Manufacturing & Industry

Manufacturing & Industry

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The Global Competitiveness Report 2012-2013, released by the World Economic Forum on September 5, shows Singapore maintaining its first rank among the most competitive...

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Businesses from the United Arab Emirates show growing interest in investment opportunities in ASEAN countries, particularly Malaysia and Indonesia. A delegation from the Sharjah Investment...

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French company L'Oréal, the world's largest cosmetics firm owned by Europe's richest woman Liliane Bettencourt, will invest up to $100 million in Indonesia to...

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The continued dispute about the new Myanmar investment law is unsettling investors and has sparked concerns that foreign companies might reconsider entering the country...

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ASEAN nations in an initiative led by Thailand are aiming to intensify joint efforts in rice production to pave the way for more cooperation...

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Asia will be the most important emerging-market region for the GCC in the coming years, according to a study by the Economist Intelligence Unit...

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A German micro finance institution, Sparkassenstiftung für internationale Kooperation (Savings Bank Foundation for International Development, or SBFIC) will commence operations in Myanmar by the...

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Thailand's Charoen Pokphand Group, one of Asia’s largest agriculture-based conglomerates, said it will set up three more operations in Laos through its subsidiary, CP...

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Indonesia has set itself the target of reaching $41 billion in investment in 2013, the head of the country's Investment Coordinating Board, Chatib Basri,...

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The two wealthy Gulf states of Qatar and Bahrain are intensifying their economic relations to ASEAN states. While Bahrain is marketing itself as a...

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Investors' applications through the Thai Board of Investment (BoI), the approving body for strategic industry and commercial investments under a tax privileges scheme, will...

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The much-disputed Xayaburi Dam that straddles the Mekong River in Laos has been given a second life. The $3.5 billion project was suspended last December...

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The current low-interest environment in ASEAN spurs public and private sector spending in infrastructure, technology and skills and is boosting the capital markets in...

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Cambodia's picturesque temple town of Siem Reap will host the 44th ASEAN Economic Ministers Meeting on August 27, where trade liberalization, economic cooperation and inequality...

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Electricity-starved Myanmar wants to beef up its dilapidated power grid with investments of $26 billion over the next decade, local media reported. The country currently...

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The full recovery of the industrial sector after the 2011 floods will prompt the Thai economy to grow by 4.5 per cent this year,...

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With the European Union burdened by debt and the US struggling to recover from its home-made financial crisis, capital is being redirected to new emerging destinations. Where do you think investors can skim off the highest return? Cast your vote.

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Asked where they would currently see the biggest opportunities for profitable investments in ASEAN, Inside Investor readers voted equally for Myanmar and Indonesia as the countries where things are happening.