Markets

Can Industry 4.0 revolutionise manufacturing?

Southeast Asia is a region that’s vast developing. It has evolved from an agricultural society to one of the fastest growing regions in the world within the span of a century. One of the main drivers of such growth was due to Southeast Asia’s position as a low-manufacturing hub. This combined with cheap exports, provided the region with the necessary income to develop.

26 February 2019
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Chinese New Year tourism in ASEAN

Several factors have led to an unprecedented boom in the Chinese outbound tourism sector and this especially includes rising incomes in China. According to the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), 131 million overseas trips were made by Chinese people in 2017.

22 February 2019
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Moving out as Brexit looms

As Britain's 29 March departure from the European Union (EU) looms, several major groups have announced they are downsizing their operations or completely shipping out.

20 February 2019
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How manufacturing is driving growth in the region

The manufacturing sector has been one of ASEAN’s key economic growth drivers. Already, the region is a global manufacturing hub and is estimated to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.6 percent between 2016 to 2020.

18 February 2019
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What can stop the baht?

The baht is looking to repeat its performance as one of Asia’s best currencies last year. Monday’s growth data will shed light on a key pillar of its recent strength and may help it stay in pole position at least through the first quarter.

18 February 2019
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Cashing in on Chinese New Year

For most people in Southeast Asia, when the festive season comes around it is an important time where traditions and family come first.

8 February 2019
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