Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has been meeting with ministers from the ASEAN bloc of countries in Singapore this past week in preparations for the ASEAN 2018 summit due to be held in November. Several plenary sessions were held, with China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi also in attendance. Neither Russia nor China is members of ASEAN,[…..]
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, 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.
Thailand’s Board of Investment (BOI) offers a range of tax and non-tax incentives to foreign companies making investments in the country. In this article, we discuss the various tax and non-tax incentives on offer for foreign investors in Thailand.
The Philippines’ FTA with the European Free Trade Association, which will come into force on June 1, 2018 for the Philippines and Switzerland, will significantly benefit businesses exporting goods from the Philippines to the EFTA member states. Read more in our latest article.
Thailand’s ranking on the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business index for 2018 moved up 20 positions to 26th among 190 economies worldwide. In this article, we analyze the various market entry options available for investors interested in expanding to the kingdom.
Thailand offers great investment potential as a leading automotive production base in ASEAN. Read our latest article to know more about the opportunities and incentives on offer as well as the outlook for 2018.
Singapore has launched a new financial technology (FinTech) Fast Track initiative that provides an expedited patent application-to-grant process for financial technology innovations. Read more in our latest Regulatory Brief.
Likely to benefit further from Thailand’s continued economic growth are businesses that choose to locate in Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in Thai border provinces. We analyze the opportunities and incentives on offer in these SEZs in our latest article.
As the Philippines’ economy continues to experience robust growth, Grapevine Asia Partners assesses the opportunities and risks for foreign investors in the country under the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte.