Corporate Information The Malaysian Rubber Export Promotion Council (MREPC) was incorporated on 14 April 2000 under the Companies Act 1965 as a company limited by guarantee to undertake the market promotion of rubber and rubber products in the world markets, particularly in support of the small and medium enterprises (SMEs). MREPC is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities. MREPC USA was set up in Washington DC in February 2001 as a centre of information on Malaysian rubber and rubber products for the American public and end-users and to deal with American concerns in respect of latex products, particularly latex gloves, through the dissemination of balanced and accurate information. In August 2007, MREPC Europe was established to serve as a centre of information on Malaysian rubber and rubber products for the European public and end-users, and to increase trade opportunities in Europe for Malaysian rubber product manufacturers. MREPC China was set up in September 2011 in Shanghai to facilitate the exports of Malaysian rubber and rubber products into China. In this role, the China office provides assistance to Malaysian rubber products companies seeking to grow their business in China.