In a recent report, the World Bank presents an overview of the economy of the Philippines: from macro-economy and finance to human welfare and development indicators. With analysis of current economic policies, disaster recovery as well as future perspectives, this document will provide valuable information to business leaders, economic analysts, investors and policy makers.
Despite recent clashes with China that made the headlines in the media, some very positive economic and financial factors have attracted a lot of capital in Vietnam. In this Bloomberg video, Rishaad Salamat asks Don Lam of Vinacapital about the fundamentals and outlook for the Vietnamese economy.
Here’s a new infographic that illustrates the demographic and economic challenges and reasons behind the ASEAN integration. Produced for your embedding pleasure, it clearly illustrates internal issues and global advantages for South-East Asian nations to form a strong economic block and gain a louder political voice.
In-depth presentation of Korean investments, trade and economic ties with Vietnam. This video by Arirang News, took place as the economic cooperation between the 2 countries was reinforced during a summit in September 2013.
Business Process Outsourcing – BPO – is becoming a major economic sector in the Philippines as cheap labor and widespread good English-speaking allow it to compete against India. Here are 3 videos that present the details of how BPO boosts the Philippines foreign revenues, changes workers lives and helps reshape the country.
Malaysia is well on track with its economic plan to reach the objective of becoming a high-income country by 2020. With ambitious goals, the country is expected to achieve its new status and increase recognition from other regional and global economic powers. Doing so, it will also become an economic powerhouse in Southeast Asia.
This video on the uses and habits of personal and corporate finance in Vietnam presents very insightful and sometimes obscure practices of Vietnamese companies and people. Tackling long-term economic and financial outlooks in Vietnam from different angles, several inside investors enlighten us with very sharp reflections and experiences.
This short video presents the expected rise of the middle-class and affluent consumers (MACS) from 70 million to more than double by 2020, together with the supposed characteristics of MACS in Indonesia. This large number of consumers will generate several challenges and opportunities to be seized by businesses.