The Chemical Industries Council of Malaysia or CICM headed by the new ACIC Chairman, Datuk Dr Abd Hapiz Abdullah, also CICM Chairman, hosted the ACIC meeting mainly to discuss on activities or areas of common interest that could be undertaken by this Council for the next 2 years.
Some of the topics discussed were trade facilitation and reduction of barriers, mutual recognition and regulatory harmonization and provision of special assistance amongst member countries. The Meeting was attended by representatives from Myanmar, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. Other ASEAN countries to be invited are Indonesia, Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia.
SPIK was represented by the Directors- Mr. Ramon Abadilla, Mr. Ricardo Casabuena, Mr. Jesus Laguitao, Mr. Dennis Tirthdas, Mr. Mike Sityar, Mr. Roberto Zamora and Ms. Gretchen Fontejon- Enarle.
CICM- Malaysia has taken over the ASEAN Chemical Industries Council (ACIC) chairmanship in end June 2015 from FIKI – Indonesia. Turnover ceremonies were conducted during the AMEICC meeting in June 2015 in Cambodia.