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Conference promotes asian economic progress, cooperation

Asian-Pacific business leaders shake hands at the 28th CACCI Conference in Kuala Lumpur.

Representatives of regional chambers of commerce gathered in Manila on Feb. 15-20, 1965, for an Asian Conference of Chambers of Commerce that has had lasting effects to this day.

As a result of the February 1965 conference, the Confederation of Asia-Pacific Chambers of Commerce (CACCI) held its inaugural conference in May 1966. Ten national chambers participated in this initial conference, electing officers and holding the First Council Meeting. Since then, CACCI has hosted biennial conferences to assist business networking and economic growth.

CACCI is a non-government organization (NGO) and a grouping of national chambers of commerce, industry and business associations in Asia and the West Pacific. The conference serves as a forum for promoting the businessmen and economy of the Asia-Pacific

Today, CACCI comprises 28 Primary Members from 26 countries or independent economies and is a member of the Conference on NGOs. The 28th CACCI conference was held Sept. 17-19 in Kuala Lumpur.

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