With a highly skilled and productive workforce, along with a robust supply of business process outsourcing services, and sound economic fundamentals, Philippines has become one of the most attractive destinations for businesses expanding to Southeast Asia. Read more in our latest article.
Once a vibrant industrial sector, Thailand’s motorcycle manufacturing industry is showing signs of saturation in recent years. The country’s motorcycle market declined to 755,214 units sold over the first five months of 2018, a drop of 2.4 percent from 773,794 units sold over the same period in the previous year.
Bank Indonesia, the country’s central bank recently announced a relaxation of the loan-to-value (LTV) and financing-to-value (FTV) ratios in the real estate sector. The move, which will come into effect from August 1, 2018, will reduce the down payment obligations of property buyers.
The second largest economy of Southeast Asia, Thailand has one of the region’s highest number of internet users. Read our latest article to learn about the growing opportunities in Thailand’s booming e-commerce sector.
In this article, JNP Legal analyzes the implications of Thailand’s upcoming e-commerce law for foreign businesses.
Bank Indonesia (BI), the country’s central bank recently raised its key interest rate for the second time within a span of just two weeks. The move is seen as an attempt to arrest the volatility of the Rupiah, the country’s currency as well as to prevent the outflow of capital from the archipelagic nation.
With the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), Thailand hopes to develop its eastern provinces of Chonburi, Rayong, and Chachoengsao into a leading ASEAN economic zone for technological manufacturing and services with strong connectivity to its ASEAN neighbors by land, sea and air. Read more about this mega project in our latest article.
In this article, we look at recent updates to the Singapore-Australia Free Trade Agreement (SAFTA) and their implications for the trade and investment relations between the two countries.
In this article, we analyze the ease or burden of tax compliance in ASEAN in 2018 and beyond. We discuss aspects ranging from time and documentation to the effectiveness of government policies for the benefit of would-be investors.
In this article, South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk highlights the measures companies should adopt to protect their IP rights in Indonesia’s food and beverage industry.