London – Natural rubber prices showed some signs of improvement in Far East markets during the past week.
As indicated by ERJ’s latest snapshot, the commodity traded slightly above prior-week levels over the seven days to 31 May.
While TSR20 prices jumped in Singapore and Tokyo, the commodity fell slightly on the Kuala Lumpur market during the week.
SHFE Ru1909: Yuan12,250 (31 May) compared to Yuan11,850/tonne (24 May)
Tocom RSS3: Yen194.2/kg compared to Yen191.8/kg
Tocom TSR20: Yen163.8/kg compared to Yen161.7/kg
SGX TSR20: $1.51/kg compared to $1.46/kg
Kuala Lumpur SMR20: $152.85/100kg (30 May) compared to $153.08/100kg
Kuala Lumpur Latex: $118.47/100kg (30 May) compared to $118.21/100kg