MPA is an industry association representing the petrochemical industry of Malaysia. MPA was formed in 1997 and is registered with the Registrar of Societies in Malaysia. At present, members of MPA include companies engaging in the manufacture and trading of petrochemicals and plastic resins, as well as companies providing services required by the petrochemical industry.
The Asia Petrochemical Industry Conference (APIC) is an annual conference organised to promote mutual friendship and goodwill among the petrochemical industry players in the world, as well as the sound development of the petrochemical industry in the region.
Since its inception under its former name the East Asia Petrochemical Industry Conference (EAPIC) in 1979, the APIC has been a major forum that annually attracts participation of hundreds of senior corporate executives in the petrochemical industry. The conference is an effective venue, which facilitates exchange of information, sharing of issues, and promotes business networking.
The APIC is organised by its Steering Committee consists of 7 national organisations representing petrochemical industry of their respective countries.