China-ASEAN Business Association
China-ASEAN Business Association (CABA) is founded in 2017 and approved by the Registry of Societies of Malaysia.
As a non-profit and non-governmental organization, CABA is a business promotion group and cooperation mechanism, and coordinates the communications between chambers of commerce, industrial associations, trade institutions and enterprises within China and ASEAN, under the framework of China-ASEAN Free Trade Area to promote the trade and investment cooperation in this region.
Tan Sri Lim Gait Tong, Honorary President of the Federation of Chinese Associations Malaysia and Mr Xu Ningning, Executive President of China-ASEAN Business Council (CABC) are appointed as Co-Chairmen; the association’s ASEAN secretariat is based in Malaysia while its Chinese secretariat is based in ASEAN-China Association’s council.
CABC is one of the five cooperation mechanisms between China and ASEAN; being a cooperative dialogue mechanism between the two sides. CABC was established in November 2001, where the ceremony was attended by the then Chinese Premier Zhu Rongji who declared that the Council was formally established.