London – Natural rubber (NR) prices provided a mixed picture over the final weeks of the year 2019, with Tokyo and Kuala Lumpur registering growth.
In Shanghai, prices for the most heavily traded ru2005 fell over the three weeks to 27 Dec, while TSR20 futures declined slightly over the period, according to ERJ's latest review of major Far East markets.
Shanghai SHFE ru2005: Yuan 12,875/tonne (27 Dec) compared to Yuan 13,280/tonne (6 Dec)
Tokyo Tocom RSS3 back month: Yen198.9/kg compared to Yen197/kg
Tokyo Tocom TSR20 back month: Yen160.9/kg compared to Yen149.1/kg
Singapore SGX TSR20: $1.47/kg compared to $1.50/kg
Kuala Lumpur SMR20: $144.68/100kg compared to $143.51/100 kg
Kuala Lumpur Latex: $111.62/100kg compared to $109.55/100kg