World Rubber Week 2017

Conference Overview



The International Rubber Study Group (IRSG), in partnership with SingEx Exhibitions, will once again organise the World Rubber Summit (WRS) 2017, to be held on 22-23 March 2017 at SGX Auditorium, Singapore, as a key event of “World Rubber Week”.

The theme for World Rubber Summit 2017 will be Orderly Growth for a Healthy Industry. The conference programme is designed to address broader, strategic policy led issues which impacts the rubber industry, and will examine how leaders of the global rubber industry are adjusting to the rapidly changing world economy and new global paradigms which will inadvertently have an impact on the industry.

With thought-provoking Keynote topics, targeted panel discussions led by industry leaders and experts, the 1.5 day Summit aims to provide key insights and valuable takeaways on the outlook and opportunities in the industry’s various market segments.

The Organisers

About IRSG

The International Rubber Study Group (IRSG) was established in 1944 as the only intergovermental organization that brought the worlds rubber producing and consuming stakeholders together. The IRSG shall be THE FORUM for the discussion of matters affecting the supply and demand for natural as well as synthetic rubber.

The IRSG will be the authortative source of statistical data and analysis for all aspects of the rubber industry, including production, consumption and trade in rubber as well as rubber products. The seminal purpose of the secretariat is to prepare current estimates and analyse future supply and demand trends, while undertaking statistical and economic studies on specific aspects of the industry so as to continually improve its value-added service to stakeholders.

Become IRSG Member of the Panel of Associates (POA)


Organisations involved or interested in the rubber industry can become Member of the Panel of Associates. Established in 1990, the Panel of Associates is open to any organisation involved in the rubber industry. It provides greater interaction between industry and the Secretariat with benefits to both sides.

Membership of the Panel of Associates provides a valuable and cost-effective source of information for companies and organisations concernd. Services provided are constantly being improved, and the value is demonstrated by the current membership, which includes major natural rubber producer organisations, major synthetic rubber producers, traders and the world's largest tyre and other rubber products manufacturers, as we as leading rubber industry consultants.

Payment of the annual fee provides:
  • all IRSG publications
  • IRSG data and information
  • Invitation to attend the annual meetings of the Groups Industry Advisory Panel

Membership Fees:
  • Companies or organisations in a Member Country - SGD 4,000
  • Companies or organisations in a Non-member Country - SGD 6,000

List of Members of Panel of Associates

Link to Membership Application form

Supporting member government




About SingEx Exhibitions

SingEx Exhibitions is a subsidiary of SingEx Holdings, and is wholly owned by Singapore’s investment company, Temasek Holdings. SingEx Exhibitions owns, develops and manages a series of trade exhibitions and conferences in various industries including urban solutions, logistics, information technology, healthcare and commodities. The company collaborates with both local and international partners to create new market platforms via trade events in key industries with high growth potential. SingEx Exhibitions has an extensive network of relationships with regional governmental agencies, international trade associations, and leading businesses in key sectors which enables it to form joint ventures, acquire, market and scale events around the world.

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