Industries

Industries

Growth reports, trends and breakthroughs

Jakarta Statue

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A group of US companies will invest up to $5 billion over the coming two years into to manufacturing, infrastructure and energy projects in Indonesia,...
Pepsi Myanmar

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US beverage giant PepsiCo has signed an agreement with a local Myanmar distributor to sell its soft drinks in the former pariah state after...
Philippine Floods

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Strong monsoon rains that inundated over half of Manila on August 8 had no significant impact on the Philippine’s export industry, a statement released...
Refinery

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Kuwaiti and Japanese investors in Vietnam's second refinery operation got backing from the Vietnamese government to go ahead with the $10 billion project. The...
Dawei Draft

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The Dawei deep-sea port and industrial zone project received support from Thai and Myanmar leaders on July 23 in an attempt to soften the...
Land Rights In Cambodia

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The Cambodian government has decided to oppose misused economic land concessions (ELCs), recognising claims made by rural Cambodians. Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen revoked illegally...
Floods Manila Philippines

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Monsoon season in Southeast Asia has ushered in devastating rains, halting business in Manila and affecting thousands in Georgetown, Penang. Major traffic arteries in Metro...
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Myanmar's new investment law, eagerly awaited by companies ready to pour money into the newly opened economy, has still not been approved by the...
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The Sarawak Economic Development Corporation, or SEDC, is responsible for promoting commercial, industrial and socio-economic development in Sarawak, as well as the development of bumiputera in business.
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The Philippines may come close to expanding 6.4 per cent in the second quarter, said Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Arsenio Balisacan at a hearing for...
Lima

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Peru wants to forge closer trade ties with Vietnam as the South American country begins looking for investment opportunities in Southeast Asia, according to...
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A new international financial district was launched in Kuala Lumpur on July 30 by Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak. The 28-hectare centre is located...
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The World Bank has opened up a new country office in Yangon, the commercial capital of Myanmar. The international financial institution will prepare a...
Gold Tower

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The construction sector in Cambodia has attracted a total investment of $868 million in the first half of 2012, an increase 36 per cent...
Export

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Myanmar’s aim to attract investments into labour-intensive manufacturing may suffer a setback if the US renews it much-disputed import ban on all goods from the...
Laos People

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The Lao Ministry of Planning and Investment has approved private investments worth $2 billion in the first half of the country's fiscal year from...
Foxconn Ipad Polishing

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Indonesia will see investments of up to $10 billion over the next 10 years as Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Hon Hai Precision Industry, or Foxconn,...
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Latest data from Singapore shows that demand for new residential properties has fallen in June 2012 for the second consecutive month. Sales volume for private residential units went down by 20 per cent.