The ASEAN Institute facilitates international and intergovernmental trade collaborations in the niches of technology, energy, and infrastructure in the ASEAN trade bloc nations of Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. The primary strategies that we facilitate are intended to open up productive channels for communication, technology transfer, and international trade
Market research to identify American companies’ needs and preferences to help ASEAN countries tailor their investment promotions to better meet those needs. This research includes data on the size and growth of target industries, as well as the investment preferences of American companies.
Investment promotion agencies
Investment promotion agencies (IPAs) help ASEAN countries coordinate their investment promotion efforts and provide a single point of contact for American companies. These IPAs provide information and assistance to American companies on investment opportunities, regulatory requirements, and other investment-related matters.
Trade shows and exhibitions
Trade shows and exhibitions that help ASEAN countries promote their investment opportunities to European and American companies. These events provide a platform for ASEAN countries to showcase their investment opportunities, meet with Western companies, and build relationships.
Investment missions that help ASEAN countries promote their investment opportunities to American companies. These missions include visits to the United States by ASEAN officials and business leaders, as well as visits to ASEAN by Western companies.
Investment guides and brochures
Investment guides and brochures that help ASEAN countries provide Western companies with detailed information on investment opportunities and the investment climate in ASEAN. These guides and brochures are distributed at trade shows, exhibitions, and investment missions.
Business Matchmaking Services
Business matchmaking services that help ASEAN countries bring American companies together with local businesses and government officials. These services help Western companies explore investment opportunities and develop relationships with local firms.
East-West Commercial Collaborations
Expanding ASEAN Member Reach
ASEAN Carbon Neutral Initiative
Reducing carbon emissions and promoting environmental sustainability are critical challenges faced by the ASEAN trade bloc. The following are some of the collaborations the ASEAN Institute facilitates for regional stakeholders:
The ASEAN Institute Accelerator
The ASEAN Institute Accelerator is a critical initiative aimed at promoting the growth and success of technology and business services companies in the ASEAN region. With a focus on promoting inclusiveness and collaboration between these companies and American and European companies, the ASEAN Institute Accelerator offers a wide range of services and support to help companies reach their full potential.
One key way that the ASEAN Institute Accelerator helps companies to engage with American and European companies is through trade missions. These missions provide a unique opportunity for companies to showcase their products and services, and to engage in meaningful discussions and negotiations with American and European stakeholders.