In 2018 The European House – Ambrosetti and the Mahanakorn Partners Group (MPG), ASEAN’s leading professional services firm, entered into a partnership to enhance and complement the range of corporate services that each brings to the table in support of multinational enterprises in their Foreign Direct Investments (FDIs).
High Level Dialogue on ASEAN Italy Economic Relations, Singapore, April 11-12, 2018
High Level Dialogue on ASEAN Italy Economic Relations, Singapore, Aprile 11-12, 2018
Italy is well positioned to partner with ASEAN Countries, given the relevance of its AD&S industry. More specifically, Italian players have a strong international vocation, showing high R&D intensity and adopting a systemic approach capable to generate positive effects at local level.
Agriculture is vital for economic growth and competitiveness of the ASEAN area. Yet, to fully benefit from opportunities, ASEAN countries have to overcome few structural challenges.
ASEAN Countries have identified the strengthening of connectivity as a key priority for the area. It is also a tool for successfully addressing the main challenges ahead. The underlying strategy is set out in the “Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity 2025″.
Italian trade and economic relations with ASEAN Countries are steadily increasing, but are still below their potential. Major opportunities are opening up in several sectors and in particular in the high-tech and R&D-intensive industries.
The involvement of new emerging economies within global production chains has made it necessary to identify alternative markets on which to concentrate the creation of new promotional tools and strategies for Italy’s internationalization.