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Powering ASEAN’s sustainable future: The role of connectivity and innovative financing

Vietnam has set a goal of promoting deeper integration and fostering sustainable development across the region for its 2020 ASEAN…

19 Mar 2020

Connected digital trade to drive Asia’s economic future

The digitalisation of trade is now inevitable, driven by the need for faster and safer transactions at more competitive processing…

5 Feb 2020

ASEAN-India Trade Opportunity

ASEAN is one of the world’s most important trading blocs, with a population of 650 million and a combined GDP of USD3.3 trillion.

The ASEAN–India Free Trade Area (AIFTA) signed in 2009 removed tariffs on a wide range of goods and services. Bilateral trade has been steadily rising since, and there is a huge opportunity to increase trade further.

The Standard Chartered Trade Opportunity Report looks to a post-COVID-19 world, as economies stabilise and reopen. At a time when our global ties are endangered by challenges from pandemics to protectionism, this study is a roadmap of trade possibilities, looking beyond immediate threats to highlight the medium-term opportunities for greater trade between 5 key ASEAN markets and India.

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The Standard Chartered Trade Opportunity Report looks to a post-COVID-19 world, as economies stabilise and reopen. At a time when our global ties are endangered by challenges from pandemics to protectionism, this study is a roadmap of trade possibilities, looking beyond immediate threats to highlight the medium-term opportunities for greater trade between 5 key ASEAN markets and India.

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