Tap into the vast Asean market, M’sian firms urged


Datuk Seri Nazir Razak, chairman CIMB group at the Asean roundtable series "Deepening Capital Markets in Asean: Opportunities and Challenges" - Ebby Saiful/The Star

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian companies should be experimenting with the Asean market to tap into the region’s vast population of more than 620 million people, said CIMB Group Holdings Bhd chairman Datuk Seri Nazir Razak.

He also suggested a minimal tax level across Asean countries and a virtual board that lists out all the top companies in Asean, to spur investments within the region.

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