- Mekong countries to integrate transport links
- Mekong ministers aim for better connectivity, trade ties
- Asean and Norway strengthens relationship
- Energy conservation campaign planned
- Thai transport sector well prepared for AEC
- Asean needs to retain and mobilise its vast savings and surpluses
- Economic volatility tops Asean CEOs' concerns
- Mc Group sets sights on neighbouring markets in run-up to AEC
- Merck upbeat on its prospects in integrated Asean
- Envirosell offers Asean consumer insights
Capital markets in Southeast Asia have the opportunity to better retain and mobilise the high savings rate and surpluses within their borders if they can further develop their local currency bond markets and improve investments among the members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), said Standard & Poor's Ratings Services in a report published today.
Last Updated on Friday, 25 January 2013 09:50
Asean chief executives have ranked uncertain or volatile economic growth ahead of over-regulation (77 per cent), exchange-rate volatility (72 per cent), and government response to fiscal deficits and debt burdens (70 per cent) as a potential economic and policy threat.
Last Updated on Thursday, 24 January 2013 13:42
Merck, the Germany-based pharmaceutical and chemical giant, has seen a good opportunity to further grow its existing businesses in Asean with the upcoming Asean Economic Community (AEC) in 2015 and the opening of the Myanmar market where it plans to use its Thai operation to build business in the future.
Last Updated on Monday, 21 January 2013 11:58
Mc Group has set its sights on neighbouring markets, starting with Myanmar, where it has appointed a local distributor.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 January 2013 10:50
Music will be a key tool helping Thai companies sell products in Myanmar, while corporate social responsibility (CSR) projects are a must to promote products in the Cambodian market, according to consumer-behaviour research group Envirosell.
Last Updated on Monday, 21 January 2013 11:59