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On 21 January, EuroCham in collaboration with the European Business Organisation Worldwide Network (EBOWWN) organized a webinar on "Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP): A new trade agreement shaping global economics". The event was aimed to showcase how experts and businesses evaluate the key achievements and limitation of the RCEP. This webinar invited distinguished speakers such as Deborah Elms (Founder and Executive Director of the Asian Trade Centre), who shared her outlook of RCEP.
This webinar continued with a sharing session on the trade deal’s impact across Asia that was delivered by several representatives of the vaious EuroChams in the region, which includes:
- Prudence Gordon (Australia);
- Ly Tayseng (Cambodia);
- Carlo Diego D'Andrea (China);
- Wichard v. Harrach (Indonesia);
- Valerie Moschetti (Japan);
- Anthony L. Assassa(Laos);
- Oliver Roche (Malaysia);
- Adrian Short (Myanmar);
- Anthony Amunátegui Abad (the Philippines);
- Robin Hoenig (Singapore);
- Christoph Heider (Korea);
- Bob Fox (Thailand); and
- Nicolas Audier (Vietnam).
On Tuesday 26 January 2021, an exclusive event entitled, “EuroCham CEO Virtual Briefing”, was organized for C-level executives of EuroCham’s platinum and gold member companies. This event featured Dr Deborah Elms (Founder and Executive Director of the Asian Trade Center) who spoke on “Understanding the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP),” and Chris Humphrey (Executive Director of the EU-ASEAN Business Council) who shared his insights on “EU-ASEAN Relations”.
This event was opened by H.E Vincent Piket (EU Ambassador to Indonesia and Brunei Darussalam) who delivered his welcome remarks on the EU strategic partnership with ASEAN and Indonesia. Nick Holder (EuroCham Board Member and CFO of Prudential Indonesia) moderated the discussions in the event.