Teliti Semula Prosedur, Cara Kerja Pentadbiran Kerajaan Pasca COVID-19 – Muhyiddin
06 July 2020
PUTRAJAYA, 6 Julai — Prosedur dan cara kerja pentadbiran kerajaan perlu diteliti semula bagi mempermudah urusan pembangunan semula negara dalam keadaan normal baharu pasca-COVID-19, kata Perdana Menteri Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.
Local authorities, govt agencies told to assist traders affected by COVID-19 – PM
28 June 2020
MUAR, June 28 — Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin today called on local authorities and government agencies to be more proactive by going to the ground to meet traders to get to know their problems.
The Malaysian Rubber Export Promotion Council (MREPC) 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). MREPC is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities. MREPC is tasked with undertaking market promotion of quality Malaysian rubber products in world markets, and in particular, to support small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
MREPC to Participate in the First Virtual Edition of International AIDS Conference
The 23rd International AIDS Conference, to be held from 6 – 10 July 2020, has been converted by the organiser into AIDS 2020: Virtual due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The AIDS 2020 will become the first virtual edition of the International AIDS Conference. Organised by the International AIDS Society, the biennial International AIDS Conference is the world’s largest conference on HIV and AIDS. This year, the AIDS 2020: Virtual, with the theme of “Resilience” enables the delegates to access and engage through virtual means with the latest HIV science, advocacy and knowledge traditionally presented at the conference. The conference will be a compelling combination of virtual sessions including pre-conferences, satellites, workshops, interactive posters, commercial exhibitions, Global Village and other collaborative community networking activities accessible from anywhere in the world.
MREPC will continue its presence at the event and anticipates an exciting experience as a virtual exhibitor. The interactive 3D environment offers conference participants from all over the world to engage with exhibitors located in the Exhibition Hall virtually. MREPC virtual booth will feature a comprehensive content of the strengths and capabilities of Malaysian manufacturers in producing a wide range of high quality made-in-Malaysia condoms which are available in various textures, flavors, colors and packaging. Virtual visitors could also connect with MREPC representative via Live Chat platform to find out more information during the virtual event period.
KUALA LUMPUR, 20 MAY 2020: The Malaysian Rubber Export Promotion Council (MREPC), an agency under the Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities tasked to undertake market promotion of quality Malaysian rubber products in world markets, today announced the appointment of Yang Mulia Raja Dato' Haji Idris Raja Kamarudin as its new Chairman.
Having led various private limited, public listed and multinational companies, Yang Mulia Raja Dato' Haji Idris brings an incomparable wealth of experience and strategic vision to the Council. He has served in leadership roles at Siemens Malaysia, TDM Berhad, Kumpulan Darul Ehsan Berhad, and Kumpulan Perangsang Selangor group of companies among others.
MREPC Chief Executive Officer Brandon Chan said, “We are delighted to welcome Yang Mulia Raja Dato' Haji Idris Raja Kamarudin to the MREPC Board of Trustees. Under his stewardship, we are confident that the Council will continue to strengthen Malaysia’s position as a leading global sustainable rubber products player.”
Yang Mulia Raja Dato' Haji Idris brings to MREPC more than thirty years of experience and is currently helming TDM Berhad, a public listed subsidiary of Terengganu Incorporated Sdn Bhd (TI), the strategic investment arm of the Terengganu State Government, as the Director and Chairman.
He also serves as a Board member of Perbadanan Kemajuan Iktisad Negeri Kelantan (PKINK) and a member of the advisory board of Majlis Penasihat Ekonomi Negeri Kelantan (MPEN).
A Fellow of the British Computer Society (FBCS) and the Chartered Management Institute (FCMI) in United Kingdom, Yang Mulia Raja Dato’ Haji Idris also holds a Post Graduate Certificate in Strategic Management from University of Derby, UK.
MREPC's participation in the 45th edition of Arab Health which was held from 27 - 30 January 2020 at the Dubai World Trade Center, Dubai, UAE turned out to be very successful. The newly located MREPC Malaysia Pavilion at Hall 7 which housed 12 Malaysian rubber product companies as co-exhibitors received high number of visitors of more than 3,000 people throughout the event. MREPC also facilitated more than 100 business matching sessions between the potential buyers and Malaysian rubber medical device companies.
MREPC embarked on new on-site promotional platforms which included prominent advertisements at the main entrances and huge grid banners on the outside of main exhibition hall that proved to be impactful in branding Malaysia as the source of quality rubber medical devices and garnering more footfall to the MREPC Malaysia Pavilion.
MREPC also recorded its highest ever trade leads received which was over 400 enquiries compared to the previous editions. Rubber medical glove was the most sought after products, followed by catheters, condoms and other rubber medical devices. Majority of the enquiries were from the Middle East, Africa and South Asian countries. MREPC was also honoured to receive the visit of Ambassador of Malaysia to the UAE, His Excellency Mohd Tarid Bin Sufian.
For the first time, MREPC organized a Chinese New Year's Celebration Dinner which was attended by the Malaysian exhibitors and government agencies in Dubai. The show's next edition will be held from 1 - 4 February 2021 which will also coincide with the World Expo 2020 Dubai.
Chinese New Year Celebration Dinner with Malaysian participants and agencies in Dubai
MREPC with Malaysian participants at Arab Health 2020
The demand supply imbalances of the glove industry is expected to normalise after 2022, as average selling prices (ASPs) decline. These expectations have been factored into the earnings forecast of local glove makers, which show a dip in earnings for 2022, after a run-up in 2020 and 2021. An analyst said the decline in earnings forecast for financial year 2022 (FY22) does not come as a surprise and is widely expected.
India-China Dispute Presents Opportunity for Malaysia to Boost Exports
08 July 2020
The heightened border dispute between India and China presents an opportunity for Malaysia to boost exports to India as the South Asian country plans to impose strict rules and tariffs on Chinese goods, said MIDF Research. This is on top of the global disruption of raw material supplies from China as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, prompting key importing countries including India to consider import substitution or diversification.