ability of the tire industry and its suppliers to adjust to these turbulent market conditions has been stretched to the limit. In this paper, we present our view of the synthetic rubber markets over the next few years and its post recession dynamics.