MRC has successfully participated in the Agricommodity Week-17 at the Malaysia Pavilion in Expo 2020 Dubai, United Arab Emirates from 23 - 29 January 2022 to promote a wide array of high quality Made in Malaysia rubber and rubber products. The Week-17 carried the theme of â€œSustainable Agricommodityâ€ that covered rubber, timber and kenaf sectors under the non-food category, led by the Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities. There was a total of six Malaysian rubber products manufacturers and exporters participated with MRC under the rubber sector, namely Armcrest, Geomax Rubber, Duramedical, Mah Sing Healthcare, Pleasure Latex Products and Top Glove.
During the event, MRC also introduced its new rubber and rubber product virtual platform, the Malaysian Rubber Products Virtual Showcase (MaRViS), which was launched by YB Datuk Hajah Zuraida Kamaruddin, Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities, Malaysia on the 24 January 2022 at the Malaysia Pavilion in the Expo 2020 Dubai. MaRViS hosted Malaysian rubber and rubber products manufacturers to showcase their products from seven categories, namely precured treads, latex foam and mattresses, engineered rubber products, specialty rubber materials, rubber medical devices, rubber gloves and rubber automotive components. The virtual platform will enable Malaysian rubber and rubber product manufacturers to promote their products online more effectively without geographical boundaries.
Launching of MaRViS by YB Datuk Hajah Zuraida Kamaruddin, Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities, Malaysia
MRC And The Northern Corridor Implementation Authority (NCIA) Signed A Memorandum Of Collaboration (MOC)
MRC has successfully participated in Arab Health 2022 which was held from 24 - 27 January 2022 at the Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. MRC Malaysia Pavilion was strategically located in Hall 8 and housed eight Malaysian rubber product companies as co-exhibitors, namely Hartalega, Supermax, Karex, Asap International, Biomax, Glove Resources, Mah Sing Healthcare and Tradecyanic. Another six Malaysian rubber product companies had participated on their own in the show. MRC Malaysia Pavilion received exceptional number of visitors to almost 5,000 people and received more than 2,000 trade enquiries throughout the event. MRC also facilitated nearly 100 business matching sessions between the potential buyers and Malaysian rubber medical devices companies. Furthermore, MRC enhanced its presence in Arab Health by having prominent advertisements at the main entrance and along the walkway from metro station to the trade centre to further promote Made in Malaysia rubber medical devices and attracting visitors' footfall to MRC Malaysia Pavilion. On the first day of the event, the Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities Malaysia, YB Datuk Hajah Zuraidah Kamaruddin visited MRC Malaysia Pavilion to meet participating Malaysian companies in conjunction with her official visit to Dubai. The next edition of Arab Health will be held from 30 January - 2 February 2023.
Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities Malaysia, YB Datuk Hajah Zuraidah Kamaruddin visited MRC Malaysia Pavilion at Arab Health 2022
Minister of MPIC Officially Launched The Agricommodity Regional Office in Jeddah
YB Datuk Hajah Zuraida Kamaruddin, Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities has officially launched the agricommodity regional office in Jeddah yesterday, as part of her ministerial mission to Saudi Arabia.
The Commodities Integration Marketing Company (CIMC), the first of its kind in the Middle East, houses three government-linked organisations under one roof, namely Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC), Malaysian Rubber Council (MRC) and Malaysian Timber Council (MTC).
Also present were YB Dr Daroyah Alwi, Chairman of MRC, Izwan Zarik Sapari, Deputy CEO of MRC and Ahmad Nazri Abd Razak, Chief Representative of MRC Middle East.
Roundtable Discussion With Industry Members of Saudi Arabia
A roundtable discussion with representatives from palm oil, timber and rubber industries of Saudi Arabia and Malaysia was held yesterday at Amwaj Ballroom, Jeddah Hilton Hotel to discuss potential markets in the region for Malaysiaâ€™s agricommodity sector. It is in conjunction with the ministerial mission to Saudi Arabia, led by YB Datuk Hajah Zuraida Kamaruddin, Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities, Malaysia. Also present was YB Dr. Daroyah binti Alwi, Chairman of MRC.
Encik Muhammad Fazli bin Abdul Jalil, Senior Director, Marketing & Development of MRC presented on current Malaysian Rubber industry trade performance during the event.
MRC To Participate in The Worldâ€™s Mega Exhibition - Expo 2020 Dubai
The world expo which is held once every five years is taking place from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022 in the United Arab Emirates. This edition, known as the Expo 2020 Dubai with the theme, "Connecting Minds, Creating the Future" embraces the idea that bringing the world together to catalyse an exchange of new perspectives and inspire action to deliver real life solutions to real world challenges.
The Malaysia Pavilion, themed â€œEnergising Sustainabilityâ€ is built with the inspiration of Malaysiaâ€™s majestic rainforest. The pavilion captures the nationâ€™s commitment and direction for sustainable development. Located in front of the Jubilee Park, the pavilion comprises several segments, which includes â€˜Energising Businessâ€™ situated at the lower ground floor that features 26 weekly trade and business exhibits.
The Malaysian Rubber Council (MRC) will be participating together with the six rubber products manufacturers and exporters in the expo under the Malaysia Pavilionâ€™s thematic Week-17 of â€œSustainable Agricommodityâ€ which will be held from 23 to 29 January 2022 to promote a wide array of high quality Made in Malaysia rubber and rubber products.
MRC will be officially launching its virtual platform, namely the Malaysian Rubber Products Virtual Showcase (MaRViS) during the week. MaRViS is a reliable online platform that facilitates online business engagements between international buyers and Malaysian rubber product manufacturers. The Rubber Clay Modelling demonstration will also take place at the Amphitheatre of the pavilion to further ignite interest from the public on Made in Malaysia rubber products.
Come and visit us to discover more about sustainably produced rubber products from Malaysia!
MRC to Promote Made in Malaysia Rubber Medical Devices in Arab Health 2022
Committed to deliver the best event for healthcare community in the Middle East and North African region, Arab Health is all set to unite the global healthcare industry once again at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 24-27 January 2022. The 2022 edition of the event is expected to welcome about 3,600 exhibiting companies and 30,000 healthcare and trade professionals from 160 countries. MRC will promote Malaysia as the source of quality rubber medical devices by having a pavilion that will host eight Malaysian rubber product manufacturers and exporters. The MRC Malaysia Pavilion is located in the main hall and will be the perfect avenue to source for high-quality Made in Malaysia rubber medical devices such as medical gloves, condoms, and rubber catheters. Come and visit MRC Malaysia Pavilion at Hall 8, Booth H8.E11 for a wide range of high-quality rubber medical devices from Malaysia at Arab Health 2022!
YB Dato' Sri Dr. Wee Jeck Seng, Deputy Minister of MPIC Paid A Courtesy Visit To MRC
YB Dato' Sri Dr. Wee Jeck Seng, Deputy Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities (MPIC) paid a courtesy visit to MRC today. The visit was concluded with a fruitful discussion with our CEO, Encik Nor Hizwan Ahmad, on initiatives to promote exports of local rubber products and ongoing challenges in the rubber industry. It was followed by a tour of MRC's gallery, led by our very own Marketing & Development Division.
MRC is looking forward to closer collaboration with MPIC, to strengthen Malaysian rubber products presence in the global scene.
MRC And Top Glove Discussed The Agenda For The Upcoming Inaugural Commercialisation Committee Meeting
Nor Hizwan Ahmad, CEO of MRC and YBhg. Datoâ€™ Lee Kim Meow, Managing Director of Top Glove, discussed the agenda for the upcoming inaugural Commercialisation Committee Meeting at Top Glove Tower, today.
A visit to Top Glove R&D facility was later conducted by Top Glove Senior Team to showcase some of their product developments in the pipeline.
MRC is looking forward to work closely with Top Glove on the advancement agenda of rubber commercialisation towards greater achievement for the country.