The 50 largest public listed companies of Thailand, components of the SET50 index, are important actors in the economy of Thailand, Southeast Asia and beyond. With a brief presentation, sector and logo of each company, this useful list provides information and links to the company’s website and its stock quote.
Taxes in Indonesia are comparable to other ASEAN countries and attractive to the rest of the world. With low corporate income tax and VAT, a low but progressive personal income, Indonesian taxes are business-friendly. Some tax incentives also exist to push the growth of certain key industries for the nation.
Contracting famous people to endorse and promote a brand is not a new trend. However, the popularity of social media currently foster a little revolution in “influencer marketing”. A recent development in the Philippines help us understand new tactics to approach customers through influential people.
Compared to many countries, Malaysia is rather tax-friendly, with a progressive but low income tax, a low corporate income tax and low equivalent to VAT which make it attractive for work and business. Several incentives are also in place to help further companies in certain key industries.
To provide a better access to official data and work towards more transparency, the Philippine government has created a website to centralize the country’s official information and statistics. With this objective, the portal Data.gov.ph allows people and businesses to consult varied, accurate and well-structured data.
The global enthusiasm for entrepreneurship is well represented in Thailand. Benefiting from several intrinsic advantages, the land of smile is now home to a booming ecosystem supporting and revolving around startups and entrepreneurs in the tech sector as well as in several other industries.
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.
Aggregated in Malaysia’s FBM KLCI index – the main stock index of Malaysia -, the 30 largest public listed companies individually and collectively influence heavily the economy of Malaysia, Southeast Asia and the world. This handy list presents these economic giants and their activities, together with useful links.
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.
Singapore has grown into a major hub for technology start-ups in Southeast Asia. For the aspiring entrepreneurs, the presence of a new dynamic and multicultural generation as well as supportive business and financial structures make Singapore a great place to think about for starting a business and making a global impact.