ASEAN lacks effective measures and decisive political determination to address Non-Tariff-Barriers (NTBs) thus hurting the growth of micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs)

On April 5, 2019

ASEAN lacks effective measures and decisive political determination to address Non-Tariff-Barriers (NTBs) thus hurting the growth of micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs)

(From left) Juan Sebastian Cortes-Sanchez, Trade Policy Analyst of Asian Trade Centre; Dr. Kaewkamol Pitakdumrongkit, Deputy Head and Assistant Professor, Centre for Multilateralism Studies, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) of Nanyang Technological University; Chris Humphrey Executive Director of EU-ASEAN Business Council; Tan Sri Dr. Munir Majid, Chairman of CIMB ASEAN Research Institute (CARI);
On April 5, 2019

Experts attribute Southeast Asian countries’ ‘hedging behaviour’ to external uncertainties, while cautioning that the lack of cohesiveness among ASEAN member states may cost ASEAN’s centrality in the new trade order

(From left) Prof. Dr. Kuik Cheng-Chwee, Associate Professor of the Institute of Malaysian and International Studies (IKMAS), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia; Dr. Cecilia Ruthstrom-Ruin, Deputy Director-General, Head of Department for Asia and Oceania, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sweden; Dato’ Dr. Ooi Kee Beng, Executive Director of Penang Institute; Tan Sri Dr. Munir Majid, Chairman of CIMB
On March 12, 2019

Deputy Minister Dr. Ong Kian Ming: Malaysia is committed to multilateral trade pacts and ASEAN must demonstrate the collective political will to pursue shared prosperity through the acceleration of economic integration

(From left) YB Dr. Ong Kian Ming, Deputy Minister, Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) of Malaysia and Tan Sri Dr. Munir Majid, Chairman of CIMB ASEAN Research Institute (CARI) and President of the ASEAN Business Club, during the CARI Briefing entitled “Exclusive Dialogue with YB Dr. Ong Kian Ming, Deputy Minister, Ministry of
On January 23, 2019

ASEAN Business Club signs Memorandum of Understanding with ASEAN Business Advisory Council and ASEAN Bankers Association for the Formation of ASEAN-BAC Joint Business Council Financial Services Working Group

(From left) Tan Sri Dr. Munir Majid, President of ASEAN Business Club; Mr. Arin Jira, Chairman of ASEAN Business Advisory Council; Mr. Paul Gwee, Secretary-General of ASEAN Bankers Association and Joey Concepcion, Chairman of ASEAN-Business Advisory Council Philippines at the MOU Signing Ceremony held in Bangkok.   ASEAN Business Club signs Memorandum of Understanding with
On January 8, 2019

EU trade expert urges SMEs to leverage the ASEAN Solutions for Investments, Services and Trade (ASSIST) mechanism to flag unfair Non-Tariff-Measures (NTMs)

(From left) Mr. Paolo R. Vergano, Trade Facilitation Expert in the ARISE Plus Project of ASEAN Regional Integration Support by the EU, and Tan Sri Dr. Munir Majid, Chairman of CIMB ASEAN Research Institute (CARI) and President of the ASEAN Business Club, discuss how ASSIST can help expedite solutions for cross-border trade problems encountered by
On January 8, 2019

EU trade expert urges SMEs to leverage the ASEAN Solutions for Investments, Services and Trade (ASSIST) mechanism to flag unfair Non-Tariff-Measures (NTMs)

(From left) Mr. Paolo R. Vergano, Trade Facilitation Expert in the ARISE Plus Project of ASEAN Regional Integration Support by the EU, and Tan Sri Dr. Munir Majid, Chairman of CIMB ASEAN Research Institute (CARI) and President of the ASEAN Business Club, discuss how ASSIST can help expedite solutions for cross-border trade problems encountered by