Trade and Investment – A Regional Look at Thailand and ASEAN Trade Flows During the Pandemic

July 16, 2020

In its diligent flattening of the viral curve, ASEAN GDP growth is outperforming the world and is forecast to experience V-recovery in 2021. Tractus gave insight on ASEAN trade flows during the pandemic for the monthly membership meeting of the American Chamber of Commerce in Thailand (AMCHAM), which had over 80 registrants. Tractus elaborated on the economic woes that the first two quarters of 2020 brought to the region and how global FDI flows are forecasted to drop significantly in 2020 and into 2021. Tractus Country Managers discussed the business environment, government policy in response to the pandemic, and trade and investment in their country. The speakers included John Evans, Co-Founder and Managing Director; Udai Panicker, Country Manager – Singapore; Christoph Lam, Country Manager – Vietnam; and James Meisenheimer, Country Manager – Myanmar.

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