Awareness about ASEAN and the upcoming ASEAN Economic Community is growing in the Philippines and Southeast Asia. In a recent video by Rappler, Tessie Sy-Coson, Vice-Chairperson at SM Investment Corporation, explains her perspective for ASEAN and the Philippines together with its impact on some business sectors.
The access to reliable and affordable sources of energy plays a critical role in the economic development of any country. A report presented the challenges of Myanmar and Laos to manage their energetic resources and develop their economy in relation with their Southeast Asian neighbors.
Indonesia’s new president elect, Joko Widodo, aims at boosting Indonesia yearly economic growth to 7% by the year 2018. In this Bloomberg video, Alia Karenina reports on the several economic policies that will be put in place in order to stimulate exports, investments and infrastructures development.
Through this report highlighting how broadband enhances economic development, the Economist Intelligence Unit takes a look at the development of broadband in Southeast Asia. Analyzing challenges, opportunities and perspectives, it gathers many insights on Internet connectivity, telecommunications and mobile broadband in ASEAN.
The Brunei Economic Development Board is a public agency in Brunei focusing on the growth and diversification of the Bruneian economy. Providing information on doing business in Brunei, it helps all those interested in investing and expanding their operations in the sultanate of Brunei.
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.
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.