Trudeau heads to Southeast Asia for summits aimed at deepening Indo-Pacific ties Nov 11, 2022 It has been announced that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will make an appearance in Southeast Asia this week, for a series of meetings aimed at deepening Canada’s presence in the Indo-Pacific. The trip will commence with a visit to the Association [...]
ASEAN Food & Agriculture ‘Road to COP27’ Series Gathers Critical Climate Change Inputs from Region’s Stakeholders
Over 100 Key Stakeholders take part in Indonesia, Philippines & Vietnam National Workshops Singapore, 4 November 2022 – A first-ever initiative and roadshow to seek key stakeholder input on climate change mitigation and adaptation with Southeast Asia food production has concluded prior to the start of COP27 in Egypt this weekend. The ASEAN Food [...]
The 24th edition of the “ASEAN For Business” bulletin focused on Tapping the Opportunity of Circular Economy for Business in ASEAN, which highlights the initiatives by ASEAN in the area of circular economy. This edition features an interview with Mr. Kunal Narula, the Group CEO at Mercantile Pacific Asia, to understand the business' perspective and experience in [...]
The Canada-ASEAN Business Council (CABC) conducted the Canada-ASEAN Business Outlook Survey 2022 from June to August to solicit feedback to help best serve the Canadian business community in ASEAN. This survey gauges the sentiment of the Canadian private sector for doing business/investment/trade in ASEAN (and vice versa) in 2022 and beyond. This survey is [...]
Louis Vachon and Brad Wall appointed Canada co-chairs of the Canada-ASEAN Business Council; Thi Be Nguyen named Executive Director for Canada
Louis Vachon and Brad Wall appointed Canada co-chairs of the Canada-ASEAN Business Council;Thi Be Nguyen named Executive Director for Canada (CNW Group/Canada-ASEAN Business Council) MONTRÉAL and SINGAPORE, Oct. 11, 2022 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canada-ASEAN Business Council (CABC) is pleased to announce the appointment of outstanding leaders Louis Vachon and Brad Wall as its Canada co-chairs. This year, CABC celebrates its 10th anniversary as it [...]
Agriculture is a major economic force in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). According to the ASEAN Secretariat, agriculture accounted for about 11% of the region’s GDP in 2020, contributing to well over 10% of GDP in economies such as Vietnam and Indonesia. In this draft report, we take a deeper look into [...]
The September edition of the “ASEAN For Business” bulletin focuses on the ASEAN Pharmaceutical Regulatory Policy (APRP), which provides a basis for harmonising and structuring regulatory systems for pharmaceutical products across ASEAN. Read the July 2022 edition here.
Sander Duncanson, a Partner in Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt's Regulatory, Indigenous, Environmental and Land law practice, was a guest on the ARC Energy Ideas Podcast on August 9, 2022 to discuss the Canadian federal government's proposed options to cap and cut greenhouse gas emissions from the Canadian oil and gas sector. Sander, along with the hosts [...]
The July edition of the “ASEAN For Business” bulletin focuses on Accessing Southeast Asia’s Market with ASEAN Trade in Goods Agreement (ATIGA), to provide quick updates on specific topics related to the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) for businesses operating in the region. Read the July 2022 edition here.
The 20th edition of the “ASEAN For Business” bulletin focuses on ASEAN as Market and Regional Manufacturing Hub for Electric Vehicles, which highlights the market potential, fiscal and non-fiscal incentives, and the trade facilitations supporting EV business in ASEAN. This edition features an interview by Mr. Heo Junheang, the Vice President of Sales Group [...]