ASEAN attracts a lot of attention from businesses and investors thanks to its high level of economic growth and a widening middle class. With the unfolding of the ASEAN Economic Community they will reap more and more benefits as the deepening regional integration eases business practices and creates new opportunities
The tax regime of Brunei is generally considered to be very accommodating compared to many other countries: corporate taxes rates are rather low, and no valued added or personal income tax are levied. Some special regimes are however applied in particular cases and industries, such as the oil and gas sector.
Myanmar is the new frontier for business in Southeast Asia. A large and populated country just opening its doors to foreign companies and investors, Myanmar is rich with opportunities in many sectors. However, Myanmar also presents several technical and legal challenges to be managed and overcome by new comers.
Implemented on 31 December 2015, the ASEAN Economic Community proposes to consolidate the economic integration of the region. This review summarizes the state of the ASEAN integration, how it will benefit the private sector to do business in the region and the progress of each country towards this ambitious goal.
Foreign Direct Investment – FDI – is a strong driver of economic development around the world and particularly in Southeast Asia, where high growth potential attracts more investors. These presentations review the different FDI regulations in each ASEAN coutry together with summaries of FDI volume and sectors data.
Internet has brought a revolution, enabling virtually anyone to create an online business and reach a large consumer population easily. Thanks to the shift towards online shopping, businesses of all sizes can now compete against bigger traditional companies and quickly grab a large market share on Internet.
The ASEAN Economic Community fosters great hopes for many businesses, especially multinational corporations – MNCs – that are well-positioned to benefit from it. Gathering reviews from several MNCs’ leaders across Southeast Asia, this report provides hands-on, regional insights accross several industries.
The ASEAN Business Club is a group of business leaders gathering to support the ASEAN integration. With top-level executives from many large companies of Southeast Asia, the ASEAN Business Club provides a place for high-level networking; it voices concerns of private enterprises and gives assistance to governments.
After several troublesome years, Thailand is undergoing a wave of political and economic reforms aimed for the long term. At the heart of this economic transformation, some innovating approaches are leading the way towards a sustainable future for Thailand in some key industries: digital technologies, bioplastics and energy.
Indonesia is the economic powerhouse of Southeast Asia, representing about 40% of its overall population and GDP, with a strong economic growth. With numerous business opportunities to seize, the Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board provides information to guide businesses and investments in Indonesia.