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On September 14, 2015

Structured channels for private sector’s industry based input and participation critically missing in ASEAN – impeding real partnership for meaningful integration

Structured channels for private sector’s industry based input and participation critically missing in ASEAN – impeding real partnership for meaningful integration Singapore, May 14 – The private sector urged ASEAN governments to provide well-structured regional channels to provide real sectoral input to policy makers in order to realize the vision of ASEAN Economic Community (AEC).
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 September 9, 2014

ASEAN Business Club Forum highlights the importance of dialogue between public and private to realise ASEAN integration

ASEAN BUSINESS CLUB FORUM HIGHLIGHTS THE IMPORTANCE OF DIALOGUE BETWEEN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE TO REALISE ASEAN INTEGRATION SINGAPORE, 9 September – More than 300 leaders from top businesses across the ASEAN region converged at the ASEAN Business Club (ABC) Forum 2014 on September 8 and 9 to tackle trade and industry issues and support the
On September 3, 2014

ASEAN Business Club launches Lifting-The-Barriers Reports 2014: Industry input essential to form an integrated ASEAN economic community

ASEAN Business Club launches Lifting-The-Barriers Reports 2014: Industry input essential to form an integrated ASEAN economic community KUALA LUMPUR, 1 December – In conjunction with the ASEAN Business Club (ABC) Delegation’s visit to Malaysia, the ABC in partnership with the CIMB ASEAN Research Institute (CARI) launched the second set of Lifting-The-Barriers (LTB) Reports today –
On September 29, 2013

ASEAN Business Club presents white papers on tackling barriers to regional integration: Grouping of regional corporate heavyweights pinpoints sector-specific solutions in its Lifting-the-Barriers Reports

ASEAN Business Club presents white papers on tackling barriers to regional integration: Grouping of regional corporate heavyweights pinpoints sector-specific solutions in its Lifting-the-Barriers Reports JAKARTA: The ASEAN Business Club (ABC) launched the Lifting-The-Barriers (LTB) Reports today, a white paper outlining possible solutions to critical bottlenecks and barriers hindering free trade in the region, such as
On August 25, 2013

ASEAN industry captains to submit economic integration recommendations to governments

ASEAN industry captains to submit economic integration recommendations to governments Singapore: The CIMB ASEAN Research Institute (CARI) will publish and submit the findings from its inaugural Network ASEAN Forum (NAF) to policymakers and ASEAN governments. The one-day forum saw some 300 participants and industry captains from the region such as Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala,
On September 15, 2012

AEC success requires concerted regional effort to build trust

AEC success requires concerted regional effort to build trust Bangkok: The ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) will succeed only if its members put in a concerted effort to build trust among people across the region, stressed Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister, Kittirat na-Ranong, at the ASEAN-Thailand Roundtable, an event organized by the ASEAN Business
On September 12, 2012

Britain open for business to ASEAN

Britain open for business to ASEAN Kuala Lumpur: “The era of benign neglect is over. Britain is back, back and open for business,” Prime Minister David Cameron declared to a group of 120 business executives from ASEAN and the UK. The prime minister was travelling with biggest ever business delegation to have come from Britain
On February 7, 2012

ASEAN Business Club visits Myanmar

ASEAN Business Club visits Myanmar Yangon, February 7, 2012: In a historic visit, the ASEAN Business Club (ABC) met with Myanmar’s investment authorities and local business leaders to express the support of ASEAN’s business community as the country undergoes dramatic economic and political reforms. The delegation also had the rare opportunity to call on Daw
On September 28, 2011

The ASEAN Business Club is launched in Kuala Lumpur

The ASEAN Business Club is launched in Kuala Lumpur The inauguration of the ASEAN Business Club at The Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia saw some of the region’s top CEOs gather to launch this private sector organisation for businesses in ASEAN to cooperate and collaborate on common challenges facing them in Southeast Asia.