In 1985 there were only four key economic players in the Asian region: Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia and Singapore.
The economy of Vietnam is increasingly being driven by an influx of foreign direct investment (FDI), primarily focussed on the country’s manufacturing sector.When it comes to wooing potential investors, Vietnam has number of favourable attributes, including a stable...
With production costs rising in China, manufacturers are looking at less costly places in which to diversify their factory investments, in particular to the ASEAN-CLMV countries – Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam.
The lack of momentum to deepen regional integration in ASEAN is largely a consequence of most member countries’ protectionist stances
Across South-East Asia, civic space is shrinking. Crackdowns on people peacefully exercising their freedoms of assembly and expression have become alarmingly common
Indonesia is at the very forefront of the boom in infrastructure redevelopment taking place across Southeast Asia.
The ease of starting a business in the country, however, is also heating up competition. Only niche businesses with a clearly differentiated product range are considered likely to survive.
There was general consensus among the Chinese, Korean, Japanese and Indonesian exhibitors that the country's LED industry is poised for massive growth in the coming years. This wave of confidence has largely been spurred by the Indonesian government's commitment to replacing traditional advertising materials with LED displays