Wednesday, 27 April 2011

EVENTS - 1st ASEAN - EU Business Summit 2011 - Thursday May 5th 2011

Dear friends of Belgium,

I would like to remind you kindly of the first ever ASEAN-EU Business Summit that will take place next week on Thursday 5 May 2011 in Jakarta, in the margins of the annual ASEAN-EU Economic Ministers Consultation and the ASEAN Summit.

For more information and registration please click here:

Hosted by the Indonesia Chair of ASEAN and the European Commission, the ASEAN-EU Business Summit will be opened by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono in presence of our Belgian EU Commissioner for Trade, Karel De Gucht.  

At the Summit, the participating companies will discuss the opportunities and concerns in five main areas: 
1. Infrastructure (including transport, logistics and energy)
2. Agriculture & Food
3. Healthcare (including pharmaceuticals)
4. Automotive
5. Services (including telecoms and finance)

Participating companies will directly present and discuss their conclusions with the ten ASEAN Trade and Economic Ministers and the EU Commissioner Karel De Gucht. The conclusions of the Business Summit will be presented to the annual ASEAN-EU Economic Ministers Consultation which will take place the following day, enabling business leaders to directly impact on EU and ASEAN governments' decisions.

I hope we`ll see each other at the Summit next week which I highly recommend!

Best regards.
Dominique Vanderhaeghen

Economic and Commercial Attache
for Flanders, Brussels, Wallonia and Luxembourg

Embassy of Belgium  - 16th Floor, Deutsche Bank Building  - Jl. Imam Bonjol 80  - Jakarta 10310  - Indonesia
Tel.: +62 (0)21 316 20 36 (direct:37)  - Fax: +62 (0)21 316 20 38  -  -  -  -

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  1. Presentation of the Report of the EU - Indonesia Vision Group on Trade and Investment

    June 2011

    Together with the European Union Commisioner for Trade, H.E. Karel De Gucht, Ambassador Arif Havas Oegroseno presented the report of the study by the EU - Indonesia Vision Group on Trade and Investment Relations in Brussels, 28 June 2011.

    The event was co-organized by the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Brussels and the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), a Brussels-based reknown think-tank. The Seminar was attended by the Director-General for International Cooperation, Ministry of Trade of Indonesia, Mr. Gusmardi Bustami, and Jacques Pelkmans, member of the Vision Group from the EU Side. The theme of the Seminar was "Invigorating the EU-Indonesia Partnership: Towards a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement".
    source with pics -