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The Medical Technologies Sector – Key Trends in South East Asia

Sep 2017

The Association of South East Asian Nation (ASEAN), which encompasses Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam, is one of the world’s most diverse, fast-moving and competitive regions. If it were a single country, ASEAN would be the seventh largest economy in the world, offering opportunities in the form of a huge market of nearly USD 2.55 trillion and 635 million people. The region declared itself as a common market, the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), at the end of 2015, achieving a major mile...

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The Medical Technologies Sector – Key Trends in Indonesia

Sep 2017

This report is designed to provide an overview of the medical technologies sector in Indonesia, which is valued at US$ 900 million. The country harbors ambitions to develop its local medtech sector, and local factories are starting to produce medical equipment such as laboratory tools, radiology equipment, operation tables, wheelchairs and patient beds. However, the contribution of local products to healthcare equipment today is only 6%.  Indonesia remains highly reliant on imports for 94% of its medical and surgical instruments. The country has the fastest growi...

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The Medical Technologies Sector – Key Trends in the Philippines

Sep 2017

This report provides an overview of the medical technologies sector in the Philippines, which is one of the fastest growing economies in South East Asia. The Philippine Health Insurance Corp’s (PhilHealth) mandate to increase its coverage from 92% to 100% of the population is expected to drive demand for quality healthcare that is affordable and accessible. In anticipation of the surge in demand for healthcare services, the Philippines has launched an ambitious program to develop and upgrade its healthcare facilities to ensure equitable access to healthcare acro...

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The Medical Technologies Sector – Key Trends in Vietnam

Sep 2017

Over the years, Vietnam has made considerable efforts to ensure access to quality healthcare services for the entire population by upgrading its hospitals, expanding insurance coverage and increasing expenditure in healthcare, which have positively driven the country’s medical industry. To fulfill the growing demand, Vietnam has eased market access and reduced regulations on imported medical devices. Imports are expected to continue to grow as healthcare spending increases in the coming years, offering enormous opportunities for foreign companies targetting the ...

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The Medical Technologies Sector – Key Trends in Malaysia

Sep 2017

This report is designed to provide an overview of the medical technologies sector in Malaysia. The healthcare sector has been designated as one of the key economic drivers in the country, that is expected to play a big role in helping Malaysia transform itself into a high-income country by 2020. Malaysia’s healthcare system has been held up as an example to other developing countries as it uses a dual system to administer the sector. Primary care for its citizens is heavily subsidized by the government while the private healthcare sector delivers specialty servi...

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The Medical Technologies Sector – Key Trends in Thailand

Sep 2017

This report is designed to provide an overview of the medical technologies sector in Thailand. The sector is expanding, thanks to a combination of rising income, aging population, nationwide health care access, and a foreign-friendly regulatory environment. Thanks to the government’s assistance and incentive schemes, the country has attracted considerable investment, as well as international medical device technology manufacturers such as 3M, Boston Scientific, Carl Zeiss, Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic, and Siemens. Several hospitals, such as Chulalongko...

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The Medical Technologies Sector – Key Trends in Singapore

Sep 2017

This report provides an overview of the medical technologies sector in Singapore. The Singaporean government strongly fosters the medical sector, and has helped the country to become a medtech manufacturing and R&D hub. From 2000 to 2015, Singapore’s medtech manufacturing nominal value added grew from SGD 0.8 billion, or 0.6% of GDP to SGD 3.5 billion. The country is aiming for SGD 5 billion in manufacturing output.

Having the most established public healthcare system, along with strong intellectual property protection, existing research infrastruc...

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The South East Asia Defense Sector: Accelerated Militarization Anticipated

Aug 2017

Over the past decade, ASEAN countries have seen an upward trend in defense expenditure, with significant investment in aircraft, engines, radar and weapons, and force modernization. Apprehensions about Chinese intentions in the South China Sea have led to growing interest in monitoring and protecting Exclusive Economic Zones and fishing areas, while fear of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)-related attacks, and the desire to combat piracy, smuggling, and drug trafficking, has led to a ramping of spending on military hardware.

According to SIPRI, the lar...

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The South East Asia Aerospace Sector: Reaching New Heights

Aug 2017

Aerospace companies all over the world are under pressure to globalize their supply chains to access new markets, be closer to their customers, and to better manage risk. Many are now turning to Asia as part of the answer. Airbus and Boeing have projected that over a third of worldwide aircraft deliveries will be Asia-bound in the next two decades. By 2031, Asia-Pacific’s fleet is expected to triple to about 13,500 aircraft. The South East Asia region is emerging as a key market, particularly Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines.

The aerospace sector...

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The Smart Cities Sector – Key Trends in South East Asia

Jun 2017

South East Asia is a diverse region, and is comprised of 10 countries: Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Brunei, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar, which together form the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN).

The region enjoys peace, security, and prosperity, and has a strong value proposition. Taken as a whole, it is the seventh largest economy in the world and is projected to become the fourth largest economy by 2050. ASEAN’s combined GDP stands at USD 2.5 trillion. This is expected to quadruple to USD 10 trilli...

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The Smart Cities Sector – Key Trends in Thailand

Jun 2017

This report is designed to provide an overview of the smart cities sector in Thailand. The country has been making strides in its pursuit to develop smart cities with the launch of its “Thailand 4.0” national policy that will play a key role in driving the government’s economic strategy. Under the plan, the country has targeted the development of advanced industry, where smart application will play a central role. Within this context, the “Smart Thailand” will be promoted, various smart technology will be introduced in pilot smart cities,...

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The Smart Cities Sector – Key Trends in Vietnam

Jun 2017

This report is designed to provide an overview of the smart cities sector in Vietnam. The country is currently experiencing rapid urbanization and a shift from an agriculture economy to industry and services-driven economy. It is one of the fastest growing economies in South East Asia, and has recently been elevated to middle-income status.

Vietnam currently has 774 urban areas of various sizes, of which Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City are two special metropolises with the highest modernization rates. Its urban population has grown from 20.3% in 1990 to 33.6% in ...

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The Smart Cities Sector – Key Trends in the Philippines

Jun 2017

This report is designed to provide an overview of the smart cities sector in the Philippines. The Philippines, which has one of the fastest-growing economies in Asia, has joined the world’s move towards utilizing intelligent technologies that aim to speed up a country’s economy towards inclusive growth and enhance its citizen’s quality of living by way of technology and innovation.

The country is already laying the groundwork for the deployment of smart technologies. Leading telecoms and digital services provider PLDT has invested USD 6 bil...

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The Smart Cities Sector – Key Trends in Singapore

Jun 2017

This report is designed to provide an overview of the smart cities sector in Singapore.  The country is a tiny island of 5.7 million people, and is an often-cited example of a smart city in Asia. The country is investing heavily in the future, particularly in smart technologies. The report explores various public and private initiatives in Singapore to boost the smart city sector, for example:

  • In January 2016, the city-state announced a five-year plan worth SGD 19 billion that will fund research and development (R&D) activities that will upd...
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The Smart Cities Sector – Key Trends in Malaysia

Jun 2017

This report is designed to provide an overview of the smart cities sector in Malaysia.  By developing smart cities, Malaysia aims to be globally competitive not only from an economic standpoint, but also from environmental and social perspective standpoint. Among Malaysia’s key cities and regions that are being developed to act as test beds for smart technologies in the country are Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Cyberjaya, Iskandar, Penang and Subang.  The report explores various public and private initiatives in Malaysia to boost the smart city sector, for e...

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