Market Insights

Asia Perspective’s Market Insight reports are issued throughout the year and feature hot business topics and recent developments within emerging Asian markets.

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Electronics Manufacturing & Sourcing in Malaysia: An Introduction
The Malaysian electronics manufacturing industry began in the 1970s with simple components and semiconductor parts assembly. Throughout the years, the industry matured to complete ...
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Setting Up a Company in China: A Complete Guide
China has been active in lifting restrictions on foreign investments in the past years, with a goal to make the market more attractive. One ...
Vietnam cargo port
Vietnam’s Supply Chain: A Comprehensive Overview
Vietnam’s supply market gets increasingly more attention as companies seek to diversify manufacturing, and as its manufacturing capabilities increase. It has also introduced various ...
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Industrial Equipment Manufacturing in China
Machinery and industrial equipment manufacturing is one of the biggest industries in China. It’s also the biggest exporter of the products globally, having a ...
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M&A in China: An Introductory Guide for Foreign Investors
China is one of the most active countries in M&A worldwide and has witnessed many market changes in recent years. At this stage of ...
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Vietnam Contract Manufacturing: A Complete Guide
Vietnam has become one of the most sought-after manufacturing destinations in Asia, following the US-China Trade War, recent supply chain disruptions, and for companies ...
Hydrogen manufacturing plant
China’s Hydrogen Strategy: Present & Future State
As China takes faster steps to achieve green development, hydrogen plays a key role in process of transitioning the energy mix and addressing climate ...
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China Contract Manufacturing: A Comprehensive Guide
Contract manufacturing has been a common and effective solution to relieve the shortage of production output and decrease costs. China has undoubtedly been a ...
Solar farm in China
Solar energy batteries are booming in China
The solar energy battery market has got much attention in China in recent years, being a fast-growing industry in renewable energy. In short, a ...
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China’s Semiconductor Industry: Current Development and Complications
In 2022, the global semiconductor industry suffered greatly, following shortages in 2021. While the technology sector stocks lost over 30% year-to-year, semiconductor stocks have ...
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Importing Wood to Vietnam: An Introduction
Vietnam has a diverse sourcing market for wooden products and furniture, counting for more than 4% of the global market. It’s the second-largest market ...
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Textile & Clothing Manufacturing in Indonesia
With robust economic growth and rising purchasing power, Indonesia becomes an attractive destination for the clothing and textile industry. Still, fierce competition from international ...

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