The Village of Schaumburg hosted a delegation from the US-ASEAN Business Council on May 7th to discuss opportunities in Schaumburg and Southeast Asia. Schaumburg was honored that Ambassadors from Brunei, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand as well as officials from Indonesia, Vietnam and the East-West Council were able to join Mayor Larson and the Schaumburg Business Association for lunch. The group then visited with Motorola to strengthen business ties. The ASEAN Economic Community includes ten Southeast Asian countries that represent one of the largest economic markets in the world. Almost $100 billion of US goods and services exports go to ASEAN making it the 4th largest trade partner. Illinois exports $4 billion to ASEAN countries.
Posted on Jun, 04
by Lisa Gilbert filed under