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The CABC joins the ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN-BAC), other Joint Business Councils (JBC) and sector champions to submit a package of recommendations titled “A Pathway to Recovery and Hope in ASEAN” to ASEAN leaders at the virtual High-Level Dialogue on ASEAN Post-Pandemic Recovery Organised by the ASEAN Secretariat. The CABC would like to thank its Members and partners including the Canadian Chambers of Commerce across Southeast Asia for their valuable inputs and contributions to this effort to drive collaboration between Canada and ASEAN in economic recovery. ASEAN BAC and Joint Business Councils call for a New Age in the…
There is an abundance of opportunities for energy development and cooperation between ASEAN and Canada, and access to capital can unlock it. On July 15th , the CABC & Osler, in partnership with the Government of Canada, hosted the Canada-ASEAN Energy Partnership webinar. Over 80 participants have tuned in to join the webinar which aimed to assess the current energy market and identify and understand the challenges and opportunities that exist for Canada and ASEAN to develop a more robust partnership in trading energy, technology, and ideas. Cautious optimism was provided by our esteemed panelists from both sides of the…
ASEAN-BAC urges ASEAN economic leaders to expedite six short-term priority measures for economic recovery ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN-BAC) presented its Outline for ASEAN Action (OAA) to ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEMs) who today met in a special session. In its presentation, ASEAN-BAC reiterated its call for the establishment of a Special Commission so that together ASEAN can be safer and recover faster from the human and economic ravages of the Covid-19 pandemic. ASEAN-BAC, which has been working closely with joint ASEAN business councils across the world and its knowledge partner CIMB ASEAN Research Institute (CARI), has compiled a detailed matrix…
PRESS RELEASE ASEAN BUSINESS ADVISORY COUNCIL AND JOINT BUSINESS COUNCILS CALL FOR ASEAN HIGH LEVEL SPECIAL COMMISSION TO BETTER CO-ORDINATE COVID-19 RESPONSE AND POST-PANDEMIC ECONOMIC RECOVERY ACROSS SOUTH EAST ASIA • Calls for the establishment of a High-Level Special Commission to ensure better collaboration and cohesiveness across the region both in dealing with the current pandemic, and also to ensure that ASEAN comes out stronger, more integrated and globally competitive from this pandemic • Formation of support to be given from a Special Business Advisory Board, to ensure private sector involvement and support • Focus on Priority sectors: travel, essential…