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World Rubber Production

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Thailand is the biggest natural rubber producer in the World.

On March 5, 1951, the Thai Rubber Association was established by those early traders under the name of "The Rubber Traders Association of Thailand". Its objectives were to serve as the central organization of companies comprising rubber producers and traders to foster co-operation between them as well as acting as the central entity for government agencies to contact the group and discuss or negotiate about matters of common interest. From that humble beginning, the Association has also been the driving force in pushing innovative activities concerning career development along with up-grading its members' standards of business administration.

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Indonesia is in the second position.

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Malaysia is in the third position.

The Malaysian Rubber Board (MRB) is the custodian of the rubber industry in Malaysia. Established on 1 January 1998, it has under its fold three well established agencies (RRIM, MRRDB and MRELB), which are now merged into one, which have contributed significantly to the development of the rubber industry for the last 78 years. The R&D excellence in NR, accomplished by the Rubber Research Institute of Malaysia (RRIM), has had an impact on the Malaysian NR industry and other NR producing countries.

The primary objective of MRB is to assist in the development and modernisation of the Malaysian rubber industry in all aspects from cultivation of the rubber tree, the extraction and processing of its raw rubber, the manufacture of rubber products and the marketing of rubber and rubber products.

The MRB welcomes any queries relating to rubber. For further information please contact:

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India in the fourth position

India have fourth position in Area (China is in third position in Area) and third position in production. The Rubber Board is a statutory body constituted by the Government of India, under the Rubber Act 1947, for the overall development of the rubber industry in the country. Read More >>>

A compiled details of Daily Natural Rubber prices are publishing periodically by a farmer at this page.

World Rubber Statistics compiled by the same farmer is available here (not updated).

International Rubber Study Group

The International Rubber Study Group (IRSG) is an intergovernmental organisation recognised as an international body located in Singapore, formally established by a Headquarters Agreement with the Government of Singapore.

Membership of the IRSG is open to governments. Currently 16 countries and the European Union are contributing members: Belgium, Republic of Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Nigeria, Russian Federation, Singapore, Spain, Sri Lanka, Thailand and United States of America.  

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International Rubber Research and Development Board

The International Rubber Research and Development Board (IRRDB) is a research and development network which brings together natural rubber research institutes in virtually all the natural rubber producing Countries, covering 95% of World natural rubber production. Read More >>>

The Association of Natural Rubber Producing Countries

The Association of Natural Rubber Producing Countries (ANRPC) is an inter-governmental organisation established in 1970.

The membership is open to the governments of countries producing natural rubber. As on 30 November 2009, the ANRPC has 10 Members which are governments of Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam. These 10 countries accounted for about 94 per cent of the global production of natural rubber during 2008. Read More >>>

Online Area Convertion

Online convertion can be used to convert into hectare. eg.Production of Thailand from 18,41,280 hectare (11,508,000 rai)  in 2009 was 32,29,000 Tonnes. The productivity per hectare = 100/.16*281 = 1756.25 Kg/Hectare

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