13th October 2015
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 the Lord O’Neill of Gatley, Commercial Secretary to the Treasury at the UK Prime Minister’s office at No. 10, Downing Street.
Lord O’Neill chaired the roundtable with discussions centered on economic prospects and growth projections of the UK, and the UK’s views on global economy given the slowdown in China’s economy. The panel also addressed the EU referendum due to be held before end-2017. The delegation comprised leading corporations from ASEAN, particularly Malaysia, such as CIMB Group, AirAsia, AirAsia X, Ayala Corporation, YTL Corporation, Malaysian Resources Corp Berhad, Amcorp Properties, SapuraKencana Petroleum and Astro.