Thai SMEs Exporting to RCEP Countries to receive special loans

Under the campaign, the Export-Import Bank of Thailand (EXIM Bank) has allocated 3 billion baht to issue loans to SMEs, micro SMEs and community enterprises. To be eligible, a business must be looking to export products to the RCEP market.

The Impact of Covid-19 on MSMEs in Southeast Asia

“Barely Staying Afloat: The Impact of Covid-19 on MSMEs in Southeast Asia” is the result of collected data in six countries on the impact those lockdowns in multiple sectors, including tourism, agriculture, manufacturing, and services.

5th RCEP webinar series underlines integration SMEs into regional value chain

The discussions also highlighted the opportunity provided by the RCEP to facilitate the integration of SMEs into the regional value chain and the potential impact on narrowing the development gap.

Bank of Thailand to end debt moratorium for SMEs

According to a press release from the Bank of Thailand, the concern is that while most businesses can now continue payments, an extension of the assistance measure could impact the long-term stability of financial institutions.

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.