GPCCI chairs German-ASEAN Chamber Network

12.01.16 AHK News

The German-Philippine Chamber is chairing the regional German-ASEAN Chamber Network (GACN) in 2016.

The German ASEAN Chamber Network has been founded to offer a comprehensive ASEAN dialogue platform to all involved interest groups. Its mission comprises to strengthen the regional cooperation within ASEAN and to support trade and investments. GACN is THE platform for enterprises in ASEAN, especially for SMEs, as well as political decision makers from the ASEAN region, Germany and the EU to meet and link, network and promote the exchange of knowledge within a trade and investment friendly environment.

Members of GACN are the German Foreign Chambers in Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

As a permanent mechanism the GACN envisages following activities:

- bi-annual conferences in alternating ASEAN Member States

- annual event in alternating German cities

- annual economic survey

- regional information platform

- regional business development support

- regional capacity building program

For further information, please visit the official GACN website http://aseanchambernetwork.com.