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The Malaysian Rubber Council (MRC), formerly known as Malaysian Rubber Export Promotion Council, was incorporated on 14 April 2000 under the Companies Act 1965 as a company limited by guarantee under the Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities (MPIC).


MRC is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities. MRC is tasked with undertaking market promotion of quality Malaysian rubber and rubber products in world markets. MRC has overseas offices in the US, China, India, Europe and the Middle East.

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Briefing Session by Northern Corridor Implementation Authority (NCIA) on Kedah Rubber City (KRC) and Northern Corridor Economic Region (NCER)

A briefing session by Northern Corridor Implementation Authority (NCIA) on Kedah Rubber City (KRC) and Northern Corridor Economic Region (NCER) was held online with MRC on 29 November 2021. The briefing was led by Mr. Hasri A Hasan, NCIA Chief Operating Officer.

Kedah Rubber City (KRC) is expected to bring in RM10 billion in investment, creating 14,500 jobs, which will modernise the rubber industry and become an important component in the Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle (IMT-GT) with its 503 hectares of land outlay. Among topics discussed were incentives and initiatives across the catalytic investment framework tailored to the KRC and NCER.

MRC look forward to work closely with NCIA and NCER to promote participation in KRC and identify investment potentials.

Briefing Session by Northern Corridor Implementation Authority (NCIA) on Kedah Rubber City (KRC) and Northern Corridor Economic Region (NCER)

Briefing Session by Northern Corridor Implementation Authority (NCIA) on Kedah Rubber City (KRC) and Northern Corridor Economic Region (NCER)

30
Nov,2021

Factory Visits with MRC CEO to Nastah Industries Sdn Bhd and Kayel Rubber Products Sdn Bhd

MRC CEO, Nor Hizwan bin Ahmad visited Kayel Rubber Products Sdn Bhd and Nastah Industries Sdn Bhd to gain more insights on the challenges and issues faced by the rubber products industry. He also highlighted the various incentives and programmes MRC offers that will benefit the industry in particular human capital development, technology advancement and enhanced sustainability.

Factory Visits with MRC CEO to Nastah Industries Sdn Bhd and Kayel Rubber Products Sdn Bhd

Factory Visits with MRC CEO to Nastah Industries Sdn Bhd and Kayel Rubber Products Sdn Bhd

29
Nov,2021

MRC Contributed RM40,500 during “Jelajah Agrikomoditi Keluarga Malaysia” in Terengganu, a Collaboration with MPIC and MRB

MRC has contributed cash assistance and food basket worth RM40,500 to 81 rubber industry smallholder families of the B40 category under Bantuan Prihatin MRC during “Jelajah Agrikomoditi Keluarga Malaysia”. The programme is organised by the Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities (MPIC) in collaboration with MRC and Malaysian Rubber Board (MRB).

YB Datuk Hajah Zuraida Kamaruddin, Minister of MPIC officiated the event that took place in Kampung Kepah, Hulu Terengganu this morning. Also present during the handing over was YB Dr. Daroyah Alwi, Chairman of MRC; Mr. Lee Chin Cheh, Chairman of MRB; Mr. Nor Hizwan Ahmad, CEO of MRC; and Dr. Faridah Hanim Ab Hanan, Deputy Director General, Policy & Operations of MRB.

MRC has also provided E-Learning devices [Lenovo Tab M8, with internet data plan (12 months) and Mahir Tutor (6 months)] to 15 underprivileged students in the area to facilitate their online learning lessons and exams preparation during this challenging time.

MRC Contributed RM40,500 during “Jelajah Agrikomoditi Keluarga Malaysia” in Terengganu, a Collaboration with MPIC and MRB

MRC Contributed RM40,500 during “Jelajah Agrikomoditi Keluarga Malaysia” in Terengganu, a Collaboration with MPIC and MRB

27
Nov,2021

MRC Promotes Quality Rubber Medical Devices at the World’s Largest Medical Devices Exhibition

MRC has successfully participated in MEDICA, the world’s largest medical devices exhibition at the Düsseldorf Trade Fair Centre, Düsseldorf, Germany from 15 – 18 November 2021. This year MEDICA returned to in-person event and attracted 46,000 visitors as well as 3,033 exhibitors. The international visitors came from 150 countries despite the on-going pandemic. With the combination of in-person trade fair event and digital supplements such as livestream programmes, special matchmaking tool and online showroom, the show provided a booster to the world’s medical devices industry.

During the four-day event, MRC promotional booth received over 300 trade enquiries from potential buyers who were interested in sourcing quality rubber medical devices from Malaysia. Prominent on-site advertisements such as wall sign advertisement which was strategically situated at one of the main entrances to the fairground, floor minder as well as placement in the MEDICA 2021’s visitor guide was put up by MRC to increase the awareness on Made in Malaysia rubber medical devices among the visitors as well as garnering footfall to MRC booth. Besides MRC, a number of Malaysian manufacturers also participated in MEDICA 2021 on their own, namely Hartalega, Koon Seng, Smart Glove Corporation, Supermax Glove Manufacturing, Top Glove, WRP Asia Pacific, Karex Industries and Riverstone Resources. The next edition of MEDICA will be held from 14 – 17 November 2022 in Düsseldorf, Germany.

MRC Promotes Quality Rubber Medical Devices at the World’s Largest Medical Devices Exhibition

MRC Promotes Quality Rubber Medical Devices at the World’s Largest Medical Devices Exhibition

25
Nov,2021

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