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McKinsey&Company new regional trends in the ASEAN countries

Management consulting firm McKinsey&Company analyses macroeconomic trends, financial markets and government and policy in the ASEAN countries. External trade volumes in ASEAN maintained a strongExternal trade volumes in ASEAN maintained a strongperformance last year, with many countries recordingdouble-digit export growth. Exports surged by 17.6 percent year on year in January, while imports spiked by 24.3 percent.The growth in exports was the fastest in more than five years, asglobal demand remained robust. See the full report for in-dept analyses.



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ASEAN Insights: Regional Trends - December 2017

A concise overview of economic trends in ASEAN; including economic data, consumer trends, per-country summaries. Click below for the full report.

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Note on a country-by-country view on shifting geopolitics in the region.

With the recent APEC, ASEAN and East Asia Summits along with President Trump’s first major trip to Southeast Asia, Vriens & Partners has prepared the attached note to provide a country-by-country view on shifting geopolitics in the region. Please click the button for the full report.



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Joint Chambers Luncheon: “2018 Prospects for Thailand Tourism"

On Wednesday 15 November “2018 Prospects for Thailand Tourism and Tourism Ministry's Plan", a Business Luncheon with special guest speaker H.E. Ms. Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, Minister of Tourism and Sports Thailand was hosted. 
Khun Kobkarn gave an update on the future direction of Thailand Tourism and the Tourism Ministry’s plans for 2018, as well as the extent to which it will affect business in Thailand both in public and private sectors. Presentation slides can be found below.



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NFIA-TNSC Seminar: "Export Logistiscs Europe"

A fruitful seminar with profound speakers from the Export and Logistics sector was organized by the Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency and the Thai National Shipper's Council Thursday 19 October. During this seminar speeches were given by the representatives of the Thai National Shipper’s Council, Holland International Distribution Council, the Port of Rotterdam, the Customs Attaché of the Netherlands, and by KPMG. Presentations by [1] Remco Buurman (HIDC), [2] Rick Ligthart (Customs) and [3] Sofie Tolk (Port of Rotterdam) can be found below respectively. 



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