Billionaires of Southeast Asia

Billionaires of Southeast Asia

Even though it is a developing area, Southeast Asia is already home to tens of billionaires who have built business empires across the region. Having grown their companies by working with their families or as sole entrepreneurs, ASEAN billionaires are at the head of some of the largest corporations of the region.

Indonesia's 45 largest listed companies

Top 45 companies from Indonesia’s LQ45

The 45 largest public listed companies of Indonesia, components of the LQ45 index, are major actors in the economy of Indonesia, Southeast Asia and the world. With a short presentation of each company, its sector and logo, this following list provides useful information and links to the company’s website and its stock quote.

Singapore's 30 largest listed companies

Top 30 companies from Singapore’s STI

Singapore’s Straits Times index – the main stock index of Singapore – is composed of the 30 largest public listed companies which greatly influence the economy of Red Dot, Southeast Asia and the world. The following list presents these economic heavyweights and their activities, together with useful links.

Thailand business clusters incentives

Thailand business clusters incentives

To enhance the development of strategic industries in Thailand’s different regions, the Thai authorities have launched a series of policies to attract target businesses. With clusters for several sectors and throughout the country, incentives have been planned to promote industries in areas that present specific advantages.

Malaysia's 30 largest listed companies

Top 30 companies from Malaysia’s KLCI

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.

Asia food processing

Overview of the food processing industry in Asia

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.

Top ASEAN companies logos

Top 100 ASEAN companies in 2014

ASEAN companies are gaining traction in Southeast Asia and further. The 100 largest companies from ASEAN countries by market capitalization have recently been compiled by the Nikkei Asian Review magazine. Here is the list of 100 leading businesses in the region, together with some details on their activities, market values and revenues.

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.

Improving food quality in Asia

Challenges of healthier food in Asia

Improving the quality of food in Asia brings opportunities and issues for people, businesses and governments. This great report from the Economic Intelligence Unit dives into details about people’s health, food business profitability, public private partnerships… with examples from China, India and Australia.