The ASEAN Economic Community fosters great hopes for many businesses, especially multinational corporations – MNCs – that are well-positioned to benefit from it. Gathering reviews from several MNCs’ leaders across Southeast Asia, this report provides hands-on, regional insights across several industries.
ASEAN countries have been coming closer for decades, but the creation of the ASEAN Economic Community on 31 December 2015 marks a significant milestone in the ASEAN economic integration. Despite significant remaining obstacles, the advantages of the ASEAN Economic Community – AEC – will allow businesses to integrate regionally much further.
In this report, KPMG and Silk Road Associates have gathered numerous testimonies from ASEAN MNCs top executives across Southeast Asia to present interesting ideas from industry leaders. They relate how their respective businesses and industries expect to benefit from the AEC but also provide interesting tips to tackle the remaining hurdles of the integration.