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People using mobile phones on Shenzhen metro

Mobile App Revenues Surge in China amid the COVID-19 Outbreak

Self-quarantines, social distancing and people working from home has resulted in an increasing demand for mobile applications, resulting in both ...
Indonesian women using a smartphone

Opportunities in Indonesia’s Digital Landscape

Indonesia is undergoing a rapid digitalization, with over 107 million internet users as of June 2019. The number is expected ...
Thailand grocery shopping

The Rise of Online Grocery Shopping in Thailand

Avoidance of public transportation due to serious air pollution, heavy traffic, growing free delivery services and elimination of plastic bags are ...
Solar energy in Vietnam

Uncertainties in the Vietnamese Renewable Energy Sector

With the aim to attract investors and drive growth, Vietnam launched a development strategy for the renewable energy sector in ...
Women wearing antivirus masks

Coronavirus Update: Economic Impact & Supply-Chain Challenges

The coronavirus outbreak is first and foremost a global tragedy, affecting hundreds of thousands of people worldwide. More than eleven ...
Vietnamese river port

The European Parliament gives consent to ratification of Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) with Vietnam

After ten years of work between the EU and Vietnam, the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and Investment Protection Agreement (IPA) ...
Saigon skyline, Vietnam

Lucrative Vietnamese Tax Incentives for Foreign Investors

With a strategic geographical location, a competitive labour force and a wide range of cost-saving factors, Vietnam has long been ...
Hongqiao railway station, Shanghai

Unexpected Chinese Market Trends Emerging from the Coronavirus Outbreak

The new virus outbreak in China conjured a sense of déja vu for those who remember the SARS outbreak that ...
United States, Mexico and Canada Sign a New Trade Agreement (USMCA) to Replace NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement)

United States, Mexico and Canada Sign a New Trade Agreement (USMCA) to Replace NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement)

On January 29, 2020 the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) was signed into law by U.S. President Donald Trump. After ...
People wearing face masks waiting at a bus stop

How the Coronavirus is Affecting the Global Business Scene

Stagnating manufacturing, a decreasing domestic consumption and disrupted international supply chains. It's not just the Chinese economy that is suffering ...
Jakarta

A positive outlook for Indonesia’s investment landscape

  Despite global uncertainties, Indonesia has remained one of the best performing countries in Asia throughout 2019, in terms of ...
Bangkok, Thailand

The Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC)- The next major economic zone of ASEAN

  One of the recent highlights in Thailand’s infrastructure industry is Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), a pilot project for the ...
Ho Chi Minh City at night from above

Vietnam’s Rising Appetite for Energy

South East Asia's rising star Vietnam is experiencing booming growth, with last year´s GDP growth at 7.1% being the fastest ...
People using smartphones in Vietnam

The Digital Economy Boosts Vietnam’s Economic Growth

As one of the most fast-growing economies in the world, Vietnam’s next major footmark will land on the digital economy-related ...
Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam

Vietnam Signs “Most Ambitious Free Trade Deal Ever Concluded with a Developing Country” with The EU

The European Union and Vietnam signed the European Union Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and an Investment Protection Agreement on ...