ASEAN UP recently published its 100th resources for business in Southeast Asia! As the project continues to unfold into a (hopefully!) useful platform for businesses and professionals of ASEAN, we would like to take some time to share some views about business in ASEAN and the ASEAN UP project.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.