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The Africa Southeast Asia Chamber of Commerce (ASEACC) marks a decade of achievements with its Annual Assemblies and a Gala Cocktail & Dinner in Singapore.


29 August 2023

The Africa Southeast Asia Chamber of Commerce (ASEACC), headquartered in Singapore, proudly celebrated its 10th anniversary by organizing its Annual Assemblies followed by a cocktail and gala dinner. The event was notably honored by the presence of Singapore's Minister of State for Trade and Industry, Alvin Tan, who encouraged African, Singaporean, and Southeast Asian businesses to enhance their partnerships. ASEACC brought together its prestigious existing members and newcomers, as well as prominent leaders from both the public and private sectors.

Its Annual Assemblies were held alongside the Africa Singapore Business Forum, which gathered over 500 participants.

The chamber was delighted to continue its association with its founding members, including:

  • Africa Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) – Banking, Egypt

  • CrimsonLogic – eGovernment Services, Singapore

  • General Confederation of Enterprises of Côte d'Ivoire (CGECI) – Association and Chamber, Côte d'Ivoire

  • NSIA Bank and Insurance, Côte d'Ivoire

  • Olam International – Agro-industry, Singapore

  • Pacific International Lines (PIL) – Transport and Logistics, Singapore

  • Scanning Systems – Logistics, Infrastructure, Côte d'Ivoire

  • Wilmar International – Agro-industry, Singapore

Warm Welcome to New Members






ASEACC is pleased to announce the addition of the following organizations to its membership list:

  • Mazars Africa – Audit and Consulting, Morocco

  • OCP Africa – Fertilizers and Chemicals, Morocco

  • Mansa Bank – Banking and Financial Services, Côte d'Ivoire

  • Independent Finance Advisors – Financial Consulting, Angola

  • Mike Food & Services – Food Distribution, DRC

  • CR Grupo – Agro-industry and Trade, Guinea-Bissau

  • Maurilog – Logistics and Transport, Mauritania

  • Atlantic Financial Group – Financial Services, Cameroon

  • BMSC Logistics – Supply Chain Management, Guinea

New Dynamics in Africa-Asia Relations

The Annual Assemblies served as a significant meeting for members to discuss various strategic initiatives aimed at strengthening the chamber's activities.





























Topics included:

  • Investment opportunities in Africa and Asia, as well as cross-member investments;

  • Launching an Africa-Southeast Asia investment fund;

  • Geographical expansion of the chamber to include other Southeast Asian and African countries;

  • Strengthening the diversity of the chamber's areas of operation.


During the Annual Assemblies, founding members unanimously voted to welcome new members, thereby expanding the chamber's scope and influence. A new Vice-President was appointed, Mr. Venkataramani Srivathsan, CEO & Managing Director, Africa and Middle East, at Olam Group.


Jean Kacou Diagou, President of NSIA and Teo Siong Seng, Chairman of Pacific International Lines


Alvin Tan, Minister of State for Trade and Industry and Kanayo Awani, Vice-President of AfreximBank

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