ASIFMA’s mission is to harness the shared interests of the financial industry to promote the development of liquid, deep and broad capital markets in Asia.

Member Driven Priority Setting

ASIFMA is an independent, regional trade association with over 100 member firms comprising a diverse range of leading financial institutions from both the buy and sell side, including banks, asset managers, law firms and market infrastructure service providers. Members establish association priorities through a collaborative process at the board of director level and also within the product specific divisions and committees.


Fixed Income



Foreign Exchange[1]

Asset Management[2]  

  • Credit Markets
  • Offshore RMB
  • Secured Funding Markets
  • Structured Credit
  • Equities
  • Equity Capital Markets
  • COO Markets
  • Compliance
  • Post Trade
  • Product Tax
  • Public Policy
  • Asia Pacific Subcommittee
  • China
  • Investment
     -Equities Sub-Committee
    -Fixed Income & Currency Sub-Committee
  • Regulatory


GFMA Committees: ASIFMA participates in ad hoc working groups with our global alliance partners SIFMA (U.S.) and AFME (EU) on key global issues, such as OTC derivatives, ending ‘Too Big to Fail,’ Global LEI, and Cybersecurity, among others.


[1] FX initiatives are managed by the Asia-Pacific representative of the Global Foreign Exchange Division (GFXD) of the Global Financial Markets Association (GFMA), which is funded and supported separately by GFXD members.

[2] AAMG is managed by its own steering committee and has separate membership fees.  

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