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.

Worker in a Chinese clothing factory
China
Clothing Manufacturing in China: An Introduction
China is the world’s biggest supply market and the first country that comes to people’s minds when discussing manufacturing. Clothing is one of the ...
Vietnamese fintech working looking at financial charts
Vietnam
Vietnam’s Fintech Industry is A Natural Magnet for Capital
Vietnam currently houses nearly 200 fintech firms, offering a broad range of services from digital payments to wealth management, P2P lending, and blockchain-based solutions ...
Exporting Food Products from the EU to Vietnam: A Comprehensive Guide
Vietnam
Exporting Food Products from the EU to Vietnam: A Comprehensive Guide
Vietnam has emerged as one of the fastest-growing markets in Asia, being the 10th largest trade partner of the US and the 16th largest ...
Wind farm in Ninh Thuan, Vietnam
Vietnam
Vietnam’s Wind Power Opportunities for Foreign Investors
Vietnam is one of the world’s most energy-intensive economies, consuming more energy per unit of economic output than the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, and India ...
Business discussion with Vietnamese distributor
Vietnam
Working with Distributors in Vietnam: Complete Guide for Exporters
Vietnam has become an increasingly attractive market for foreign brands due to its growing middle-class and a stronger preference for foreign products. Product quality, ...
Cement factory in Thailand
Asia
The Cement Industry in Asia: Major Producers & Trends
The cement industry plays a vital role in infrastructure development and urbanization drives the demand for cement greatly. Concrete is currently the second-most used ...
Rice farmers in Thailand
SE Asia
Sourcing of Agricultural Products in Southeast Asia: An Introduction
Southeast Asia is a major producer of agriculture products and plays an increasingly important role for the US and the EU. Increased exports also ...
Factory workers, Thailand
SE Asia
Manufacturing & Sourcing in Southeast Asia: Industries, Trends, and Benefits
Southeast Asia gains increasingly more attention as foreign companies try to diversify manufacturing activities from China. Increasing wages, disruptions, increased shipping lead times, and ...
Vietnamese startup company office
Vietnam
Vietnam’s Promising Startup Market
The start-up scene in Vietnam has developed rapidly in the past decade, benefitting from factors such as governmental policies, tax incentives, and changes in ...
Drying sheets of rubber
SE Asia
Rubber Manufacturing in Southeast Asia, an Introduction Part 2: Vietnam and Malaysia
Southeast Asia is widely known as the world’s largest region for rubber plantations, with Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Malaysia accounting for nearly 80% of ...
Rubber plantation in Thailand
SE Asia
Rubber Manufacturing in Southeast Asia, an Introduction Part 1: Thailand and Indonesia
Southeast Asia is widely known as the world’s largest region for rubber plantations, with Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Malaysia accounting for nearly 80% of ...
Southeast Asia business meeting
SE Asia
Market Entry & Expansion in Southeast Asia: An introduction
Southeast Asia is one of the fastest-growing regions in the world, having a population of around 600 million people. Increasingly more companies, both in ...

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