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Remaining open an imperative for Asean’s growth post-Covid

The region needs to focus on its commitment to open trade and investment, sustainability and digitalisation.

1 Dec 2021

Unlocking Opportunities in ASEAN

The region, on track to become one of the world’s largest trading blocs, is the beating heart of the world’s…

19 Nov 2021

Six steps to realising a net-zero ASEAN

A recent Standard Chartered forum identified measures that will help the region transit to a low-carbon future, while building a…

15 Nov 2021

Lighting the way for Indonesia’s energy transition

Securing innovative sources of clean energy remains essential to achieving Indonesia’s net-zero ambitions, a mission exemplified by a landmark solar…

10 Nov 2021

Unleashing Vietnam’s clean power potential

Two of Vietnam’s new wind power projects have overcome the obstacles of pressing commencement deadlines, challenging funding conditions and a…

27 Sep 2021

Economic, societal potential of green economy a key growth driver for ASEAN

Prioritising sustainability helps cement customer loyalty, grow customer base and ultimately increases profitability.

17 Sep 2021

Towards a more equitable and sustainable Philippines

Sustainable finance is positively influencing society in the Philippines. A recent bond issuance exemplifies its potential to create habitats that…

16 Sep 2021

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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