According to survey results recently released by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Singapore, Vietnam is the second most popular destination for U.S. business expansion among the member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Indonesia took the top position.
There are a number of important ASEAN regional meetings taking place in September, including the General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-parliamentary Assembly and the Forum on Good Governance.
Members of APEC moved closer towards realizing their commitment towards free trade in environmental goods, after recent meetings this month.
ASEAN manufacturers can be divided into those that have invested in mid- and high-tech manufacturing and those which are concentrated in low- or no-tech assembly. In this article, we look at one of ASEAN’s key emerging manufacturing markets – Indonesia.
Singapore announced on Tuesday the launch of a new international tax research center, in a bid to become one of the world’s leading accountancy hubs.
E-commerce is set to soar in Southeast Asia, as internet penetration in the region has reached a momentous turning point, according to a recent UBS report.
ASEAN manufacturers can be divided into those that have invested in mid- and high-tech manufacturing and those which are concentrated in low- or no-tech assembly. In this article, we look at ASEAN’s leading manufacturing destinations, including Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand.
Foreign ministers attending the 20th EU-ASEAN Ministerial Meeting in Brussels last week have raised the possibility of resuming negotiations for an EU-ASEAN free trade agreement once the ASEAN Economic Community comes into effect at the end of 2015.
There are a number of important ASEAN regional meetings taking place in August, including the 46th ASEAN Economic Ministers Meeting, the RCEP Ministers Meeting and the ASEAN-Hong Kong Free Trade Agreement Trade Negotiation Committee Meeting.
Joko Widodo, the former governor of Jakarta, was declared the next president of Indonesia last week, leaving foreign investors optimistic about the country’s economic prospects and triggering a favorable reaction from the rupiah.