SICOM rubber factors to watch for Tuesday, September 11

Rubber car tyre; taken September 2018Car tyre; taken September 2018

* – The SICOM front-month October contract settled down 0.5 cent to 131.7 U.S. cents.

* – TOCOM February delivery rubber futures fell 0.3 yen, or 0.2 percent, 165.6 yen ($1.49) per kg.

* – Weighing on rubber, President Donald Trump may move this week to impose tariffs on virtually all Chinese imports into the U.S., threatening duties on another $267 billion of goods on top of $200 billion in imports primed for levies in coming days.