Media Alert: October 9 Briefing – A Conversation with U.S. Ambassadors to Asia
Event: October 9, 2014
4:15pm to 4:45pm
465 California Street, San Francisco
Haydn Williams Room on the 8th Floor
*Please arrive early for security clearance
Join us for an important panel discussion on why Asia matters. U.S. Ambassadors to Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore will discuss the local impact of ASEAN/U.S. trade and why ASEAN is crucial to the Bay Area’s economic growth. Asian countries are among the United States’ fastest growing markets. The economies of ASEAN (the Association of Southeast Asian Nations) are expected to grow 4.3 percent in 2015. California exports to ASEAN nations contributed more than $14.6 billion to the state’s economy in 2012, or 6% of total state exports. Top exports include: computers and electronic products, machinery, food, transportation equipment, and chemicals. ASEAN is California’s fifth largest export market following Mexico, Canada, China, and Japan, ahead of South Korea and Germany.
Ambassador Robert O. Blake, Jr., U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia
Ambassador William E. Todd, U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia
Ambassador Kirk Wagar, U.S. Ambassador to Singapore
Ambassador Joseph Y. Yun, U.S. Ambassador to Malaysia
Alexander Feldman, President & CEO of the US-ASEAN Business Council
Suzanne Siskel, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
RSVP: Reporters who wish to participate in the briefing must RSVP no than later 12:00 Noon PDT October 9. For news media who would like to call in, details will be provided.
Interviews: The briefing is on the record. U.S. Ambassadors will also discuss the current political landscapes in their respective countries of Indonesia, Cambodia, Singapore, and Malaysia.
Please RSVP to both media contacts:
Brent Jones, The Asia Foundation, [email protected]
Eelynn Sim, The Asia Foundation, [email protected]
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