ANRPC Conference underscores Efficiency of Supply Chain

The 10th Annual Rubber Conference of the Association of Natural Rubber Producing Countries (ANRPC) held in Ho Chi Minh City recently underscored the the need to review the value-chain system existing in producing countries with a view to revitalize the smallholdings....

Renowned rubber scientist to steer MRB

Globally renowned Rubber Scientist, Dr Zairossani bin Mohd Nor, has taken over as the Director General of the Malaysian Rubber Board (MRB) on 1st November 2017. Prior to his appointment, Dr Zairossani was the Deputy Director General (Research & Innovation), MRB...

India consumes more NR than China in Jan-Sept 2017: ANRPC

World demand of Natural Nubber (NR) including non-ANRPC (Association of Natural Rubber Producing Countries) member countries, grew nine per cent to 9.637 million tonnes during the first nine months of 2017 compared to 9.550 million tonnes recorded during the same...

China launches new rubber guidelines to tackle land grabs

The new rubber industry guidelines introduced by China could play a key role in tackling land grabs and deforestation across the Mekong, says non-governmental group Global Witness. The guidelines were launched at an intergovernmental conference in Ho Chi Minh City,...

Global NR production up 5.4% during Jan-Sept 2017: ANRPC

During the first nine months of 2017, world production of natural rubber (NR), including non- Association of Natural Rubber Producing Countries (ANRPC) member countries grew 5.4% to 9.240 million tonnes on a year-on-year basis. Cambodia has recorded the fastest growth...