American companies in ASEAN are benefiting from the region’s growth potential and experiencing its dynamism. With an optimistic outlook for Southeast Asia’s economic and business growth, US businesses share their sentiments, perspectives and challenges in this insightful report.
Welcome to the ASEAN Economic Community
Since 31 December 2015, the ten ASEAN member countries have officially launched the long awaited ASEAN Economic Community. With this important milestone, Southeast Asia sets its eyes towards new heights of development and a more integrated region that will gain in global competitiveness.
Guide to investing in ASEAN [reports]
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
Benefits of the ASEAN Economic Community – AEC
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.
Integrating Philippine e-commerce in ASEAN
The Philippines is an attractive market of 100 million people with little e-commerce penetration and an optimistic perspective on the ASEAN integration. Nevertheless, the Philippines presents certain peculiarities and challenges for local and foreign companies to tackle if they want to tap into the country’s great potential.
200 resources for business in Southeast Asia
In its second year of existence, ASEAN UP sticks to its purpose with the recent publication of a 200th resource for business in Southeast Asia. Aiming at becoming the platform for business of Southeast Asia, we would like to sum up what’s been done, what’s coming next and, maybe, also welcome your ideas.
Perspectives of MNCs on the ASEAN Economic Community
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.
ASEAN trade and foreign investment overview
The ASEAN Economic Community integration heavily relies on the development of trade and investments in Southeast Asia. With clear successes towards freer movements of goods and capital, here is official data on trade and investments between ASEAN countries and with their other global partners.
Connecting the ASEAN community
With the approaching launch of the ASEAN Economic Community, ASEAN is supporting several initiatives to make it become a successful reality. This video presents the vision of ASEAN for 2015 onward to enhance connectivity for ASEAN peoples and businesses, and foster growth, culture and welfare.
How to define a strategy for business in ASEAN
Southeast Asia is an attractive region for business growth, and the coming together of the ASEAN Economic Community is yet another vector of great opportunities. To help companies forge their ASEAN strategies, this report sums up how and when global and ASEAN companies can succeed through a regional approach.