Having successfully diversified its economy, Singapore has become a regional and global hub for technology and startups. It is now home to one of the most developed startup eco-system in Asia, with an ever-growing number of companies using the country as a base to manage their operations in the region and beyond.
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.
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.
The 30 largest corporations of the Philippines weigh very heavily in the country’s economy, and further, in Southeast Asia and the world. Together forming the PSEi index, the main stock index of the country, they have been regrouped in this handy list that presents each company and its activities, together with useful links.
Southeast Asia is a critical market for the global energy sector with an important production of fossil fuels and a rapidly growing consumption of fossil fuels and electricity. At a challenging time for energy and global growth, the integration of power in ASEAN could also bring new opportunities for the region.
The 50 largest public listed companies of Thailand, components of the SET50 index, are important actors in the economy of Thailand, Southeast Asia and beyond. With a brief presentation, sector, and logo of each company, this useful list provides information and links to the company’s website and its stock quote.
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
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.
Where it is available, geothermal power is an almost perfect source of energy: much cleaner than fossil fuels, it is often renewable. Geothermal has greatly benefited the Philippines: limiting dependence on imports of hydrocarbons, it has also helped create technologies and know-how that can now be exported.
Leading nation in Asia and the world for business, wealth and quality of life, Singapore aims at becoming the first “Smart Nation”. To explain this idea and motivate its people and entrepreneurs to adopt and develop a more connected way of life through technology, a new visionary video presents some aspects of this Smart Nation.