One of the most advanced economies of Southeast Asia, Malaysia is nevertheless still experiencing relatively high growth rates. This series of infographics illustrates key demographic and economic data on Malaysia, together with comparisons with other ASEAN and world-leading countries.
After trailing regional economies for years, the Philippines is now often called a new Asian “tiger” with one of the fastest growing economies in the world. This series of infographics presents key demographic and economic data on the Philippines, as well as some perspectives with other ASEAN and world-leading countries.
Taken as a single entity, ASEAN represents the world’s third largest market and one the largest economy. Here are some infographics to dive deeper in international economic and demographic comparisons with the US, EU, China, Japan and India, as well as more details on ASEAN countries relative size and economies.
The Department of Statistics of Malaysia is dedicated to providing reliable statistics to inform social and economic actors of the country. With a useful website, it gathers and compiles up to date and historic data together with reports and other services to be freely accessed by anyone interested.
With deep-rooted ties that go back thousands of years, India and Indonesia have always been natural partners in culture, economy and politics. However, with the changing dynamics in Asia and the world, the two countries are looking to develop their exchanges and cooperation further and bring their relations to a new level.
A global superpower, the United States has the world’s largest economy and diplomatic network. Interested in extending its ties with Southeast Asia, the U.S. has launched several programs to develop its interests in ASEAN and contribute to the local development of the region.
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.
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.
Indonesia has been one of the fastest growing economies of Southeast Asia for several years, and so it remains in 2015. Other positive results in poverty reduction, governance and abundant natural resources compensate certain negative aspects in Indonesia and challenges to apprehend in several key sectors.
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.