• GUIDE TO THE ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHEAST NATIONS (ASEAN)

    ASEAN is one of the most rapidly growing economic blocs in the world, and Deutsche Bank has operated in the region for more than 50 years. This website provides a range of country profiles, briefings on regulation and technology, as well as opinions and case studies.

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The ten countries that comprise the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) make up a cohesive, cooperative trading bloc first established in Bangkok, Thailand on 8 August 1967. This microsite provides a guide in the form of a series of in-depth flow articles and multimedia interviews on the opportunities for doing business within and from the region.

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DOSSIER ASEAN, MACRO AND MARKETS

The Philippines: Pliant like the bamboo and poised for growth The Philippines: Pliant like the bamboo and poised for growth

As the Philippines heads towards its national elections in May 2022 and grapples with Covid-19, flow highlights the country’s resilience and potential for those investing in and trading with ASEAN’s second largest market

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DOSSIER ASEAN

Indonesia’s place in the sun? Indonesia’s place in the sun?

Indonesia’s Omnibus Law seeks to boost foreign investment, jobs, and trade. flow examines its background and the opportunities this could bring as the country recovers from Covid-19 economic shock

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DOSSIER ASEAN

Heirs of Lac Long Quan (Vietnam) Heirs of Lac Long Quan (Vietnam)

Vietnam has managed to weather the Covid-19 pandemic better than many Asian economies. flow examines what underpins this resilience and how it is driving flows of foreign direct investment and export growth

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Aladdin Rillo, former Deputy Secretary-General of the ASEAN Economic Community, reflects on his tenure and provides an update on the bloc’s Blueprint 2025 objectives

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DOSSIER ASEAN

On the bright side On the bright side

Caught in the slipstream, or powering ahead? Dr Rebecca Harding examines ASEAN’s trade momentum in the context of wider geopolitical disruption

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REGIONAL DOSSIER

Power of 10 Power of 10

As Thailand takes its turn to chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) for 2019 nine years on from its previous incumbency − and more than five decades after its original founding in Bangkok − Deputy Secretary General Aladdin Rillo talks to flow about how ASEAN is making the fourth industrial revolution part of its roadmap to economic integration
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