Myanmar Trade Liberalization, Thailand Excise Tax, and Cambodia Fintech Sector Regulations – ASEAN Regulatory Brief
In this week’s ASEAN Regulatory Brief, we focus on Myanmar’s recent decision to open several new sectors to trading by foreign companies, discuss Thailand’s new excise tax rates for electric vehicles, and highlight Cambodia’s new regulations for its fintech sector.
Malaysia Growth Outlook, Thailand EEC Investment, and Singapore-Myanmar Relations – ASEAN Market Watch
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.
ASEAN Regulatory Brief: Philippines Green Energy Initiatives, Myanmar Industrial Zone Land Use, and Brunei Companies Act Amendments
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.
ASEAN Regulatory Brief: Singapore Cybercrime Laws, Malaysia Property Rules for Foreigners, and Myanmar Import Surplus Regulation
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.
ASEAN Regulatory Brief: Building Fines in Myanmar, Air Cargo Subsidies in Indonesia, and Quality Inspection in Laos
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.
ASEAN Market Watch: e-Commerce in Thailand, Q4 Growth in Indonesia, and Myanmar-Thailand Bilateral Agreements
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.