ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) Open Day
ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) Open Day and Dialogue Session with YB Dato' Sri Mustapha Mohamed, Minister of International Trade & Industry was held on 24 April 2016 at Riverside Majestic Hotel, Kuching.
The programme highlighted the benefits and opportunities arising from the establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC).
Mustapa said over 1,500 Malaysian companies are now operating in ASEAN, in industries ranging from manufacturing, construction, retail, wholesale and banking to hotel and construction of roads and ports.
He also shared the success stories of Sarawak entrepreneurs such as Mira Cake House, MUSC Food Industries Sdn Bhd, Amalgamated Batteries Manufacturing (Sarawak) Sdn Bhd, Demak Motor, Nadinmas Enterprise and Rimbunan Hijau Group.
Besides the AEC, Miti also highlighted the "Lean Transformation Programme", another of the ministry's efforts at enhancing growth in Sarawak trade and investment.
During the 27th ASEAN Summit held in Kuala Lumpur, the Leaders of ASEAN announced the formal establishment of the ASEAN Community on 31 December 2015, as well as the ASEAN Community Vision 2025 and the ASEAN Community Blueprints 2025 for the next decade (2016-2025), namely the ASEAN Political-Security Community, the ASEAN Economic Community and the ASEAN Socio-cultural Community.
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Posted Date: 4 Jul 2016