As Chinese Lockdowns Continue and Salaries Rise, Footwear Manufacture Shifts to Vietnam


Vietnam’s footwear industry is likely to benefit as manufacturers leave China in search of lower labor costs.

Reshoring China Production to Thailand: Key Sectors That Benefit


As the second-largest economy in ASEAN behind Indonesia, Thailand presents ample investment opportunities for foreign businesses.

Can Vietnam’s VinFast be the Real Contender to Tesla’s EV Throne?


Vietnam’s VinFast is among new entrants in the EV market, and its lower-cost and tech-heavy offerings could pose a real threat to existing manufacturers.

How American Fast-Food Chains Have Succeeded in Indonesia


American fast-food giants have grown into the Indonesian market by using culturally appropriate programs and tailoring their foods to engage and suit the tastes of the local population.

Singapore’s Property Market Booming from Increase in Chinese Buyers


The growing high-wealth Chinese population living in Singapore will likely create more business and investment links between the two countries.

Indonesia Ratifies RCEP Trade Agreement


Indonesia’s parliament has approved the country’s membership in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade pact.

An Overview of Indonesia’s Geothermal Energy Sector


Indonesia is home to some 40 percent of the world’s geothermal resources, and the sector will be key to the country’s energy sustainability goals.

Opportunities for Australian F&B Brands in Singapore


Singapore is highly dependent on food and beverage imports and the country presents a highly lucrative market for Australian food brands.

Singapore’s Healthcare Industry: Gateway to ASEAN’s Healthcare Market


ASEAN Briefing discusses investment opportunities in Singapore’s healthcare sector, which is considered one of the best in the world.

US Exempts Tariffs on Vietnamese Solar Panels for Two Years


The US government recently approved a 24-month tariff exemption for solar panels from four Southeast Asian countries which include Vietnam.

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