The European Union and Malaysia’s Partnership and Cooperation Agreement can help restart discussions on a future free trade agreement.
The Smart Digital Hub will host bonded warehouses storing Chinese products to be sold in Thailand and Thai products to be shipped to Chinese consumers to be sold on Alibaba platforms.
While the UK was reducing its overall capital exposure to Malaysia, Malaysia has grown its investments in the UK substantially.
Singapore signed a digital trade agreement with South Korea in November 2022 under the Korea-Singapore Digital Partnership Agreement (KSDPA).
The ASEAN region will remain attractive to foreign direct investment with trends in commercial and state investment likely to remain consistent throughout the year.
The Just Energy Transition Partnership (JETP) calls for renewable energy to comprise 34 percent of Indonesia’s power generation by 2030.
An Introduction to Doing Business in ASEAN 2023 is out now and available to download.
Indonesia will impose a bauxite export ban starting from June 2023, in a move to shore up the domestic processing of its mineral resources.
After 12 rounds of negotiations Vietnam and Indonesia have come to an agreement regarding their overlapping claims in the South China Sea.
The Philippines government wants to establish a sovereign wealth fund to spur infrastructure development but there are worries over diverting resources and transparency of the fund.