Economy & Trade

Malaysia’s Budget 2024: Impact for Business


Malaysia’s government tabled its 2024 budget in mid-October in what was slated as the largest in the nation’s history.

Strategic International Investments: Unveiling Indonesia’s Growing Appeal for Global Investors


The December 7, 2023 Freedom Business Summit in the UAE will put the focus on increasing attention from global investors seeking offshore investment opportunities and second citizenship options in Indonesia.

Singapore Unveils Latest Relief Package to Ease Cost of Living


Singapore’s government unveiled its latest support package to provide more relief for households as well as businesses.

Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) Launches Carbon Trading Operations


The Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) has launched, following approval from the Financial Services Authority, and aligned with the country’s emissions reduction goals and enable transition to renewables.

Unlocking Growth: The Role of Asian Trade Agreements for American Businesses


By leveraging Asia’s network of free trade agreements, US businesses can benefit from better access to the large Asian markets.

Thailand’s Tourism Boost: Visa Waiver for Chinese Visitors


Thailand has introduced a visa waiver program for Chinese tourists as the government looks to boost the economy through this vital sector.

US and Singapore to Deepen Collaboration on AI and Emerging Technologies


The US and Singapore have committed to deepen their technology partnership by collaboration on key areas of critical and emerging technology.

Thailand’s Eastern Economic Corridor Sets New Investment Targets


Thailand’s Eastern Economic Corridor has set a new investment target of 500 billion baht (US$13.7 billion) over the next five years.

Philippines Sovereign Wealth Fund: Marcos Says Not Suspended but Being Optimized


The Maharlika Investment Fund is the Philippines’ first sovereign wealth fund and remains a top priority for President Marcos Jr. Amid reports that the fund was being halted, Marcos clarified that necessary improvements were being made.

Myanmar Implements Long-Awaited Minimum Wage Hike


Myanmar has increased the daily minimum wage rate after a five-year hiatus to 5,800 kyat (US$2.76) for an 8-hour day, from 4,800 kyat (US$2.28).

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