CACCI President Inaishvili Attends AIIB Board of Governors Meeting in Jeju, Korea

Jeju Island – Mr. Jemal Inaishvili, President of the Confederation of Asia-Pacific Chambers of Commerce and Industry (CACCI), attended the second annual meeting of theAsia Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) held on July 16-18, 2017 in South Korea’s Jeju Island.

This year’s annual meeting brought together about 2,000 participants, including delegations of both 57 founding members and 20 new members, international organizations and academia as well as businessmen, financiers and journalists. The attendees included over 20 finance ministers of the 77 approved AIIB members such as Australia, China, Georgia, India, Indonesia and Laos, according to South Korea’s finance ministry.

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South Korean Finance Minister Kim Dong-yeon, who doubles as the country’s deputy prime minister for economic affairs, chaired the official sessions as his country jointly hosted the second annual meeting with the AIIB. The second meeting was held under the theme of “Sustainable Infrastructure,” seeking strategic directions of the international infrastructure bank and making major decisions on the bank’s management.

“This annual meeting is particularly important for our maturing institution, as it is a chance for our shareholders and partners to engage with us and provide diverse perspectives on how the bank should transform its strategy into meaningful outcomes for people in Asia,” AIIB President Jin Liqun said in his welcoming message. Along with the official sessions, a variety of side events were scheduled such as seminars on infrastructure and the one-on-one business meetings. Several bilateral meetings between chief delegates were held on the sidelines of the official sessions.

Officially launched in January 2016, the Beijing-based AIIB is a multilateral development bank initiated by China and supported by a wide range of countries and regions, which will provide financing for infrastructure improvement in Asia.

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CACCI President Inaishvili Meets with RP Finance Secretary Dominguez at the AIIB Board of Governors Meeting in Jeju, Korea

Jeju Island – Mr. Jemal Inaishvili, President of the Confederation of Asia-Pacific Chambers of Commerce and Industry (CACCI), met with Mr. Carlos Dominguez, Secretary of Finance of the Republic of the Philippines, during the second annual meeting of Board of Governors of the Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) held on June 16-18, 2017 in South […]

Crans Montana invites Inaishvili to 2017 Homeland & Global Security Forum

Brussels – CACCI President Mr. Jemal Inaishvili has been invited to attend the 19th Annual Session of the Homeland & Global Security Forum being organized by the Crans Montana Forum in Brussels, Belgium on October 25-28, 2017. With security threat now global, the people’s life framework unpredictable and changing, political uncertainties growing, this event will […]

Thai ITD Investment & Trade Forum invites CACCI President to speak

Bangkok – The International Institute for Trade and Development (ITD) has invited CACCI President to be a Panelist in the Regional Trade and Development Forum 2017 to be held on July 19-20, 2017 in Bangkok. The 2017 forum titled “Linking Trade and Development for Inclusive and Sustainable Growth,” will be addressing emerging issues around sustainable […]

CACCI President & SME Chairman proud to be judging 2017 World Chambers Competition

Taipei – The ICC World Chambers Federation has invited key members of CACCI to serve as judges in the 2017 World Chambers Competition. CACCI President Mr. Jemal Inaishvili and CACCI SME Development Council Chairman Mr. George Abraham have accepted the invitation to take part in the judging process. In accepting the invitation, Mr. Inaishvili said: […]

CACCI President to Lead Delegation to Nepal on June 28-30

Taipei – CACCI President Mr. Jemal Inaishvili has been invited by The Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) to make a Presidential visit on June 28-30, 2017, and is inviting CACCI members to join the delegation. The CACCI Presidential visits are intended to give the CACCI President and members of his delegation […]

CACCI President Inaishvili attends One-Belt, One-Road Summit in Beijing

Beijing – At the Summit in May 14-15, 2017, Chinese President Xi Jinping urged multilateral institutions to join the One-Belt, One-Road Initiative, stressing the importance of rejecting protectionism in seeking global economic growth. President Xi pledged US $124 billion for the new Silk Road which aims to bolster China’s global leadership ambitions by expanding links […]

CACCI President Invited as Judge for the 2017 World Chambers Competition

Taipei – CACCI President Mr. Jemal Inaishvili has been invited to be a Judge in selecting the finalists of this year’s World Chambers Competition, which is a global awards programme that recognizes the most innovative projects undertaken by chambers of commerce from around the world. The four categories for which Mr. Inaishvili will be a […]

B20 Germany Invites CACCI President Inaishvili to B20 Health Conference in Berlin

Berlin – CACCI President Mr. Jemal Inaishvili, who is a member of the B20 Task Force on Trade and Investment, has been invited to attend the B20 Health Conference to be held on May 18 at the Gasometer EUREF-Campus in Berlin. The German G20 has placed health high on its agenda. It considers global business as […]

CACCI President Invited to 28th Annual Session of the Crans Montana Forum in Barcelona

Madrid – The Crans Montana Forum has invited CACCI President Mr. Jemal Inaishvili to its 28th Annual Session to be held in Barcelona,Spain on July 5 to 8, 2017. The Forum aims to provide an opportunity to foster global cooperation between the new priority markets: China, Central Asia, Middle East, Africa and the Mediterranean. Crans […]

President Inaishvili attends WCF General Council Meeting in Paris

Paris – CACCI President Mr. Jemal Inaishvili attended the 1st Meeting for 2017 of the General Council of the World Chambers Federation (WCF) held on March 1, 2017 in Paris, France. As a transnational chamber, CACCI is a Permanent Member of the WCF General Council and is currently represented by President Inaishvili. During the Paris […]

CACCI President hopeful of productive and meaningful Sydney Conference in September 2017

During the CACCI Planning Committee Meeting in Paris March 2nd 2017, CACCI President Mr. Jemal Inaishvili spoke about this year 31st CACCI Conference to be held jointly with ICC World Chambers Federation in Sydney. Here is his complete speech. Ladies and Gentlemen: Thank you very much, Chairman Peter Mihok and Mr. Stephen Cartwright, for your kind […]

CACCI President invited to Global Chamber Platform (GCP)

Paris – The Chairman of the Global Chamber Platform (GCP) Mr. Christoph Leitl and EUROCHAMBRES President Mr. Richard Weber cordially invited CACCI President Jemal Inaishvili to the annual gathering of the Global Chamber Platform this 2nd of May in Berlin, Germany on the occasion of the B20 Summit. Dominic Boucsein, Senior Policy Advisor of Eurchambres issued […]

CACCI President speaks at the Economic Chamber of Macedonia

Skopje – CACCI President Mr. Jemal Inaishvili participated as Speaker at the Roundtable organized by the Economic Chamber of Macedonia in Skopje on February 17, 2017 marking 95 years of Macedonia’s successful system of commercial chambers. Entitled “Position of Small Countries in the International Economy: Advantages and Disadvantages,” the Roundtable was attended by renowned representatives […]

CACCI President Invited to the B20 Joint Taskforce Meeting in Paris

Paris – The B20 Germany has invited CACCI President Mr. Jemal Inaishvili to attend the B20 Joint Taskforce Meeting scheduled to take place on March 22, 2017 in Paris. President Inaishvili is member of the B20 Task Force on Trade and Investment. To be held in cooperation with Business at OECD (BIAC) and the OECD, […]

CACCI President invited to Macedonia

Skopje – CACCI President Mr. Jemal Inaishvili is being invited by the Economic Chamber of Macedonia to participate as speaker in a roundtable on February 17, 2017 marking 95 years of Macedonia’s successful system of commercial chambers. The Chamber has traditionally been organizing events to mark its anniversaries which are closely connected to the Chamber’s […]

CACCI President joins B20 Germany Task Force

Berlin – CACCI President Mr. Jemal Inaishvili was accepted as member of the B20 Germany Task on Trade and Investment, and attended the first meeting of the Task Force held on December 2 in Berlin. Mr. Inaishvili also participated in the B20 Conference on “Resilience, Responsibility, Responsiveness – Towards a Future-Oriented, Sustainable World Economy” on […]

CACCI President attends 2016 Global Diaspora Business Summit in Singapore

Singapore – CACCI President Mr. Jemal Inaishvili was invited as one of the speakers at the 2016 Global Diaspora Business Summit (GDBS) held on November 28-29, 2016 in Singapore. The GDBS is designed to provide a platform for successful diaspora global entrepreneurs to meet and discuss mutually beneficial business opportunities available in the region. The […]

CACCI is about personal relationships and networking, said CACCI President in radio interview

Taipei – This is the transcript of CACCI President Jemal Inaishvili’s live interview with ICRT FM Radio Taipei on November 24th 2016 during the 30th CACCI Conference in Taipei. During the interview, President Inaishvili emphasized the particular importance that CACCI plays in international business. Despite advances in technology and communications, the personal contact and cordiality […]

CACCI President recollects 50 years of success

Taipei – CACCI President Jemal Inaishvili lead the 30th CACCI conference in Taipei where over 400 delegates from 22 Asia Pacific countries convened to celebrate CACCI’s 50 anniversary as well as to prepare CACCI’s agenda for the future. Here are CACCI President Jemal Inaishvili’s comments… CACCI President recollects 50 years of success As we celebrate […]

CACCI President attends Madrid Meeting of the ICC World Chambers Federation

Madrid – CACCI President Mr. Jemal Inaishvili attended the 2nd Meeting for 2016 of the General Council of the ICC World Chambers Federation (ICC-WCF) held on October 12-13, 2016 in Madrid, Spain.As a transnational chamber, CACCI is a Permanent Member of the WCF General Council and is currently represented by President Inaishvili. The WCF is […]

CACCI President visits Taipei to discuss Conference preparations

Taipei – Mr. Jemal Inaishvili, President of the Confederation of Asia-Pacific Chambers of Commerce and Industry (CACCI), recently visited Taipei to meet with key officers of the Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association (CIECA), the Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce (CNAIC, the CTBC Bank, and the CACCI Secretariat to discuss preparations of the upcoming […]

CACCI President Joins Other Business Leaders at the SRCIC Silk Road Business Summit in Xi’an, China

Xi’an – CACCI President Mr. Jemal Inaishvili attended the SRCIC Silk Road Business Summit and Development Cooperation Conference held on September 6-8, 2016 in Xi’an, China. The three-day event was co-sponsored by China Chamber of International Commerce (CCOIC), Silk Road Chamber of International Commerce (SRCIC) and the Chinese Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT). […]

CACCI President Mr. Inaishvili Attends B20 Summit in Hangzhou

Hangzhou – Mr. Jemal Inaishvili, President of the Confederation of Asia-Pacific Chambers of Commerce and Industry (CACCI), was invited to participate the in the B20 Summit held on September 3-4, 2016 in Hangzhou, China. Coinciding with the G20 Summit in Hangzhou, the B20 Summit 2016 gathered G20 leaders, CEOs and leading thinkers to deliberate on […]

CACCI President Inaishvili Meets with Bulgaria’s Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications

Sofia – CACCI President Mr. Jemal Inaishvili called on Mr. Ivaylo Moskovski, Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications of the Republic of Bulgaria, during his visit to Sofia on July 21.

CACCI President Meets with Bulgaria’s Minister of Regional Development and Public Works

Sofia – CACCI President Mr. Jemal Inaishvili met with Mrs. Lilyana Pavlova, Minister of Regional Development and Public Works of the Republic of Bulgaria during his recent visit to Sofia, Bulgaria on July 21.

CACCI President Meets with Bulgarian CCI Vice President

Sofia – CACCI President Mr. Jemal Inaishvili called on the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Vice President Mr. Georgi Stoev during his recent visit to Sofia, Bulgaria. The meeting took place on July 21 at the Chamber’s premises. Mr. Inaishvili and Mr. Stoev discussed and exchanged views on several issues, including CACCI-related matters, activities […]

CACCI President Attends Crans Montana Forum in Vienna

Vienna – CACCI President Mr. Jemal Inaishvili participated in the Crans Montana Forum on Central to Far Eastern Europe that took place on June 29 – July 2, 2016 at the Niederösterreich Palace, in Vienna. The Forum aimed to put together all countries and key actors from Atlantic Ocean to Pacific Ocean to resume and […]

CACCI President Meets Michael Barnett, Auckland Chamber’s Chief Executive

Auckland – CACCI President Mr. Jemal Inaishvili met with Mr. Michael Barnett, Chief Executive of the Auckland Regional Chamber of Commerce & Industry during the former’s visit to Auckland on March 23, 2016. Mr. Inaishvili thanked Mr. Barnett for the continued strong support that the Chamber has extended to CACCI over the past years. He […]

CACCI President Inaishvili calls on Ceylon Chamber of Commerce officers

Colombo – CACCI President Mr. Jemal Inaishvili took off some time from his recent family vacation in January 2016 in Sri Lanka to meet with the key officers of Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC) to discuss how CACCI can support the Chamber’s activities. Above photo shows Mr. Inaishvili (2nd from left) with CCC Chairman Mr. […]

CACCI President Meets Sri Lankan Finance & Ports Ministers

Colombo – CACCI President Mr. Jemal Inaishvili called on two Ministers of Sri Lanka during his recent visit to Colombo in early January this year. The first photo shows Mr. Inaishvili with Minister of Finance . Hon. Ravi Karunanayake, who is a Member of Parliament for the Colombo District and was the former Cabinet Minister […]

President Inaishvili appointed Vice-President of SRCIC

Hong Kong – CACCI President Mr. Jemal Inaishvili adds another hat to his growing list of officership positions in international organizations, this time as Vice Chairman of the newly launched Silk Road Chamber of International Commerce (SRCIC). Mr. Inaishvili’s appointment was formally made during the launching of the SRCIC on December 20, 2015 in Hong […]

CACCI President signs MOU with Investelligence Group’s CEO

Tbilisi – The Confederation of Asia-Pacific Chambers of Commerce and Industry has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Investelligence Group Pte Ltd.) in which the two organizations agree to set up an exclusive strategic partnership to promote and facilitate cross-border direct investments, partnerships, and business cooperation between CACCI members and other business enterprises. The […]

CACCI President Visits Australian CCI & New South Wales Business Chamber

Sydney – CACCI President Mr. Jemal Inaishvili made a highly successful visit on November 25-27, 2015 to Australia where he and his 14-member delegation were warmly received by the officers and members of the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) and the New South Wales Business Chamber (NSWBC), called on key government officials, and […]

CACCI President Attends WCF General Council Meeting in Slovakia

Brastislava – CACCI President Mr. Jemal Inaishvili meets with other participants of the meeting of the General Council of the World Chambers Federation (WCF) held on October 1, 2015 in Bratislava, Slovakia. The General Council is the governing body of WCF, of which CACCI as a transnational chamber organization, represented by Mr. Inaishvili, is a […]

Visit to the High-Tech Park Administration

Minsk – On the afternoon of September 23, the delegation visited the High-Tech Park Administration (HTPA), where they were received by Mr. Yury Derevyanko, Head of Marketing and Development Department. Mr. Derevyanko explained that the Hi-Tech Park Administration was created to manage the High-Tech Park and is in charge of defining the trends and policies […]

Visit to the Belarusian Potash Company

Minsk – The CACCI delegation visited the headquarters of the Belarusian Potash Company (BPC) where they were received by Mr. Alexandr Polyakov, Deputy Director General for Sales and Marketing, and Mr. Ivan Kozlov, Manager, Sales Department. During the meeting, the delegation learned that the BPC was first established in April 2005, reorganized in September 2013, […]

CACCI President Calls on Belarus Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs

Minsk – On September 22 2015, the CACCI delegation made a courtesy call on Mr. Valentin Rybakov, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus. In his remarks welcoming the visitors, Deputy Minister Rybakov thanked the delegation for taking time out to visit the country and to know more about its current economic […]

CACCI President Holds Successful Two-Day Visit to Belarus

Minsk – Following his visit to Bangladesh early this year, CACCI President Mr. Jemal Inaishvili made another successful visit to another country, this time to Belarus where he and his eight-member delegation met with key officers and members of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, called on high-ranking government officials, and visited a number […]

CACCI President attends B20 Conference in Ankara

Ankara – CACCI President Mr. Jemal Inaishvili joins other delegates at the opening ceremony of the B20 Turkey Conference in Ankara on September 3, 2015. The Business 20 or B20 is an outreach group of G20 which represents the international business community. B20 presents a series of events with the purpose of developing recommendations and […]

CACCI President at the 9th World Chambers Congress in Torino

Torino – CACCI President Mr. Jemal Inaishvili makes a presentation at the Networks Session of the  9th World Chamber Congress held on June 11 in Torino, highlighting CACCI’s Product and Service Councils organized to promote greater business interaction among CACCI members who are in the same product or service line. Mr. Inaishvili also met Mr. […]

CACCI Presidential Delegation Visited 4th China Import Expo Kunshan (CIE 2015)

Kunshan – On May 21, members of the CACCI delegation led by President Inaishvili visited the 4th China Import Expo Kunshan (CIE 2015), which was held from May 20 to 23. The CIE is one of the first international fairs in China focused on boosting imports to the country. The exhibition venue covered 80, 000 square […]

CACCI President participates in World Business Leaders Conference in Kunshan, China

Kunshan – CACCI President Mr. Jemal Inaishvili led a twelve-member delegation to Kunshan, Jiangsu Province in China, to participate in the 4th World Business Leaders Conference hosted by the China Chamber of International Commerce (CCOIC) and the International Chamber of Commerce China (ICC China) on May 20, 2015. The 4th World Business Leaders Conference aimed […]

CACCI President attends B20 IBAC Meeting in Washington D.C.

Washington D.C. – The CACCI President Jemal Inaishvili attended the Joint High-Level B20-World Bank Group Meeting and the First B20 IBAC Meeting in Washington D.C. IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde addressed the joint high-level B20-World Bank Group on April 17 2015 in Washington DC.     Members of the B20 International Business Advisory Council — […]

CACCI President Meets with Chamber Leaders of Ireland

Dublin – CACCI President Mr. Jemal Inaishvili meets with Mr. Ian Talbot, Chief Executive of Chambers Ireland (first photo) and shakes hands with Mr. Conor Healy, Chief Executive of Cork Chamber (second photo) during his visit to Dublin, Ireland in April 2015 .         Mr. Inaishvili exchanged ideas with Mr. Talbot and […]

CACCI Presidential Visit to Bangladesh FBCCI and Government Ministers

Dhaka – On the 2nd and 3rd February, 2015, FBCCI hosted the CACCI Presidential Visit to Bangladesh. The President of CACCI, Mr. Jemal Inaishvilli and the President of FBCCI, Mr. Kazi Akram Uddin Ahmed joint hands in working with Bangladesh’s government and business leaders to promote the trade and job-creating benefits of the CACCI and […]