ASEAN continues to be an important FDI destination for European investors. Read more about Germany’s investments in Brunei and Cambodia in the first part of our four-part article on German FDI in ASEAN.
Brunei’s government has in recent times sought to diversify the country’s economy by reducing its reliance on its hydrocarbon exports and focusing on industries such as information and communication technology and halal manufacturing. Read more about the country’s latest FDI trends and outlook for 2019 in our latest article.
For expatriate workers and their employers in Brunei, understanding the process to obtain an employment permit is essential. Read more in our latest article.
In this week’s ASEAN Regulatory Brief, we highlight Laos’ incentives for tourism sector investors, discuss Brunei’s latest Halal regulations, and focus on the lifting of the livestock export ban in Myanmar.
With Brunei’s single window customs clearance and low tariff rates, exporting into and importing out of the small sovereign state is considerably easier than trading with some of its South East Asian neighbors. In this article we explain best practices for importing into and exporting out of Brunei.
In this week’s ASEAN Regulatory Brief, we focus on the Philippines’ clean energy initiatives, discuss Myanmar’s crackdown on real estate speculation in its industrial zones, and highlight recent amendments to Brunei’s Companies Act.
In this week’s ASEAN Regulatory Brief, we discuss the issuance of new banking licenses in Myanmar, highlight rising minimum wages in Thailand, and analyze the impact of SME support in Brunei.
In this edition of ASEAN Market Watch we assess the impact of Malaysia’s FTA plans with Hong Kong and the RCEP, analyze the state of Auto production in Brunei, and highlight opening opportunities for aviation investment in Laos.
In this edition of ASEAN Regulatory Brief, ASEAN Briefing takes a closer look at Brunei’s new finance regulations, the US’s eased export restrictions for Myanmar, and a fight against corruption in Indonesia.
Brunei has acknowledged the need to diversify its economy away from its current focus on oil and gas industries, particularly with the ASEAN Economic Community soon to be implemented. As such, the government is attempting to foster the creation of new core industries and attract greater foreign investment. The governmental plan “Vision 2035” is part of the official attempt to create a more attractive business environment by developing a stable and economic climate in the country.