ASEAN Rubber Business Council (ARBC) Meeting Hosted by Association for Rubber Development of Cambodia (ARDC) on 07 April 2018

In conjunction with the Association for Rubber Development of Cambodia (ARDC) Annual Dinner that was held on 6th April 2018, the ASEAN Rubber Business Council (ARBC) had organized the 20th Meeting of the Economics and Statistics Committee (ESC) at Sokha Beach Resort, Sihanouk Ville Province, Cambodia on 7th April 2018.

The meeting was hosted by ARDC and attended by representatives from association members of ARBC such as Rubber Association of Indonesia (GAPKINDO), Thai Rubber Association (TRA), Vietnam Rubber Association (VRA), Rubber Trade Association of Singapore (RTAS) and Malaysian Rubber Exchange (MRE)/Federation of the Rubber Trade Associations of Malaysia (FRTAM). MRE which is a Unit under Malaysian Rubber Board (MRB) is a permanent secretariat for ARBC.

The meetings helped provide a platform for members to exchange views of common issues pertaining to trade matters that have an impact on all members. Among the important matters discussed in the ARBC meetings were natural rubber (NR) statistics, prices, market outlook as well as the administrative matters of the organisation.

20th Meeting of the Economics and Statistics Committee (ESC) was chaired by Mr Men Sopheak, President of ARDC and the agenda was presented by Mr Ang Chai Seng, Secretary-General of ARBC.

Delegation of ARBC members at the meeting.