The fifth edition of India Rubber Meet was held on 28 – 29 February 2020 at Mamallapuram Tamil Nadu with the theme ‘Rubber Resurgence Through Innovations’. Experts from across the world spoke on prospects of rubber industry and allied topics. Eminent technocrats and management professionals of all major rubber growing countries and rubber industry stakeholders led the panel discussions.

“India Rubber Meet is a unique attempt to bring together all the stakeholders of the rubber sector on a single platform at periodic intervals, has few parallels in the world, said the Chief Guest Mr K M Mammen, Chairman,  ATMA.

Delivering the inaugural address Mr Mammen said resilience was the very character of rubber and the sector was sure to regain its past glory, surviving the obstacles of the present recessionary trends as well as climatic variations.

Arrangements should be made to build up a strategic reserve of natural rubber that could meet about a month’s requirement, Mr Mammen added.