Malaysia-Thai Chamber of Commerce Networking Dinner
23 May 2012 – Bangkok, Thailand
CARI was invited to a dinner hosted by CIMB Thai for the Malaysian-Thai Chamber of Commerce. During the dinner, John Pang, CARI CEO, delivered the keynote address entitled “The Impact of AEC on SMEs”.
The speech was followed by a Q&A session comprising John Pang, Yeap Swee Chuan, Council Member of the ASEAN Business Club and President of the Malaysia-Thai Chamber of Commerce, Subhak Siwaraksa, President and CEO of CIMB Thai and Chakramon Phasukavanich Chairman of CIMB Thai. The panel answered questions on capital market liberalisation and the progress of regional integration. Subhak shared his experiences of ASEAN businesses and emphasised the importance of finding a niche market while while Yeap urged all the participants to build partnerships and trust with each other when doing business.