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European Commission Helps SMEs to Enter Asian Market

As the ninth largest economy in the world, the countries of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) offer thriving markets. They present alluring trading prospects but at the same time daunting challenges for SMEs, especially when it comes to effectively protecting intellectual property rights (IPR). In a bid to help EU SMEs and …
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The ASEAN Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report 2012

The ASEAN Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report 2012 was recently released at the Travel, Trade & Tourism Summit held in Bangkok prior to the World Economic Forum on East Asia. The report is underpinned by the World Economic Forum’s Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index (TTCI), which ranks 139 economies according to their performance in areas …
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Enabling Trade in the Greater ASEAN Region

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has launched the “Enabling Trade in the Greater ASEAN Region” report, which looks at the obstacles and enablers of trade in seven Association of South East Asian Nation (ASEAN) member countries. The study finds that inefficient border administration and inadequate infrastructure represent major barriers to trade in the region and …
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