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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Investing in China – Opportunities Surpass Uncertainties
Despite rising concern about investing and doing business in China, the country’s growth potential makes it a hard-to-miss investment opportunity. Several global investment firms ...
Jakarta city center
Sourcing & Manufacturing in Indonesia: An Introduction
Global supply chain disruptions have made companies aware of the importance of diversifying supply chains. As China focuses more on advanced manufacturing, companies target ...
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Vietnam Reopening to International Tourists
After two years of complete closure due to the pandemic, Vietnam finally re-opened to international tourists on March 15th, raising hopes for the recovery ...
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Sourcing & 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. Since the 1980s, it’s transitioned ...
Cargo ship leaving Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Sourcing & Manufacturing in Vietnam: An Introduction
Vietnam has become one of Southeast Asia’s greatest beneficiaries of foreign investments in the past years. This can be attributed to both economic and ...
Wind farm in Vietnam
The Vital Role of the Private Sector in Vietnam’s Green Financing
In February 2022, HSBC Bank (Vietnam) Limited (HSBC) signed a Letter of Intent on evaluating and providing sustainable financial solutions with Trung Nam Construction ...
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Thriving Cloud Business Drives Indonesia’s Spending on IT
Amazon Web Services to Invest 5 billion USD In Indonesia Cloud Business In December 2021, Amazon Web Services (AWS), U.S. e-commerce giant Amazon’s cloud ...
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Policy Easing Paves the Way for the Recovery of China’s Real Estate Industry
In the last quarter of 2021, China’s government introduced an extensive property tax trial for the following 5 years, which aims to bring long-term ...
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China’s Birth Rate Declines To Record Low
A year after allowing married couples to have up to three children, China’s birth rate is facing a continuing decline, reaching a record low ...
Chemical processing plant
Vietnam’s Industrial Real Estate Industry Remains Attractive to Foreign Investors
FDI Inflows into Real Estate According to the Ministry of Planning and Investment of Vietnam, the total registered foreign direct investment (FDI) in Vietnam ...
Ho Chi Minh City
Vietnam’s Double Taxation Avoidance for Foreign Investors
As of 2022, Vietnam has approximately 80 Double Taxation Avoidance Agreements (DTAAs) signed. The inclusion of DTAA treaties helps eliminate double taxation for individuals, ...
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China’s Booming Electric Vehicle Market Expects Another Year of Great Strides
Sales of new energy vehicles (NEVs) in China reached a record 2.99 million units in 2021, increasing 169% year-on-year (YoY). The surge reflects China’s ...

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