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.
Tony Fernandes, CEO of AirAsia, gives his views on ASEAN and its integration further into the ASEAN Economic Community in 2015. In this interview by Maria Ressa of Rappler, he expresses his ambitions and concerns about ASEAN, highlighted through examples on tourism and air transport, media and entertainment.
Engaged into the long-term development of Laos and integration in the global economy, the Lao government is committed to developing trade. It has therefore created an online trade portal, available in English, to help businesses and people in their trading operations in and out of Laos.
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.
Here is a great white paper by the Economist Intelligence Unit that highlights the needs, challenges, best practices and opportunities to innovate in the healthcare industry in Asia. With perspectives from various actors, medical, paramedical and investor point of view, it is a must read for all those involved in healthcare in Asia.
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 video from the Wall Street Journal presents the back story behind the opening of Myanmar and the role of the business and entrepreneurs community. With many opportunities and some challenges for doing business, Myanmar presents several areas of interest for entrepreneurs and companies willing to invest and trade.
Here is a very beautiful animation video by the TMF Group that presents the opportunities and challenges of doing business in Indonesia, the world’s fourth most populous country with a strong economic growth.