Loading...
CABC Blog 2017-09-21T06:03:06+08:00

CABC BLOG

In celebration of the International Women’s Day 2019, CABC spoke to Canadian Ambassador to ASEAN H.E. Diedrah Kelly to find out more about her work and views on the ASEAN-Canada economic corridor. What are your forecasts for the global economy and possible ASEAN-Canada economic corridor for 2019? The global economy is going through a period of uncertainty and adjustment. The multilateral rules-based economic order that Canada and other countries have known for the past few decades is feeling the effects of this global uncertainty. It requires strong partners and leaders such as Canada to continue to promote the importance of…
CABC is excited to announce the first Canada-ASEAN Innovation Roadshow in April across Canada! Sponsored by National Bank of Canada, the Canada-ASEAN Innovation Roadshow aims to accelerate Canada-ASEAN commercial ties, with a special focus on small businesses pushing the boundaries of technology. CABC is partnering with National Bank of Canada, Fasken, and Deloitte Canada to host events in 3 major Canadian cities, to offer engaging dialogue and networking sessions that will gather senior industry leaders and policy-makers from Canada and ASEAN. Find out more and register now: The ASEAN Opportunity (April 4th, Montreal) Canadian AI & the ASEAN Market Opportunity (April 5th, Toronto) The ASEAN Opportunity (April 11th, Vancouver)
Despite recent trade headwinds from our largest trading partner—the United States—and challenges to our dialogue on China trade expansion, Canada has completed encouraging trade deals, including: Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement with the European Union Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) All will help Canada diversify trade and improve market access around the world. But there’s one important piece missing—Southeast Asia. Canada and the 10-nation pact known as the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have been exploring the idea of a free trade agreement for several years. In our opinion, now is the time…
As Thailand prepares for the ASEAN chairmanship in 2019, Canada-ASEAN relations are taking center stage in corporate, academic and political circles on both sides of the Pacific. I recently had the distinct pleasure of speaking on a panel at just such an event: the “Canada and Thailand: Lessons from the Past and Future Agenda” Seminar, held October 12th, 2018 in Vancouver, British Columbia Canada. Organized by co-hosts, Victor V. Ramraj, Director, Centre for Asia Pacific Initiatives, University of Victoria, and Paul Evans, School of Public Policy and Global Affairs, University of British Columbia, the seminar brought together leaders in Canada-Thailand…