Chart of the Week April 16, 2021: Paving the Way to ASEAN’s Digital Economy

Summary: ASEAN currently has the fastest growing internet market with approximately 125,000 new users joining the internet every day. A more integrated approach to the region’s digital economy is estimated to add US$1 trillion to regional GDP by 2025. ASEAN countries have seen both internet users and cellular subscriptions increase in the past decade. This week’s chart […]

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What’s the Big Deal with RCEP?

Both in size and significance, the recently signed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is big for the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN). The new trade deal was signed on November 15th, 2020 after almost a decade of negotiations and brings together all 10 members of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) along with Australia, […]

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