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    Global Rubber Conference 2014 in Colombo

    July 28, 2014

    Recognised to be one of world’s leading conferences on natural rubber, Sri Lanka has been selected to host the Global Rubber Conference (GRC) 2014, the three-day international event from 27 to 30 October in Colombo.


    Co-organised by the Sri Lanka Export Development Board (SLEBD) and CONFEXHUB, GRC 2014 is supported by the International Rubber Research Development Board (IRRDB) and over 20 global government agencies and associations. From the local side the event will be supported by the Ministry of Industry and Commerce and the Ministry of Plantation Industries.


    The event will bring together 700 experts and delegates of whom 500 will be foreign delegates representing over 25 countries and the remaining 200 will be from Sri Lanka. It will be addressed by 18 eminent guest speakers who represent government agencies, rubber research bodies, rubber associations and commercial companies.


    Last year the event was hosted in Palembang, Indonesia Themed ‘Sowing the Seeds for Sustainable Future’, the high calibre forum is expected to serve as a platform for various industry players in the rubber industry to gain further insights on the major challenges and opportunities within the industry, both in a local and global context. (ST/KH)

    Last modified on Monday, 28 July 2014 09:36

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