From January 31 to February 2, the Council organized its flagship ICT industry mission for the 4th ASEAN Digital Ministers’ Meeting (ADGMIN) in Singapore. With senior executives from 21 U.S. companies participating, this mission marked the Council’s largest engagement with ADGMIN since our inaugural mission in 2017.
On November 21 - 23, the US-ASEAN Business Council (USABC) brought a delegation of 42 leading American companies to Bangkok for its annual Thailand Business Mission to engage the new Thai administration. In their engagements with the Royal Thai Government, delegation members gained firsthand insight into the Royal Thai Government’s plans and policies to promote investment, growth, sustainability, innovation, and stronger business relations between Thailand and the United States. The delegation offered the U.S. private sector's full support as a dedicated partner. This mission marks the Council’s largest country Business Mission in ASEAN this year.
(Hanoi, Vietnam) From December 12 to 14, 2023, the US-ASEAN Business Council (US-ABC) organized its inaugural Digital Economy Mission to Vietnam, bringing a delegation of American technology industry representatives to Ha Long and Hanoi. The delegation was co-led by Amb. Brian McFeeters, Senior Vice President and Regional Managing Director of US-ABC, and the Council’s ICT Committee Chair - Mr. Seow Hiong Goh, Executive Director of Global Policy & Government Affairs in the Asia Pacific region for Cisco Systems, Inc.The Mission came at an important time in the U.S.-Vietnam relationship, following the upgrade of U.S.-Vietnam relations to a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership in September, with Science, Technology, Innovation, and Digital Cooperation identified as one of the “new breakthroughs” of the partnership.