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ASEAN to evaluate FTA potential with EAEU in August

A meeting of Asean Senior Economic Offcials (SEOM) in August will evaluate the potential of a free trade agreement between the regional grouping and the Eurasian Economic Union(EAEU). Minister of International Trade and Industry Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed said Malaysia needs to obtain consensus from among the other Asean members ٞrst and only then can discussions with Russia and the four other EAEU countries be initiated.

By |2019-10-17T07:46:28+08:00May 26th, 2016|News|0 Comments

ASEAN Economic Community 2025 Dialogue

Regional businesses welcome the strengthening of private sector's role in AEC 2025 but call for tangible results. ASEAN Business Club and regional companies expressed support for the ASEAN Economic Community 2025 Vision to realise a highly integrated community with a peoplecentred agenda. They welcomed the strengthening of private sector's role in the next ten years of ASEAN Economic Community building.

By |2019-10-17T07:47:02+08:00May 26th, 2016|News|0 Comments

The ASEAN Business Club supported the ‘Japan-Malaysia Invest Symposium’

The ASEAN Business Club supported the ‘Japan-Malaysia Invest Symposium’ held at the Mandarin Oriental in Kuala Lumpur. The event organised by the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO). The President of the ASEAN Business Club, Tan Sri Dr. Munir Majid and ABC Malaysia Co-Chair Tan Sri Dr. Tony Fernandes, Group CEO of AirAsia Bhd were present at the event. Tony shared with the audience on his experience investing in and doing business in Japan.

By |2019-10-17T07:47:35+08:00March 15th, 2016|News|0 Comments

ASEAN Business Club Visits London To Explore ASEAN-UK Investment Opportunities

The ASEAN Business Club (ABC) led a high-level delegation for a visit to London recently to explore two-way investment opportunities between ASEAN and the UK. The highlights of the visit included a roundtable meeting with Commercial Secretary to the Treasury Lord O'Neill of Gatley at the office of the British Prime Minister in Downing Street.

By |2019-10-17T07:48:56+08:00October 27th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Launch of Lifting The Barriers Reports 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 KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 26 (Bernama) -- The ASEAN Business Club (ABC) and CIMB ASEAN Research Institute (CARI) jointly launched the third set of Lifting-The-Barriers (LTB) Reports yesterday in Kuala Lumpur, held alongside the 47th ASEAN Economic Ministers Meeting.

By |2019-10-17T07:49:23+08:00September 28th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Asean states ‘too disparate to come together for common market

ASEAN was on Thursday described as not being ready for the single market it hopes to set up among its 10 members by year’s end. Timothy Ong Teck Mong, chairman of the Asia Inc Forum, a regional network of political and business leaders, said the countries in ASEAN are too economically disparate to come together as the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC).

By |2019-10-17T07:49:39+08:00September 15th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Indonesia pouring cold water over Asean Economic Community

As appeared in StarBiz Nazir: ‘I hope Indonesia will take the lead in driving the AEC initiative.’ With him is Josephine Teo, Singapore’s Senior Minister of State at the recent 2015 ABC Forum in Singapore.Nazir: ‘I hope Indonesia will take the lead in driving the AEC initiative.’ With him is Josephine Teo, Singapore’s Senior Minister of State at the recent 2015 ABC Forum in Singapore.

By |2019-10-17T07:49:50+08:00September 15th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Chairman CIMB Niaga Group: Asean Bukan Apa-apa Tanpa Indonesia

As appeared in Berita Satu Forum Asean Business Club (ABC) menilai bahwa Indonesia harus menjadi pemimpin dalam ekonomi Asean. Oleh sebab itu, Pemerintah Indonesia harus memberikan komitmen yang tegas untuk keberlangsungan masyarakat ekonomi Asean (MEA) yang akan dimulai akhir tahun ini. Chairman CIMB Niaga Group Datuk Sri Nazir Razak mengaku, dirinya khawatir terhadap komitmen Indonesia untuk Asean. Menurut dia, beberapa negara masih menunggu pernyataan tegas Presiden Indonesia, Joko Widodo tentang komitmennya terhadap MEA.

By |2019-10-17T07:51:29+08:00September 15th, 2015|News|0 Comments

ASEAN Governments Urged To Provide Structured Regional Channels To Realise AEC

As appeared in Bernama The private sector has urged ASEAN governments to provide well-structured regional channels to provide real sectoral input to policy makers in order to realise the vision of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC). The sentiment was strongly reflected by over 300 leading regional corporate leaders and policy makers attending the 3rd Annual ASEAN Business Club (ABC) Forum here Thursday.

By |2019-10-17T07:51:48+08:00September 14th, 2015|News|0 Comments