Indonesia's Jokowi targets 7% economic growth

Indonesia’s Jokowi targets 7% growth by 2018

Indonesia’s new president elect, Joko Widodo, aims at boosting Indonesia yearly economic growth to 7% by the year 2018. In this Bloomberg video, Alia Karenina reports on the several economic policies that will be put in place in order to stimulate exports, investments and infrastructures development.

Insights from Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong

Insights from Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong

In this video, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong shares political and economic views on many subjects: US-Asia trade, the rise of China, Southeast Asia and Singaporean perspectives, ASEAN integration… Interviewed by J. Stapleton Roy of the Woodrow Wilson Center, he presents insightful analysis on Singapore, Asia and the world.

Broadband in Southeast Asia

Perspectives on broadband in Southeast Asia

Through this report highlighting how broadband enhances economic development, the Economist Intelligence Unit takes a look at the development of broadband in Southeast Asia. Analyzing challenges, opportunities and perspectives, it gathers many insights on Internet connectivity, telecommunications and mobile broadband in ASEAN.

Myanmar mobile Internet

Mobile Internet in Myanmar

The mobile and Internet markets are very new in Myanmar and very few studies have been conducted to assess them. Through this presentation, On Device Research detail their findings about the opportunities, challenges and trends, leading brands and services in this fast-evolving interconnected technologies and industries.

AEC Workshop - 2014 Asia Financial Forum

Opportunities of the ASEAN Economic Community

At the Asian Financial Forum 2014 in Hong Kong, a workshop examined the opportunities and challenges of the upcoming ASEAN Economic Community. Summarizing the most interesting comments, this video highlights not only general opportunities but also presents key interests for Chinese and Hongkongese businesses.

Vietnam's coffee industry

Overview of the Vietnamese coffee industry

Vietnam is a wolrd-leading producer and exporter of coffee beans. But the country is also home to a solid culture of consuming hot and iced coffee. Here are some details on the coffee consumption habits in Vietnam as well as an overview of the production of coffee beans and challenges of the industry.

Asia retail and wholesale

Overview of the retail and wholesale sector in Asia

Part of the series of reports on the dynamic sectors of Asia, the Economist Intelligence Unit provides us with another great report on the state of the retail and wholesale sector. Evaluating the importance of Asia and outlining promising opportunities, this business barometer presents an exciting view for retailers and wholesalers.

Singapore statistics website

Singapore official statistics and data

The Department of Statistics of Singapore aims at providing reliable statistics to help the country’s social and economic development. Through a very useful website, it enables anyone to access a wealth of data and to compile it according to their needs using various tools, together with reports and extra services.

Investing in Thailand through troubles

Investing in Thailand through political instability

In this video Caglar Somek, Partner at Caravel Fund International, explains why he feels that Thailand remains an interesting investment opportunity despite recent troubles. He also presents why Thailand should see a positive economic and financial outcome to the recent coup. 

Electric transport in the Philippines

Electric revolution of transport in the Philippines

The Philippines is revolutionizing its public transports, gradually implementing the use of electric vehicles in order to reduce pollution. The replacement of iconic “Jeepneys” and motorized tricycles aims at helping to clean the atmosphere for the Filipinos and fostering the development of new industries.