Vietnam Rubber Association (VRA)
236 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia st., District 3
Ho Chi Minh
+84 8 3932 2605
+84 8 3932 0372
The Vietnam Rubber Association (VRA) is a voluntary organization of enterprises and units operating in the Viet Nam rubber industry or sectors related to Viet Nam rubber industry. It has been established with the purpose of assisting its members’ business activities, protecting its members’ legal rights and contributing to the sustainable rubber industry development.
VRA is a legal entity and non-profit organization, representing of the Viet Nam rubber industry in participation, negotiation and signing of cooperation agreements with worldwide rubber organizations under the Government’s approval. VRA provides recommendations to governmental agencies on strategies, policies to safeguard and encourage business in the rubber industry or related to the rubber industry of Viet Nam.
VRA has been operating since the end of 2004. At the end of August 2015, VRA has 143 members who are state-owned, private, joint-venture, and foreign capital enterprises, comprising of producers, processors, manufacturers, traders, exporters, importers, and organizations of finance, research, training, supporting and services related to the Viet Nam rubber industry.
The Association is currently the member of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), the International Rubber Association (IRA), the ASEAN Rubber Business Council (ARBC) and member of International Rubber Study Group’s (IRSG) Panel of Associates. VRA has opportunities to exchange information and attend international conferences organized by various organizations, namely International Rubber Study Group (IRSG), the Association of Natural Rubber Producing Countries (ANRPC), China Rubber Industry Association (CRIA), Indian Rubber Board, Malaysian Rubber Board, etc... VRA also updates information related to global rubber markets, experience on rubber industry development of relevant countries to establish sources of information and consultancy for VRA’s members and relating organizations.
In December of 2006, VRA established the Vietnam Rubber Export Insurance Fund (Fund). Members who voluntarily participate in the Fund contribute up to 1% of their NR export turnover to this Fund. The Fund would be a timely financial support to reduce risks in rubber production and export activities of members. The Fund also supports trade promotion for members and VRA’s development activities.
Mr. Tran Ngoc Thuan
Mr. Nguyen Tien Duc
Mr. Nguyen Quang Hop
Mr. Nguyen Manh Son
Mr. Vo Hoang An