During the DPCF, the Council also launched a new report, “Digital Data Governance in ASEAN: Key Elements for a Data Driven Economy,” to provide several recommendations for implementing ASEAN’s Framework on Digital Data Governance.
(Kuala Lumpur)- From August 20-22, the US-ASEAN Business Council led a delegation of 20 leading U.S. global companies to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The mission is part of the Council’s continued effort to position member companies as partners and stakeholders committed to Malaysia’s dynamic and inclusive growth. The delegation met with top Malaysian government officials to understand ways in which the U.S. business community can support the government’s top goals and key initiatives, including the Industry4WRD national policy. The mission also discussed Malaysia’s objectives and potential theme for its 2020 Chairmanship of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC).
(Bangkok) -- From August 13-16, the US-ASEAN Business Council led a delegation of 46 leading American companies on the Council's annual Thailand Business Mission. Nearly 100 senior executives from a variety of industries met with recently re-elected Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, as well as newly appointed Cabinet members, senior Government officials, and key stakeholders in Thailand.
This mission was the Council’s largest single delegation to any ASEAN country in its 35-year history and served as companies’ first critical opportunity to engage with the new coalition Government following Thailand’s first general election in eight years.
Date: July 22, 2019
Participants: 135 entrepreneurs
Member Participants: Cisco, Visa, Mastercard, P&G and Google
Partners: The Ministry of International Trade and Industry of Malaysia
(Washington, D.C.) - The East-West Center (EWC), the US-ASEAN Business Council and the ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute released the 4th edition of the ASEAN Matters for America/America Matters for ASEAN publication today which can be accessed here.