KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (Aug. 19, 2009)—The Royal Government of Cambodia is joining the Association of Natural Rubber Producing Countries.
Cambodia later this year will join China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam as members. In the latest issue of the ANRPC's statistical bulletin, Djoko Said Damardjati also said that the Republic of Philippines has said it is in the process of completing the process of joining the group.
Chan Sarun, honorable minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Cambodia, on July 21 inked relevant documents and nominated H.E. Ly Phalla, director general of the General Directorate of Rubber, to be the country's official representative.