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ASEAN Economic Ministers and ASEAN BAC to Push for Effective Regional Health Response as Prerequisite to Solid Economic Recovery

On 2nd March 2021, the ASEAN Economic Ministers held its consultation with the ASEAN Business Advisory Council during its 27th AEM Retreat via video conferencing. The AEM was spearheaded by the Brunei Chair, The Honorable Dato Seri Setia Dr Awang Haji Mohd Amin Liew Abdullah, expressed his full support towards ASEAN BAC. ASEAN as a […]

ASEAN BAC and Joint Business Councils call for a New Age in the ASEAN Way in their just released package of recommendations “A Pathway towards Recovery and Hope in ASEAN”

In the just concluded Virtual High-Level Dialogue on ASEAN Post-Pandemic Recovery initiated by ASEAN Secretary General Dato Lim Jock Hoi, ASEAN BAC Chair Dr. Doan Duy Khuong stressed “It is time for the faster and more innovative ASEAN Way of doing things if it wishes to get out of the pandemic stronger and…

ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN-BAC) presented its Outline for ASEAN Action (OAA) to the ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEMs)

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, ASEANBAC 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 […]

ASEAN-BAC & JBCs Call for ASEAN High Level Special Commission to Better Co-ordinate COVID 19 Response

The ASEAN Business Advisory Council, the Apex Private Sector Organisation for ASEAN, together with its Joint Business Council partners and other partner organisations, yesterday published a nine-point Joint Statement calling for more cohesive and responsive collective action.

ASEAN-BAC Response to ASEAN Leaders’ Declaration on COVID 19 Pandemic

ASEAN-BAC urges ASEAN Leaders to take urgent measures to ensure uninterrupted supply chains for essential food, intensify ASEAN-wide trade facilitation and plan for the gradual reopening of the economy to restore market confidence.