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On September 24, 2013

The Nation: Inaugural Network Asean Forum held in Singapore

Key business leaders from across Asean were to gather yesterday for the inaugural Network Asean Forum to brainstorm solutions to some of the issues obstructing the creation of an integrated Asean Economic Community (AEC). The one-day NAF was held at the Shangri-La Singapore Hotel. NAF chairman Patrick Walujo, who is also a council member of
On September 4, 2013

ABC presents white papers on tackling trade barriers

JAKARTA: The Asean Business Club (ABC) launched the Lifting-The-Barriers (LTB) Reports yesterday, a white paper outlining possible solutions to critical bottlenecks and barriers hindering free trade in the region, such as economic nationalism, labour constraints, regulatory congestion and underdeveloped infrastructure. The LTB reports cover six priority sectors, namely aviation, connectivity, infrastructure, power and utilities, capital
On September 4, 2013

Businesses want clear AEC goals

JAKARTA: The Asean Business Club, a group of business leaders, has launched a report calling for clarity on the goals of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations’ integration. The report titled “Lifting the Barriers” found that while the benefits of greater Asean integration were evident, the ways by which they may be achieved was not.
On September 4, 2013

ASEAN Tak Butuh Mata Uang Tunggal

Jakarta : Pelemahan nilai tukar mata uang sejumlah negara Asia Tenggara dalam beberapa bulan terakhir tak cukup kuat menjadi alasan berlakunya mata uang tunggal ASEAN. Apalagi jika mata uang yang dibuat dimaksudkan untuk menandingi dolar Amerika Serikat (AS). CEO CIMB Group, Nazir Razak, mengakui stabilisasi mata uang sangat penting dalam aktivitas perekonomian sebuah negara. Namun
On August 23, 2013

The Malaysian Reserve: Key Asean business leaders to meet in Singapore forum

Key regional business leaders from across Asean will gather for the inaugural Network Asean Forum (NAF) to brainstorm solutions to some of the issues obstructing the creation of an integrated Asean Economic Community (AEC) to be held on Aug 23 in Singapore. “Despite Asean’s vast potential as a global trade and commercial centre, the private
On August 4, 2013

6 Sektor Ini Harus Dijaga agar ASEAN Lolos dari Krisis Global

Jakarta – ASEAN Business Club menyatakan, ada enam sektor di ASEAN yang patut dijaga kestabilannya di tengah tekanan krisis global. Sektor perbankan merupakan salah satu sektor yang sangat rentan terhadap perubahan khususnya kondisi perekonomian dunia. “Ada enam sektor terpenting yang harus dijaga kestabilannya dengan beberapa kebijakan, jika keenam sektor tersebut kuat, maka pertumbuhan perekonomian ASEAN