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About MRC

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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CEO of MRC Sat Down and Caught Up With New Staff

Every employee comes equipped with different expectations and professional wellbeing. So welcoming and ensuring they are settled in nicely, this morning, Encik Nurul Islam, CEO of MRC, made the time to sit down and catch up with our new employees to see how they are coping as we return working in the office.

One-on-one sessions were held to discuss personal development by talking through issues in their work and setting expectations on both sides. In return, our fellow employees reflected on key challenges, identified ways to improve and clarified priorities. Encik Nurul also shared some pearls of wisdom and exchanged ideas during the meetings.

CEO of MRC Sat Down and Caught Up With New Staff

CEO of MRC Sat Down and Caught Up With New Staff

24
Sep,2021

Market Updates on Rubber Parts for White Goods and Industrial Electronics in the USA, China, Japan and South Korea

MRC has successfully organised a webinar for the Market Updates on Rubber Parts for White Goods and Industrial Electronics in the USA, China, Japan and South Korea. More than 40 participants from the rubber products industry participated in this market update.

The guest speakers from Arthur D. Little (ADL) were Mr Yuma Ito, Partner and Head of ADL, Southeast Asia and Mr Somnath Kansabanik, Manager of ADL, Singapore, who both presented and highlighted interesting findings identified from the market research study conducted, such as the application of rubber parts in the electronic industry and the estimation of the market size for electronic goods in these countries.

Participants also received an inside into the supply of rubber parts to electronic goods in the selected countries with several recommendations on marketing strategies for Malaysian exporters to approach potential buyers.

Market Updates on Rubber Parts for White Goods and Industrial Electronics in the USA, China, Japan and South Korea

Market Updates on Rubber Parts for White Goods and Industrial Electronics in the USA, China, Japan and South Korea

21
Sep,2021

MRC Successfully Conducted e-GSM Through MaRViS

MRC has successfully conducted the e-Global Sourcing Mission (e-GSM) programme via its newly launched Malaysian Rubber Products Virtual Showcase (MaRViS) platform. The programme was held from 7 – 10 September 2021. This programme managed to gather 31 international potential buyers and 12 Malaysian manufacturers which translated into a total of 47 business-matching sessions in four days. Buyers from 11 countries attended the meeting, namely Angola, Australia, China, Germany, India, Indonesia, Japan, Pakistan, Russia, Turkey and Vietnam. They were interested to source rubber products from Malaysia such as engineered rubber products, non-medical rubber gloves as well as specialty rubber materials (green rubber).

MRC Successfully Conducted e-GSM Through MaRViS

MRC Successfully Conducted e-GSM Through MaRViS

17
Sep,2021

Industry Consultation and Briefing on Regional Market Updates

MRC has successfully organised the Industry Consultation and Briefing on Regional Market Updates that received more than 90 active participants from business owners, decision-makers, top management, as well as marketing and export managers.

In his welcoming speech, Encik Izwan Zarik bin Mohammad Sapari, Deputy CEO of MRC, mentioned the Council would focus on enhancing the competitiveness of the rubber products industry and at the same time supporting the growth of the upstream and midstream rubber industries. MRC will also look at capacity building, human capital development and adoption of advanced technology, as well as moving the industry towards enhanced sustainability.

The event started with a Global Outlook Presentation for Rubber Products, followed by an Industry Consultation Session on MRC’s Planned Programmes for 2022. Market updates and developments in USA, India, China, and Europe, as well as market opportunities in the Middle East and North Africa were later presented by MRC’s regional officers. Overall it was a successful event with active involvement and contribution from participants.

Industry Consultation and Briefing on Regional Market Updates

Industry Consultation and Briefing on Regional Market Updates

09
Sep,2021

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