James Carouso is the managing director for BowerGroupAsia in Singapore. Prior to joining BGA, he was the senior foreign policy adviser to the US Indo-Pacific Command in Hawaii. Earlier, he served as chargé d’ affaires at the US Embassy in Canberra, Australia. His earlier diplomatic postings including Thailand and Indonesia.
Companies can count on the rules and dispute resolution mechanisms of free-trade agreements, take advantage of western funding agencies such as the DFC and seek global forums such as Apec to keep conversations going.