International Chamber of Commerce – Building the New Asia

International Chamber of Commerce – Building the New Asia

  • Published in asssociation with the International Chamber of Commerce on the occasion of the 32nd World Congress of the ICC in Shanghai.
  • 308 pages, hardback, A4 sized
  • January 1997
  • English
Contents
Introduction
Speaking for world business
Message from the President to the ICC’s 32nd World Congress
Asia in the global economy
By Helmut O. Maucher, President of the International Chamber of Commerce
The ICC’s Asian dimension
By Maria Livanos Cattaui, Secretary General of the ICC
Section One: Asia -The Dynamics of Growth
Asia’s place in the world economy
By Derek Riley, Elf Aquitaine
Driving the ASEAN powerhouse
By Dr Wong Yit Fan, Standard Chartered Bank
The high-tech choice for China: Opportunity or challenge?
By Mme Zhu Lilan, State Science and Technology Commission, People’s Republic of China
China and the dynamics of growth
By Simon Jian, Bank of China
Japan’s structural changes offer new opportunities
By Manfred Dramsfeld, German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan
How partnership between business and government can get results
By Kozo Kusakari, Tokio Marine and Fire Insurance Company Limited
The sleeping giant awakes
By Avijit Mazumdar, TIL Limited
India faces the challenge of reform
By John Elliot
The Malaysian miracle
By Tan Sri R.V. Navaratnam, Sungei Way Group
New Zealand and new Asia
By Kerrin M. Vautier
Resolving commercial disputes in the new Asia
By Michael J. Moser, Baker & McKenzie
Section Two: Investment and Partnership in the Asia-Pacific Region
Developing infrastructure fo the new east Asia: Forging a public-private partnership
By Harinder S. Kohli, The World Bank
Asian financial markets come of age
By Rei Masunaga, Japan Center for International Finance
Investment in Asia: A private sector view
By Joel W. Messing, CIGNA Corporation
Investing in Asia: Can Europe catch up?
By Andrew Taylor
Choosing the right formula to finance your project
By Michael Rowe
Opportunities and benefits of investing in south-east Asia
By Anthony Watson, AMP Asset Management
Open for business
By Dr Julius Caesar Parreñas, University of Asia and the Pacific, Manila
Turning APEC’s vision into reality
By Dr Mari Pangestu, Pacific Economic Cooperation Council
A unique Asia-Pacific partnership
By Pak Chung Leung, Pacific Economic Cooperation Council
Section Three: The Corporate Challenge
Asia and Europe: Partners and competitors to their mutual advantage
By Sören Gyll, AB Volvo
German industry and the Asia-Pacific challenge
By Dr Ludolf von Wartenberg, Federation of German Industry (BDI)
The corporate challenge in energy production
By Dr Ulrich Cartellieri, Deutsche Bank AG
Private investment in energy production
By GeorgEhrnrooth, Metra Corporation
Share the risks: it pays off
By Yoon Kim, Samyang Corporation
Global brands in local lands
By Rudy Markham. Unilever plc
Swiss watches clock up success in Asia
By Jean-Daniel Pasche, Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry
Efficient and affordable: Asia’s future telecom needs
By Lars Ramqvist, LM Ericsson
Section Four: Energy and the Environment
Providing the energy for Asia-Pacific economic growth
By Guy caruso, International Energy Agency
Regional presence is a must in Asian markets
By Dr Heinrich von Pierer, Siemens AG
Energy efficiency and environmental stewardship in Asia
By Kari Huopalahti, IVO Group
Environment in the driver’s seat: The impact of government decisions on climate change
By Clement B. Malin, Texaco Inc.
Striking a balance between voluntary and regulatory mechanisms for achieving sustainable development
By Ed Falkman, Waste Management International plc
Section Five: The Mechanics of International Commerce
Asian business needs sound banking support
By John Morgan, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Chairman of S.W.I.F.T.‘s Asia-Pacific Council
Uniform rules for demand guarantees
By Professor Roy Goode, Oxford University
Preserving the integrity of the documentary credit
By Charles del Busto, ICC Commission on Banking Technique and Practice
The scourge of international fraud and how business can respond
By Eric Ellen, ICC Commercial Crime Services
Fraud in the banking sector: Keep your distance and keep your money
By Shiao-Lin Kuo, ICC Commercial Crime Bureau
Fraud: The banker’s predicament
By Barry G. Robinson, Citibank NA
Counterfeiting in the 21st Century: What does the future hold?
By Peter Lowe, ICC Counterfeiting Intelligence Bureau
Holograms for authentication in the 21st Century
By Ian M. Lancaster, International Hologram Manufacturer’s Association
Electronic Commerce: An irresistable force
By Nanette Di Tosto, CertCo LLC
Shaping the next electonic revolution
By Martin Swerdlow, CEST
International trade and competition
By Calvin S. Goldman QC, Davies Ward & Beck
Section Six: How the ICC Works
Membership and structure
Practical services for business and trade
By Guillermo Jiménez, ICC
The ICC International Court of Arbitration in Asia
By Benjamin Davis, ICC International Court of Arbitration
Helping business do business: The ICC’s publishing house
Acknowledgements
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