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On March 8, 2017

Nazir: Right time to strengthen Asean amid global uncertainty

As appeared in TheEdge Markets, 3rd March 2017   THE current uncertain global environment is an opportune time for Asean member states to find ways to strengthen and help one another, says Datuk Seri Nazir Razak, chair of both World Economic Forum Asean Regional Strategy Group and Asean Regional Business Council. “Given the external environment today,
On December 16, 2016

Business clubs on joint mission to Hanoi

As appeared in Borneo Post (KK), 12th December 2016     HANOI: The Asean Business Club (ABC) and Kuala Lumpur Business Club (KLBC) led a highlevel delegation for a joint business mission to Hanoi to explore trade and investment opportunities in Vietnam. The business mission was headed by Minister of International Trade and Industry of Malaysia, Dato’ Sri Mustapa Mohamed and was received by the President of Vietnam, H.E. Tran Dai Quang, and the Prime Minister, H.E. Nguyen Xuan Phuc and other cabinet ministers. Vietnam’s GDPhasbeengrowing at an average of 6.6% between 2000 and September 2016 and its inflation rate has been stable at about 3%. Some economists believe Vietnam may become the next Asean tiger.’ “Vietnam has a market with over 92 million people, and it sits in the Mekong region linking neighbouring provinces of China (Guangxi, Guangdong and Yunnan) with a combined population of 390 million. With a young and IT­sav vy demographics and low wages, Vietnam is not only an attractive trading post but also a highly competitive gateway to the Mekong markets,” said Tan Sri Dr. Munir Majid, President of Asean Business Club. The delegation comprised of over 30 leading corporations from Asean, particularly Malaysia, such as CIMB Group, AirAsia, Brunsfield, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Sapura Resources Berhad, AGC
On December 15, 2016

ASEAN business leader urges listing of major regional projects

As appeared in Nikkei Asian Review, 08th December 2016   Munir Majid, head of ASEAN Business Club speaks at a meeting to boost Malaysia-Vietnam trade relations in Hanoi on Thursday.   HANOI — Munir Majid, President of the ASEAN Business Club, proposed on Thursday the listing of regional infrastructure projects to boost liquidity. “There are
On October 11, 2016

Semangat ASEAN

As appeared in Utusan Malaysia, 10th October 2016 PRESIDEN Kelab Perniagaan ASEAN, Tan Sri Dr. Mohd Munir Abdul Majid hadir sebagai ahli panel dalam satu sesi perbincangan yang diadakan sempena Forum Perniagaan Global Nikkei Asia300 yang berlangsung Bangkok, Thailand pada 7 Oktober lalu. Beliau menjadi salah seorang ahli panel dalam sesi ayng bertajuk Menilai Impak
On May 26, 2016

Pendekatan terbuka – Negara anggota AEC tehti potensi FTA dengan EAEU Ogos im

Harian Metro Negara anggota Komuniti Ekonomi ASEAN (AEC) akan meneliti potensi perjanjian perdagangan bebas (FTA) antara ASEAN dan Kesatuan Ekonomi Eurasia (EAEU) pada mesyuarat pegawai kanan ekonomi ASEAN (SEOM), Ogos ini. Menteri Perdagangan Antarabangsa dan Industri (MITI) Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed berkata, Malaysia perlu mendapat konsensus daripada negara anggota ASEAN sebelum sebarang rundingan dengan Russia
On May 26, 2016

Keputusan EAEU perlu dapat konsensus ASEAN

Utusan Malaysia KUALA LUMPUR 24 Mei ASEAN akan meneliti potensi perjanjian perdagangan bebas (FTA) dengan Kesatuan Ekonomi Eurasia (EAEU) pada mesyuarat pegawai kanan ekonomi ASEAN (SEOM) Ogos ini. Menteri Perdagangan Antarabangsa dan Industri, Datuk Serf Mustapa Mohamed berkata, rundingan dengan pihak Rusia dan empat negara EAEU akan dijalankan selepas mendapat konsensus daripada kesemua negara anggota
On May 26, 2016

Regional businesses welcome the strengthening of private sector’s role in AEC 2025

SME Magazine Tan Sri Dr. Munir Majid, President of the ASEAN Business Club, Dato’ Sri Mustapa Mohamed, Minister for International Trade and Industry of Malaysia and Pongpiti Ektheinchai, Head of International Relations of Stock Exchange of Thailand as panelists discussing efforts and challenges in strengthening private sector’s role in the AEC 2025 Vision at a
On May 26, 2016

ASEAN to evaluate FTA potential with EAEU in August

Borneo Post Online KUALA LUMPUR: A meeting of Asean Senior Economic Offcials (SEOM) in August will evaluate the potential of a free trade agreement between the regional grouping and the Eurasian Economic Union(EAEU). Minister of International Trade and Industry Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed said Malaysia needs to obtain consensus from among the other Asean members