The Third ASEAN-Latin American Business Forum 2012 will be held in Jakarta, February 23-24, 2012, the ASEAN Foundation said in a press statement. ASEAN Foundation Executive Director Dr. Makarim Wibisono discussed about the preparations for the Forum when receiving a visit from Brazilian Ambassador to Indonesia Paulo Alberto Da Silveira Soares at the ASEAN Foundation recently.

In the meeting, Ambassador Soares said that the Forum were expected to help flourish ASEAN and Latin American business activities, especially on trade and investment.He hoped to see seminars, workshops and activities between ASEAN and Latin American business stakeholders to happen in 2012 in areas not only in the business sector but also transfer of knowledge on issues on environment, food safety and renewable resources.

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Association of Southeast Asian Nations ASEAN in Jakarta

Dr. Makarim Wibisono concurred to the idea of realizing the commitments that will transpire during the Forum into concrete actions to develop trade and business in ASEAN and Latin America as well as activities that will help solve global problems for both regions.

via ASEAN-Latin American Business Forum to be held next February.

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