September 10, 2013

Companies urged to plan for Asean market integration

Companies in Southeast Asia, including the Philippines, are urged to start coming up with strategies on how to take advantage of the single Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) market as the region is on track to meet its goal of economic integration by December 2015.

Speaking at the 11th Management Association of the Philippines CEO (Chief Executive Officers) Conference yesterday, ASEAN Secretary General Le Luong Minh said ASEAN companies need to start understanding, as well as prepare for the region’s goal of economic integration.

By studying the ASEAN economic agreements and programs, he said firms would see the opportunities available to them. - WealthSec