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33rd ABA Conference in Hanoi to tackle global integration of Asian banks

The 33rd ABA General Meeting and Conference set to take place on November 10-11, 2016 in Ha Long City, Vietnam will carry the theme “Asian Banks: Towards Global Integration” and feature 3 plenary sessions on global macroeconomics, changing regulatory environment, and digital banking. It will also include a CEO forum where top executives from both the banking and non-banking sectors will share their knowledge on financial integration.

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HNB hosts successful ABA Short Term Visiting Program

Hatton National Bank PLC. (HNB) successfully conducted a two-day ABA Short Term Visiting Program in Colombo, Sri Lanka on May 30-31, 2016. 16 bankers from four ABA member banks in Bhutan, Maldives, Taiwan and Vietnam attended the program.

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World economy risks getting caught in low-growth trap - Associated Press

The world economy risks getting caught in a "low-growth trap" if governments don t spend more on investments, open up to trade, and make reforms, a top economic forum warned on June 1, 2016.

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Evolution Not Revolution: Rethinking Policy at the IMF - An IMF Survey

The global financial crisis led to a broad rethink of macroeconomic and financial policies in the global academic and policy community. Eight months into the job as IMF Chief Economist, Maury Obstfeld reflects on the IMF’s role in this rethinking and in furthering economic and financial stability.

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33rd ABA General Meeting and Conference set on November 10-11 in Ha Long Bay

The 33rd ABA General Meeting and Conference is set to take place onNovember 10-11, 2016at Vinpearl Ha Long Bay Resort in Ha Long City, Vietnam. The dates and venue were confirmed by the ABA Planning Committee during its recent meeting held on April 8 in Hanoi.

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ABA takes part in 49th ADB Annual Meeting

Representatives from ABA member banks and the ABA Secretariat joined some 3,000 other delegates who attended the 49th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) held on May 2-5, 2016 in Frankfurt, Germany. Participants came from ADB’s 67 member countries - government officials, business leaders, academics, journalists, and representatives from civil society and development organizations - gathered at the Messe Frankfurt for the 2016 gathering of the ADB, which also marks its 50th Anniversary this year. The ABA Secretariat was represented by Secretary-Treasurer Amb. Victor C. Y. Tseng and Deputy Secretary Mr. Amador R. Honrado Jr.

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Asia: Growth remains strong, expected to ease only modestly

An IMF Survey
- Regional economy to expand by 5.3 percent in 2016 despite softening
- China slowdown, risks dominate outlook
- Policies and reforms needed to boost resilience

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ABA pays courtesy call to the Deputy Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam

After the Planning Committee Meeting, members of the ABA delegation led by ABA Chairman Mr. Daniel Wu and ABA Vice Chairman Mr. Nghiem Xuan Thanh paid a courtesy call on Deputy Governor Nguyen Thi Hong of State Bank of Vietnam, the country’s central bank.

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ABA Policy Advocacy Committee reports on 2016 Work Program

Ms. Prudence Lin, Chairman of the Policy Advocacy Committee led the discussions on 2016 Work Program during the Planning Committee Meeting held in Hanoi on April 8, 2016.

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ABA sends delegation to the Basel Committee Roundtable on Standardized Approach for Credit Risk

The Asian Bankers Association was once again invited by the Basel Committee’s Task Force on Standardized Approaches (TFSA) to participate in the TFSA Roundtable which was held this time in Basel, Switzerland on February 17, 2016. The aim of the Roundtable was to provide an opportunity for market participants to elaborate and highlight key aspects of their comments on the second consultative document on “Revisions to the Standardized Approach for Credit Risk”.

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Asian, Japanese Bankers Associations ink memorandum of understanding

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) and the Japanese Bankers Association (JBA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on March 22, 2016 aimed at taking more concrete steps toward cooperation in the future, creating a platform for exchange and boosting the economic development of the Asia-Pacific region.

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Dr. Takagi to speak on ABA Informal Workout Guidelines at Tokyo forum

Dr. Shinjiro Takagi, ABA Adviser on the Promotion of the ABA Informal Workout Guidelines and Model Agreement, has been invited to be a Speaker in the upcoming 2016 Asia-Pacific Forum on Financial Inclusion scheduled to take place on 7-8 April 2016 in Tokyo.

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ASEAN+3 sets up financial surveillance system

The ASEAN+3 has officially put in place a surveillance system in support of the region’s $240-billion liquidity facility which serves as buffer against all threats to Asia’s financial stability.

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ABA issues position paper on "More Inclusive Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Financing for Banking Growth and Business Sustainability"

The following is the full text of the position paper issued by the Asian Bankers Association at the end of the 32nd ABA General Meeting and Conference held on November 12-13, 2015 in Taipei.

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Announcements

The Association of Credit Rating Agencies in Asia (ACRAA) is inviting ABA members to attend the Training Workshop on Enterprise-Wide Risk Management to be held on July 28-29, 2016in Manila, Philippines.

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Temenos, a Geneva-based market software provider, will organize Executive Briefing at Mandarin Oriental Taipei Hotel on June 23.

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ABA members are invited to attend the Global SME Finance Forum 2016 to be organized on 19-21 September in Beijing, China.

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The 33rd ABA General Meeting and Conference is set to take place on November 10-11, 2016 at Vinpearl Ha Long Bay Resort in Ha Long City, Vietnam. The dates and venue were confirmed by the ABA Planning Committee during its recent meeting held on April 8 in Hanoi.

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The ABA has been invited by IQPC, a provider of conferences and training programs, to be Official Supporting Association of the 2nd Annual Digital Disruption Asia Summit 2016 to be held on June 21-22, 2016 in Singapore

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We wish to remind you to register and make your hotel booking as early as possible to ensure your place in this year s 32nd ABA General Meeting and Conference on November 12-13, 2015 in Taipei, Taiwan.

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ABA has issued a Summary Report (Year in Review) on ABA s activities in 2015.

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