MARKETS

Opportunities abound in Industry 4.0 and SMEs need to seize them

Businesses need to adapt to this new era of the fourth industrial revolution – Industry 4.0 for short – or risk being left behind, said industry...

Setting up a Fintech in Singapore: Market opportunities and navigating the regulatory environment

Michael Correa sheds light on the key opportunities in the Singapore market for aspiring fintechs,...

Singapore and Vietnam to explore tie-ups in energy, Industry 4.0

Ministers discussed collaboration opportunities at annual meeting

Chinese money grows again in Asean as supply chains move

The latest ramp-up in Asean-based project funding came against a backdrop of slowing Chinese investment in other economies.

E-cigs threaten up to 5% of Indonesian market for smokes: Report

Maybank Kim Eng lowered its medium-term outlook on the industry from “positive” to “neutral”.

Vietnam factories buoyed by diversion from China: Report

But other value-added factors will also increasingly come into play in regional markers, the report suggested.

APAC gaming growth threatens Philippine casinos

THE dice are rolling in the Asia-Pacific - and they could come up snake eyes for the Philippines.

Mobile devices drive Pinoy shoppers

Some 90.8 per cent of consumers in the Philippines look up products on their phones while in store, according to a recent global consumer report....

Hot weather to feed Thailand F&B sales in second half

Nomura research analysts are banking on climate-related challenges to meat and vegetable supply to push prices up.

Tourists may skip Thailand as baht makes gains: Report

Tourist arrivals were up by just 1.6 per cent on the year prior in the first five months of 2019.

Mood of consumers in Thailand and Indonesia on the upswing: Credit Suisse Emerging Consumer Survey

The mood amongst Thai consumers is surprisingly encouraging compared to our impression on various macro-economic indicators, according to the...

CLMV region not immune to China slowdown: Maybank

China plays a significant role in the bloc's exports, infrastructure, and tourism

Myanmar garment workers caught in global tug-of-war

THE garment sector in Myanmar faces challenges to its commercial survival, with the possibility of losing tariff-free status in the European Union...

Investing in Myanmar – not when but how

DECADES of stunted development under military rule gave way to Asia’s newest democracy after victory by Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for...

Chinese money grows again in Asean as supply chains move

The latest ramp-up in Asean-based project funding came against a backdrop of slowing Chinese investment in other economies.

Vietnam factories buoyed by diversion from China: Report

But other value-added factors will also increasingly come into play in regional markers, the report suggested.

Optimism about Vietnam benefiting from trade tensions but worth sifting through the "hype": Citi

Despite optimism about Vietnam reaping the benefits of supply chain migration in the wake of trade tensions between the US and China, risks from a...

Robust growth prospects but prominent risks for Cambodia: Moody's

In particular, the potential loss of preferential trade access could hurt exports

Opportunities for Cambodia - Market Insights by Enterprise Singapore’s Regional Directors

Enterprise Singapore's deputy director for Southeast Asia (Cambodia) Yeoh Choon Jin identifies the sectors that are expected to...

CLMV region not immune to China slowdown: Maybank

China plays a significant role in the bloc's exports, infrastructure, and tourism

CLMV region not immune to China slowdown: Maybank

China plays a significant role in the bloc's exports, infrastructure, and tourism

Lao Securities Exchange benefits from inflows of capital from Thailand, China, Singapore and Hong Kong

THE Lao Securities Exchange (LSX) and its roster of seven listed companies are benefiting from the inflows of Asian capital and collaboration with...

Venturing into Laos: Useful business contacts

Planning to do business in Laos? Here’s our round-up of local government agencies and business chambers that may be useful.

Venturing into Brunei: Useful business contacts

Planning to do business in Brunei? Here’s our round-up of local government agencies and business chambers that may be useful.

Brunei provides opportunities for Singapore firms: President Halimah

BESIDES government-to-government partnerships, the private sector in Singapore can also look at how they can venture abroad and collaborate with...