Malaysian Rubber Board Business and Technical Mission to Shanghai, China

Malaysian Rubber Board organised a Business and Technical Mission for Malaysian Rubber Exchange (MRE) members to Shanghai, China from 16-21 September 2019. The mission was led by YBrs. Tuan Sankara N. Nair, Chairman of MRB and accompanied by YBrs. Dato’ Dr Zairossani Mohd Nor, Director General of MRB. The mission was participated by 19 delegates representing government officials, rubber associations, producers, plantation companies, traders and manufacturers. Among the objectives of the mission are:

  1. To provide a platform for industry members to explore business and investment opportunities in China;
  2. To establish closer rapport through exchange of market information and development of rubber technologies in respective countries;
  3. To strengthen existing business networking with Chinese counterparts;
  4. To increase trade cooperation with respective associations and private sector in China;
  5. To provide a platform for members to discuss mutual interest and current issues especially those pertaining to trade matters;
  6. To promote MRB's technologies and services.

The programme includes exhibitions, factory visits, dialogue session, meetings and business networking with key organisations and companies related to the rubber industry in China. Overall the mission was fruitful and the objectives of the mission were achieved. In a nutshell, the mission was a success and participants were able to get updates on the rubber industry in China. The Chinese companies had shown great interest to foster business relationship with Malaysian NR producers and rubber product manucturers.

Meeting and Business Networking with China Rubber Industry Association (CRIA) members and captains of Chinese companies.

Visit to Changxin Rubber Industry (Shanghai) Co. Ltd factory, a market leader in the manufacturing of rubber compounding in China.

Meeting with Halcyon Agri Corporation Ltd, a biggest supplier of natural rubber globally.

Visit to Industrial Automation Show (IAS), is an international exhibition demonstrates the latest technologies and comprehensive solutions for production and process automation.

MRB and MARGMA participated as exhibitors at the International Exhibition on Rubber Technology (RubberTech) China 2019. RubberTech is an international exhibition on rubber technology involving rubber machinery, rubber chemicals, rubber raw materials, tire and non-tire rubber products.

Visit to Shanghai Futures Exchange (SHFE), the largest marketplace in China and one of the largest marketplaces in the world, especially for the buying and selling of natural rubber.

Visit to Double Arrow Rubber Co. Ltd factory, a single largest rubber conveyer belt manufacturer in the world.