Welcome to the ASEAN New Zealand Combined Business Council (ANZCBC). The ten member countries of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) are Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, Singapore and Viet Nam. If you have any interest in export, import, trade, investment or other business with these SE Asian nations please read on.

Study scholarship to Thailand

11 June 2014
A former Wanganui man has won a $45,000 scholarship to study business administration in Thailand.

Hayden Montgomerie was raised in Wanganui and educated at Wanganui Collegiate. He is currently based in Wellington, where he works for the Ministry of Youth Development.
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Anti-migration populism hurts not helps the economy

11 June 2014
Budget day last last week was dominated by the usual focus on the return to surplus, some new spending pledges and discussions of potential future tax cuts
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Indonesian ambassador returns to Australia

11 June 2014
Canberra, Australia (AP) Australia said Tuesday that Indonesia's ambassador has returned to Canberra, six months after he was called home during a diplomatic spat over spying allegations.
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Vietnam accuses China of sinking fishing boat

11 June 2014
Hanoi, Vietnam (AP) Vietnam accused a Chinese vessel of ramming and sinking a Vietnamese fishing boat in the disputed South China Sea, sharpening already dangerously high tensions between the two nations over their overlapping territorial claims in the waters.
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ANZCBC draws its membership from four main constituencies:

  • New Zealand organisations in New Zealand
  • ASEAN organisations in New Zealand
  • New Zealand organisations in ASEAN nations
  • ASEAN organisations in ASEAN nations

Membership is also open to any organisation or person with a general interest in business issues and trade between New Zealand and SE Asia.

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ANZCBC hosts regular events for its members. Watch this space for advanced notice of future events in your area.