The US and ASEAN have agreed on an updated TIFA arrangement for 2021-22, along with an Expanded Economic Engagement (E3) Work Plan.
We will be operating this article as a running live update service to keep businesses in the ASEAN region informed with regards to the coronavirus.
As of September 3, 2021, the Singapore Exchange is among Asia’s first major bourse to allow the listing of special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs).
Indonesia issued Government Regulation 48 of 2021 (GR 48/2021) in March 2021 which amends the country’s immigration law.
Only foreigners with work, business, or residency permits can enter Indonesia, although they will be placed in quarantine for five days.
Individuals and companies are increasingly using electronic signatures, or e-signatures, to sign contracts and complete other transactions in Singapore.
The ASEAN Regional Integration Support from the EU (ARISE and ARISE Plus) are programs supporting the facilitation of trade and economic integration in ASEAN.
Economic ministerial-level consultation meetings between ASEAN and its partners – the US, Hong Kong, India, the European Union, and Russia.
Malaysia’s central bank is set to issue its first digital banking licenses in early 2022, a move that could position the country as one of Southeast Asia’s leaders in fintech.
Thailand has released new incentives for investments in R&D, semiconductor manufacturing, smart packaging, and other digital technologies.