The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) comprises of 10 countries, with a population of over 625 million, and a combined nominal gross domestic product (GDP) of over US $2.8 trillion. If counted as a single entity, it would rank sixth in the world, making ASEAN a very attractive market. To facilitate regional business and leverage on the strengths of individual country chambers / councils, Dutch Chambers in the Southeast Asian region committed to collaboration under the title of The ASEAN Dutch Chamber Network (ADCN).
ASEAN Dutch Chamber Network (ADCN)
ADCN consists of six Dutch Chambers of Commerce (Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam). It represents a diverse range of Dutch Business, cutting across almost every commercial sphere from manufacturing and financial services, to Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), and high end electronics and communications.
The network is developing common exposure, better streamlining of membership, and providing increased opportunities for respective members to attend events from Dutch Chamber colleagues that could especially be of interest for many regional representatives here in ASEAN. Read on to find out more about the individual chambers.
DutchCham Singapore is the Dutch Chamber of Commerce in Singapore, a leading and recognized organization that connects the Dutch Business Community in Singapore. They provide a strong platform for their members to share and showcase their knowledge, skills, values, and expertise through a large variety of business and social activities. Read more…
DUTCH BUSINESS ASSOCIATION VIETNAM (DBAV)
The Dutch Business association Vietnam is a non – profit organization active since 1999. DBAV actively promotes stronger business relationships between the Dutch and Vietnamese business communities through events and collaboration, as well as with other active communities in Vietnam. It raises awareness and provides support for the growing Dutch business community in Vietnam. DBAV maintains close links with the Netherlands Embassy in Hanoi and the Consulate General of the Netherlands in Ho Chi Minh City. Read more…
DUTCH BUSINESS NETWORK INDONESIA (DBN)
DBN is a network of entrepreneurs & professionals with a link to The Netherlands. It offers their respective members a platform to share knowledge and experiences in doing business in Asia. The mission of DBN is to inspire people through company visits; to encourage personal development through discussions and workshops; and to facilitate match making through networking events. Read more…
DUTCH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN THE PHILIPPINES (DCCP)
DCCP was founded by the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (PCCI) and The Netherlands Embassy in 2005. It promotes economic and social relations, enhances business linkages with potential trading partners abroad, establishes a strong channel of communication, and strengthens business networks. THEIR GOAL: To facilitate and accelerate the conduct of business activities and achieve a stronger partnership between the Philippines and the Netherlands. Read more…
MALAYSIAN DUTCH BUSINESS COUNCIL (MDBC)
MDBC facilitates bilateral trade between Malaysia and The Netherlands but also assists members and newcomers to the Malaysian market on issues related to setting up a company or a representative office. It serves as a link to other bilateral Business Associations, Chambers of Commerce, and various government institutions. MDBC provides you with the information you need to familiarize yourself with the local markets in Malaysia. Read more…
NETHERLANDS – THAI CHAMBER OF COMMERCE (NTCC)
The main objective of the Netherlands Thai – Chamber of commerce is to provide information and services concerning trade, commerce, industry, finance, and investment in Thailand, as well as in the Netherlands. Currently, NTCC proudly represents approximately 300 members ranging from startups and SME’s to global market leader multinationals. A growing, dynamic organization and one of the largest Dutch Chambers within the ASEAN region. Read more…
As part of the services offered by ADCN, an official podcast channel called “Zooming in on Dutch Businesses in ASEAN” has been established, kindly made possible by NLinBusiness. For the podcast, each chamber / hub will provide relevant information on business opportunities for Dutch companies in ASEAN, zooming in on their respective countries together with local experts and Dutch entrepreneurs. This results in intellectual and interesting conversations from which Dutch companies looking to enter into the ASEAN market can gain knowledge and information for their organizations.
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