On 17 July 2018 the EU and Japan officially signed the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement. After five years of negotiations the EPA is supposed to come into effect in 2019. read more

Hamburg, 16 July 2018 - Timo Prekop, Executive Member of the Board of OAV – German Asia-Pacific Business Association, leaves the association after eight successful years to pursue further professional development. read more

On 11 June 2018 the Make-IT Alliance gathered at this year's CEBIT to welcome new members joining their ranks. read more

German trade with the Asia-Pacific region continues to develop positively in the first quarter of 2018. read more

OAV – German Asia-Pacific Business Association

OAV offers the ideal platform for exchanging knowledge and experience across different industries, and offers members practical and comprehensive services, regardless of whether the member has experience operating in – or cooperating with – Asia, or has none.

Different event formats, initiatives and publications give our members the excellent opportunity to exchange knowledge on current issues surrounding Asia, to become better informed and to capitalise on the promising business potential of the Asia-Pacific region, a region experiencing dynamic growth. The main office is available to answer any of our members' queries regarding business in Asia, and facilitates business operations in the Asia-Pacific region. Read more

Insight Asia-Pacific | 03/2016 OAV members magazine