Leaders of 16 Asia-Pacific nations gathered in Singapore last week for the fifth round of negotiations for the proposed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).
There are a number of important ASEAN regional meetings taking place in July, including the 5th Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Meeting.
The less developed nature of business-related legislation in the ASEAN region means the dangers of intellectual property (IP) infringement are often great. In this article, we take a look at IP legislation across the ASEAN region and highlight important frameworks governing the protection of IP.
Thailand is expected to experience 2.3 percent economic growth in 2014, according to a revised forecast by Kasikorn Research Center.
Singapore’s Ministry of Trade and Industry has announced its commitment to the World Trade Organization (WTO) Agreement on Trade Facilitation (ATF).
Hong Kong’s Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, Gregory So, recently stressed the importance of a quick completion to the proposed Hong Kong-ASEAN free trade agreement.
Vietnam and Myanmar are building economic ties, primarily in the banking sector, after signing a memorandum of understanding on cooperation between a state-owned Vietnamese bank and a Myanmar industrial-related bank in Yangon earlier this month.
Due to its potential for growth and development, U.S. businesses are looking to increase commercial and economic ties with the Philippines. Last week, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker visited the Philippines to meet with President Aquino and other officials.
Bilateral trade between Cambodia and Malaysia during the first quarter of 2014 was up by 17.6 percent compared to the first quarter of 2013, a Malaysian official announced this week.
Last week, Thailand’s military government announced a series of emergency economic measures that will aim to breathe life into the country’s struggling economy.