Dubai Chamber aims to grow UAE trade with China and South East Asia

Hamad Buamim is the President & CEO of the Dubai Chamber. He spoke with The Prospect Group about Dubai’s economic relationship with South East Asia and China, Dubai Chamber’s new office in Shanghai, and why Dubai is a great place for Chinese businesses.

Thailand improving broadcast and telecommunication infrastructure, transitioning to digital era

With a concerted push from the government and private sector, Thailand has taken strides to improve its ICT framework and infrastructure to better enable future growth and prosperity.

Evercore Asia Chairman Stephen CuUnjieng on the Philippines & ASEAN competitiveness

Stephen CuUnjieng is the Chairman of Evercore Asia, a premier independent investment banking advisory firm. He spoke with The Prospect Group about today’s economic realities, ASEAN competitiveness, and his macroeconomic outlook for the Philippines and the region.

Philippine Chamber President on the Philippines growth story & upcoming ASEAN integration

Alfredo M. Yao is the President of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce & Industry (PCCI), the voice of business in the Philippines. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the upcoming economic integration of ASEAN countries, the Philippines growth story, and potential for the future.

Thai export fell 8.9% in January, lowest in four years

January’s exports only amounted to US$ 15.7 billion which means that the country’s exports have suffered a sustained 13 month contraction.

Strong baht to drag further down Thailand’s rice exports

Thailand is unlikely to re-emerge as the world’s top exporter of rice given its current high prices and the strengthening baht, a leading rice exporter said today

Mitsubishi to invest 1Bln baht ($33 million) to ramp up output in Thailand

Mitsubishi Motors has announced a 1 billion baht investment to rise its annual Thai auto production capacity to 510,000 units per annum by the end of this year.

Eurozone crisis hits Thai exports

Thailand’s overall major markets such as Japan, the European Union and the US fell 13.3 per cent, the ASEAN market by 12.3 per cent and China by 12.9 per cent.