For Immediate Release
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Rajiv Shah will give opening remarks and sign an MOU with the US-ASEAN Business Council to launch of the US-ASEAN Business Alliance for Competitive Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs). This partnership will build on the Council's widely praised SME training program, created at the request of the ASEAN Economic Ministers, which offers skills training, knowledge transfer, and networking opportunities to SMEs in all 10 ASEAN nations. The Council and USAID's new ASEAN Connectivity through Trade and Investment program will partner to expand the resources, scope and diversity of SME training in the run-up to the creation of the ASEAN Economic Community in 2015.
|WHAT:||Launch of the US-ASEAN Business Alliance for Competitive SMEs|
March 4, 2014
The Willard Hotel
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The MOU signing will be followed by an audience question and answer session, and the event is on-the-record and open to press.
For more information on the US-ASEAN Business Alliance for Competitive SMEs please click here.
Last updated: August 28, 2014