KUALA LUMPUR: Intra-Asean trade is expected to grow to 30% of total trade by 2020 as the region now has all the ingredients as a great trading hub, says Malaysia External Trade Development Corp (Matrade) chief executive officer Datuk Dzulkifli Mahmud. He said trade among Asean, which currently hovered around 24%, was expected to increase.. read more →

KUALA LUMPUR: Intra-Asean trade is expected to grow to 30% of total trade by 2020 as the region now has all the ingredients as a great trading hub, says Malaysia External Trade Development Corp (Matrade) chief executive officer Datuk Dzulkifli Mahmud. read more →

KUALA LUMPUR: ASEAN, as a regional grouping, is collectively strong despite the slower global growth resulting from the Greek debt crisis and China’s economic slowdown. read more →

Education is generally accepted to be one of the major drivers of economic growth. This is one of the major infrastructural investments any government will channel a large percentage of their GNP into, to build an educational system that will support the country’s vision of its intended future growth path. To the majority of the.. read more →

GOOD PROGRESS BUT…: Asean has moved fast enough towards economic integration, but needs financial integration as a complement, says Mr Menon. ASEAN is expected to remain one of the world’s fastest-growing regions in the medium to long term, Monetary Authority of Singapore managing director Ravi Menon said on Friday. read more →