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Key factors driving change and growth in ASEAN

ASEAN is one of the largest economic zones in the world; growth has been rapid and there is huge opportunity for companies to capitalize on this. Our selection of articles and videos in partnership with The Economist Group respond to potential opportunities by examining a sample of key initiatives and emerging themes.

At HSBC, we have been helping businesses create opportunities in new places and helping new relationships flourish for over 130 years. Unlike other banks, our knowledge goes beyond just understanding individual ASEAN markets, but understanding how to navigate the dynamics and connections between them – across different industries, people, and cultures.

 

"Healthcare spending in the ASEAN region will increase 70% by 2025, reaching US$ 740 billion."

Source: World Economic Forum

Insights

The business case for investing in smart cities

What do Davao City, Singapore, Phuket and Ho Chi Minh City have in common? They're on the frontier of building ASEAN's smart cities.


How to power up your company's mobile strategy

90% of internet access in ASEAN happens on mobile phones. What do businesses need to know about this growing opportunity?


Unlocking the world's most connected consumers

With the most engaged internet users in the world, ASEAN's e-commerce players are stepping up their game towards regional integration.


Understanding ASEAN countries and opportunities in a snapshot

How do ASEAN member countries fare in their business environment, economic performance and technological readiness?


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