Indonesia Update | January 23, 2020
Authors: Mega Valentina, Jacob Corfman, and Ayu Nadia THE COUNCIL'S TAKE
Malaysia Update | January 22, 2020
Authors: Kim Yaeger, Alberto Coria, Nick Zuroski THE COUNCIL'S TAKE
Food & Agriculture Update | January 22, 2020
Authors: Sunita Kapoor, Hai Pham, Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao, Jacob Corfman and J-Ren Ong LOOKING AHEAD
Vietnam Update | January 17, 2020
Authors: Hai Pham, Riley Smith and Minh Vu LOOKING AHEAD
SAVE THE DATE:
The US-ASEAN Business Council led its annual mission to the 23rd Meeting of ASEAN Tourism Ministers in Brunei, supporting the theme of “ASEAN: Together towards a Next Generation of Travel.” The delegation was comprised of leading U.S. companies in the Travel and Tourism sector, namely, Expedia, Marriott International, Airbnb, Agoda, and SAP. The Council pushed for innovation including sharing insights from the digital economy and offering best practices in human capability building as ASEAN aims to position itself as a single destination for tourism.
Health & Life Sciences | January 15, 2020
Authors: Sunita Kapoor, Hai Pham, Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao and J-Ren Ong LOOKING AHEAD
Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam recorded a trade surplus of over 1 billion USD with the 10 other members of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) in the seven months since the deal took effect in the country in January, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
The CPTPP, one of the largest trade pacts in the world, covers 13.5 percent of global GDP and a market of about 500 million people. It gathers 11 countries, namely Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam.
It officially took effect in Vietnam on January 14 this year.
The authority further said the country’s exports to the CPTPP members like Japan, Canada and Mexico rose considerably in the first seven months of the year. The shipments to Japan reached 1.01 billion USD, Canada 546 million USD and Mexico 290 million USD.
Infrastructure Update | January 9, 2020
Authors: Sunita Kapoor, Jack Myint and Jacob Corfman LOOKING AHEAD
Brunei Update | January 9, 2020
Authors: Mega Valentina and Jacob Corfman LOOKING AHEAD