Press Releases

On July 19, 2017

Press Release: Belt and Road Initiative will enhance ASEAN connectivity but ASEAN must uphold its centrality

ASEAN Roundtable Series on “China’s Belt and Road Initiative in ASEAN: economic opportunities and ASEAN centrality” From left to right: Unny Sankar, Senior Principal Assistant Director, Ministry of International Trade and Industry Malaysia; Dr. Zhang Miao, Research Fellow at the Institute of China Studies, University of Malaya; Tan Sri Dato’ Dr. Michael Yeoh, Chairman of the
On April 20, 2017

Press Release: Brexit signals ASEAN integration must focus on economic relevance to avoid reversal of support

ASEAN Roundtable Series on “Lessons learned from Brexit: risks and opportunities for ASEAN?”   Kuala Lumpur, 20 April 2017 – ASEAN should remain focused on its economic agenda and not let political issues cloud its vision of integration. In view of rising protectionism globally, this was one of the key themes that emerged during a
On April 7, 2017

ASEAN Business Club inks Memorandum of Cooperation with nine Japanese business associations in Tokyo to form ASEAN-Japan Innovation Network (AJIN)

ASEAN Business Club inks Memorandum of Cooperation with nine Japanese business associations in Tokyo to form ASEAN-Japan Innovation Network (AJIN)     Tokyo, 7 April – ASEAN Business Club (ABC), together with ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN-BAC) have entered into a cooperation with nine Japanese business associations to form the ASEAN-Japan Innovation Network (AJIN). AJIN
On March 15, 2017

ASEAN business community looks for policy certainty and continued mutually beneficial trade relations with the U.S. under President Trump

ASEAN Roundtable Series on “Dealing with a changing world order: What will Trump’s economic and foreign policies mean for ASEAN?” Kuala Lumpur, 14 March 2017 – ASEAN businesses have urged President Trump’s administration to provide more clarity and certainty in U.S. trade policies for the benefit of mutual growth in the U.S. and ASEAN. A
On December 15, 2016

Courtesy call on Prime Minister of Vietnam Nguyen Xuan Phuc and cabinet ministers: ABC and KLBC member corporations eye Vietnam market

Courtesy call on Prime Minister of Vietnam Nguyen Xuan Phuc and cabinet ministers: ABC and KLBC member corporations eye Vietnam market Hanoi, 9 December – The ASEAN Business Club (ABC) and Kuala Lumpur Business Club (KLBC) led a high level delegation for a joint business mission to Hanoi to explore trade and investment opportunities in
On May 24, 2016

Regional businesses welcome the strengthening of private sector’s role in AEC 2025 but call for tangible results

Regional businesses welcome the strengthening of private sector’s role in AEC 2025 but call for tangible results   KUALA LUMPUR, 24th April – ASEAN Business Club and regional companies expressed support for the ASEAN Economic Community 2025 Vision to realise a highly integrated community with a people-centred agenda. They welcomed the strengthening of private sector’s
On October 19, 2015

ASEAN Business Club held talks at Downing Street to explore ASEAN-UK two-way investments

ASEAN Business Club held talks at Downing Street to explore ASEAN-UK two-way investments KUALA LUMPUR, 13th Oct – The ASEAN Business Club (ABC) led a high-level delegation for a visit to London to explore two-way investment opportunities between ASEAN and the UK. The highlights of the visit included a roundtable meeting with the Right Honourable
On August 26, 2015

ASEAN Business Club to take up proposals of the Lifting-the-barriers reports with ASEAN decision-makers post 2015 to secure a more meaningful place for the private sector in the Asean economic integration process

ASEAN Business Club to take up proposals of the Lifting-the-barriers reports with ASEAN decision-makers post 2015 to secure a more meaningful place for the private sector in the Asean economic integration process KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 26 (Bernama) — The ASEAN Business Club (ABC) and CIMB ASEAN Research Institute (CARI) jointly launched the third set of
On August 8, 2015

ASEAN Business Club: Malaysia and ASEAN stand to benefit from robust trade relations with Vietnam

ASEAN Business Club: Malaysia and ASEAN stand to benefit from robust trade relations with Vietnam KUALA LUMPUR, August 8 – The ASEAN Business Club (ABC) hosted a special dialogue with H.E. Nguyen Tan Dung, Prime Minister of Vietnam today in Putrajaya, Malaysia in conjunction with his official two-day visit to Malaysia. Aimed at strengthening trade
On May 22, 2015

President Aquino receives courtesy call of the ASEAN Business Club – invites ASEAN businesses to work in partnership for inclusive and sustainable prosperity and progress

President Aquino receives courtesy call of the ASEAN Business Club – invites ASEAN businesses to work in partnership for inclusive and sustainable prosperity and progress MANILA: President Benigno S. Aquino III received a delegation spearheaded by the ASEAN Business Club (ABC) at the Malacanang. President Aquino called for active interaction among business leaders; and urged