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Press Release: Brexit signals ASEAN integration must focus on economic relevance to avoid reversal of support
ASEAN should remain focused on its economic agenda and not let political issues cloud its vision of integration. In view of rising protectionism globally, this was one of the key themes that emerged during a roundtable titled, “Lessons learned from Brexit: risks and opportunities for ASEAN?” which was organised by
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ASEAN business community looks for policy certainty and continued mutually beneficial trade relations with the U.S. under President Trump
ASEAN businesses have urged President Trump’s administration to provide more clarity and certainty in U.S. trade policies for the benefit of mutual growth in the U.S. and ASEAN. A roundtable discussion, with the theme “Dealing with a changing world order: What will Trump’s economic and foreign policies mean for ASEAN?”
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Press Release: ASEAN needs to deepen capital markets to unlock capital to fill funding gaps amidst slow ASEAN capital market integration
Deepening individual capital markets will help address critical funding gaps in ASEAN, including infrastructure development needs, by allowing issuers to raise affordable capital at scale and providing investors with viable and diverse options to deploy short- and long-term domestic savings. This is a prerequisite to address the disparity in maturity
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ASEAN Business Club inks Memorandum of Cooperation with nine Japanese business associations in Tokyo to form ASEAN-Japan Innovation Network (AJIN)
ASEAN Business Club (ABC), together with ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN-BAC) have entered into a cooperation with nine Japanese business associations to form the ASEAN-Japan Innovation Network (AJIN). AJIN is a business network between ASEAN and Japan to nurture new industries, facilitate business collaboration through networking, research and policy proposals
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Press Release: Belt and Road Initiative will enhance ASEAN connectivity but ASEAN must uphold its centrality
Although ASEAN stands to benefit greatly from China’s Belt and Road Initiative (“BRI”), experts believe that the region must also balance the welcomed infrastructure investment with its principle, “to maintain the centrality with ASEAN as the primary driving force in its relations and cooperation with its external partners,” as prescribed
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Courtesy call on Prime Minister of Vietnam Nguyen Xuan Phuc and cabinet ministers: ABC and KLBC member corporations eye Vietnam market
The ASEAN Business Club (ABC) and Kuala Lumpur Business Club (KLBC) led a high level delegation for a joint business mission to Hanoi to explore trade and investment opportunities in Vietnam. The business mission was headed by Minister of International Trade and Industry of Malaysia, Dato’ Sri Mustapa Mohd and
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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 people-centred agenda. They welcomed the strengthening of private sector’s role in the next ten years of ASEAN Economic Community building.
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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
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. The LTB reports were launched by the Chair of ASEAN Economic Ministers‟ Meeting 2015, Dato‟ Sri Mustapa Mohamed,
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President Aquino receives courtesy call of the ASEAN Business Club – invites ASEAN businesses to work in partnership for inclusive and sustainable prosperity and progress
President Aquino receives courtesy call of the ASEAN Business Club – invites ASEAN businesses to work in partnership for inclusive and sustainable prosperity and progress MANILA: President Benigno S. Aquino III received a delegation spearheaded by the ASEAN Business Club (ABC) at the Malacanang.
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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
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