In this week’s ASEAN Market Watch, we discuss Malaysia’s positive growth outlook for 2017, analyze Japanese investors’ interest in Thailand’s Eastern Economic Corridor, and highlight Singapore’s bid to boost its economic ties with Myanmar.
As Myanmar continues to liberalize its regulatory landscape, new opportunities are emerging for cross-border trade. In this article we explain best practices for importing into and exporting out of the country.
In this week’s ASEAN Regulatory Brief, we focus on the Philippines’ clean energy initiatives, discuss Myanmar’s crackdown on real estate speculation in its industrial zones, and highlight recent amendments to Brunei’s Companies Act.
In this week’s ASEAN Market Watch, we focus on Singapore’s newly established Innovation Fund, discuss S&P Global’s investment grade rating for the Philippines, and highlight increased tourist arrivals in Myanmar.
In this week’s ASEAN Regulatory Brief, we highlight growth prospects for Malaysia’s trade with the EU, discuss Myanmar’s liberalization of its insurance sector, and analyze Indonesia’s continued efforts to tackle tax evasion.
Hiring foreign employees in Myanmar can be a complicated process due to the country’s lack of a comprehensive employment permit system for foreigners. Here, we look at different options for foreigners to acquire legal working status in Myanmar.
In this week’s Regulatory Brief, we discuss Singapore’s proposed new cybercrime laws, Malaysia’s proposed changes to rules related to buying of property by foreigners, and Myanmar’s proposed laws to control import surplus.
In this week’s Regulatory Brief, we discuss the hefty fines for building violations in Myanmar, new air cargo subsidies in Indonesia, and tightened quality inspection measures for the food, beverage, and drug sectors in Laos.
In this week’s ASEAN Market Watch, we look at the potential for e-commerce growth in Thailand, Indonesia’s slowing fourth quarter GDP growth, and a series of new bilateral agreements between Myanmar and Thailand.
Myanmar has sprung onto the radar of foreign investors in recent years as one of Asia’s last frontier markets. Favorable demographics, an advantageous location, and rich natural resources – along with the introduction of substantial economic reforms – make Myanmar an intriguing investment destination.