The ASEAN-Hong Kong, China Free Trade Agreement (AHKFTA) came into effect on June 11 for Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar, Singapore, and Thailand. Learn more about what it means for businesses in ASEAN and Hong Kong.
China is balancing the US trade slowdown with more trade with ASEAN and Belt and Road Initiative countries. Read this op/ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis.
The Singapore government enacted major amendments to the Employment Act earlier this year. The changes affect human resource administration for employers.
Indonesia’s new tax incentives are aimed for businesses that invest in labor intensive industries, training programs, as well as research and development.
Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis ASEAN’s trade is largely taken up with other countries in Southeast Asia, China, and India; however, that environment is beginning to change with the addition of bilateral trade and services with the Eurasian Economic Union, and with Russia especially. The Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) is a trade bloc that includes Armenia,[…..]
Indonesia recently signed a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) states. Read our latest article to know more about the main features of the trade pact.
ASEAN continues to be an important FDI destination for German investors. Read more about Germany’s investments in Thailand and Vietnam in the fifth and concluding part of our five-part article on German FDI in ASEAN.
Myanmar offers a promising economic environment for construction and real estate investors. The country’s construction sector is only expected to grow in the coming years. Find out more in our latest article.
ASEAN continues to be an important FDI destination for European investors. Read more about Germany’s investments in the Philippines and Singapore in the fourth part of our five-part article on German FDI in ASEAN.
Financial technology, or Fintech, has experienced rapid growth in Singapore in recent years. Read our latest article to know more about the country’s growing Fintech sector.