Good infrastructures are a key to economic activity and development. To boost their growth, ASEAN countries are planning to invest heavily in infrastructures in the coming years: not only will they provide better transport, power and sanitation but also interesting opportunities for suppliers of building materials.
With the fast growth of air traffic, the aerospace industry of Thailand is pushed forward and anticipates good prospects for the coming years. Thailand’s airports, airlines, maintenance, repair and overhaul services and manufacturing businesses are all benefiting from this upward trend and encouraged by the authorities.
The automotive sector is a major driver of the Thai economy with strong infrastructures and a vast network of small and large, local and foreign companies all along the car-production supply chain. A large hub in ASEAN and Asia, the Thai automotive industry is gearing towards a green automotive production base.
Southeast Asia is a powerhouse for the automotive industry in Asia and beyond with very attractive perspective for the coming years. The region presents the double interest of having large markets with important sales growth potential and important automotive manufacturing hubs to produce for Asia and the world.
With very little land available for agriculture, Singapore is importing most of its food. To relieve this dependence, new techniques now enable the local production of vegetables through vertical farms. Thanks to this innovative system, Singaporeans enjoy “home-grown”, environment-friendly and fresher green products.
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.
The automotive sector is very dynamic in Southeast Asia, where Thailand has become a leading hub for car production. Matt Bradley, president of Ford ASEAN, explains the presence, interest and outlook of Ford in the ASEAN region, giving also a particular perspective on the automotive industry in Thailand.
Food consumption in Asia is growing fast, pulled by a growing population, rising incomes and strong urbanization. In its series of reports on dynamic industries of Asia, the Economist Intelligence Unit brings an overview of the challenges and opportunities for companies involved in processing and distribution of food in Asia.
Indonesia is a major market in Southeast Asia for the automotive industry, which consequently makes it a major market for the automotive parts manufacturers. This report presents the industry with synthetic analysis and infographics on the demand, production and policies for the automotive and auto parts industries in Indonesia.
Aerospace, automotive, construction, electronics, energy, software and some other industries heavily rely on engineering services. In another part of its series on the most dynamic sectors of Asia, the Economic Intelligence Unit presents the importance, dynamism and opportunities in Asian engineering services sector.