The Asia-Pacific Council of American Chambers of Commerce (APCAC) consists of 27 member AmChams in 21 economies shown on the Google Earth map to the right. Click the link for more informatoin.
APCAC AmChams represent the growing interests of over 50,000 executives and over 10,000 businesses in the region.
The APCAC membership manages trade volumes in excess of US$ 400 billion and direct investments (FDI) of nearly US$ 300 billion. Click here for information on APCAC’s current leaders.
IRS Notice 2008-107: Housing Cost Amounts Eligible for Exclusion or Deduction for 2008 Notice 2008-107 provides adjustments to the limitation on housing expenses for specific locations outside the United States for purposes of section 911 of the Internal Revenue Code. Click the link for details and to view the full notice.
2008 APCAC Award Presented to Sen. DeMint and Rep. Meeks The 2008 Asia-Pacific Council of American Chambers of Commerce (APCAC) Award for outstanding contributions to American business in the Asia Pacific region was presented to Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC) and Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-NY) on June 25 in Washington, D,C. Click the link for more information.
Jan 19-22, 2009 2nd Annual Anti-Corruption Asian Conference, Hong Kong With FCPA investigations on the increase in Asia, it is vitally important that your compliance programme is robust enough to withstand local business practices whilst satisfying the requirements of international anti-corruption laws that impact you either directly or via your business partners. This Congress is your key to a full understanding of corruption and bribery across Asia and how you can build and maintain a meaningful compliance programme for this challenging region.
Mar 18-21, 2009 42nd APCAC Annual Meeting and Conference, Singapore Every spring, leaders of APCAC AmChams gather in one of the host countries to review key issues in the Asia Pacific region, to meet leaders from the U.S. Government, regional institutions such as APEC, ADB, ASEAN, etc., and top political leaders of the host country.
Apr 22-24, 2009 Asia Society Corporate Conference, Ho Chi Minh City Redefining Asia’s Challenges: Vietnam at the Crossroads. Join hundreds of Asian executives and government leaders as they discuss key issues facing Vietnam and Asia. What Will Be the Long-Term Ramifications of the Global Financial Crisis on Asian Economies? As ASEAN is primed to enhance its role as a hub for wider regional integration, how are the ASEAN economies cooperating to benefit both individually and throughout the region as a whole? A Step Towards Sustainability: Addressing Energy and Environmental Issues. The Future of Asian Cities: Improving Urban Infrastructure. Membership Dues: Vietnam Integrating Into the Global Economy.
Jun 03-05, 2009 World Congress of Chambers of Commerce, Kuala Lumpur “Leading sustainable growth and Change.” The World Chambers Congress is organized by ICC’s World Chambers Federation. Held every two years in different regions of the world, the World Chambers Congress is the only international forum for chamber executives worldwide to share best-practice experience, develop networks and learn about new areas of innovation from other chambers as they face the challenge of remaining relevant to companies in their region.
Jun 2009 APCAC Washington Doorknock (to be decided) AmChams from the Asia-Pacific Council of American Chambers of Commerce (APCAC) will meet with Executive Branch and Congressional leaders in Washington, DC to advocate on behalf of Americans abroad during APCAC’s annual Washington meeting, known as the APCAC Doorknock.
Nov 13-15, 2008 APCAC Executive Committee / Executive Directors Meeting Annual fall meeting to discuss best practices in managing AmChams, review planning of the annual spring meeting.
APCAC Goes to Washington - Trade and Tax on the Agenda Eight AmChams from the Asia-Pacific Council of American Chambers of Commerce (APCAC) met with Executive Branch and Congressional leaders in Washington, DC, the week of June 22-26, to advocate on behalf of Americans abroad during APCAC’s annual Washington meeting, known as the APCAC Doorknock.
41st APCAC Annual Meeting, Mar 2008, Agana, Guam, USA
Executive Committee/Executive Directors Meeting Oct 2007, Jaipur, India
APCAC “Washington Doorknock,” June 10-14, 2007, Washington DC
40th APCAC Annual Meeting, March 23, 2007, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Every year, leaders of APCAC AmChams gather to review key issues in the Asia Pacific region, to meet leaders from the U.S. Government, regional institutions such as APEC, ADB, ASEAN, etc., and top political leaders of the host country. In addition, they prepare for the annual June APCAC “Washington Doorknock.” Click the link for information about this event. Click here for the Schedule/Agenda of the meeting with links to download all of the presentations and background reading provided at the 40th APCAC Annual Meetting
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