IFC PARTNERS WITH LI & FUNG AND LFX TO SUPPORT SMEs/SUPPLY CHAINS

To help increase access to affordable supply-chain finance for smaller enterprises in Asia and integrate greater…

2024 LENDING INCOME AT MOST APAC BANKS SET TO FALL

Lending incomes at many large Asia-Pacific banks are expected to dip in 2024, as margins come…

TRADETRUST: SEAMLESSLY ENSURING AUTHENTICITY FOR SMARTER, SAFER TRADE

IMDA’s TradeTrust framework enables governments and businesses to issue, exchange and verify trade documents risk-free, with…

MALAYSIA CHARTING ITS WAY INTO HIGHER GROWTH

Led by Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim since 2022, Malaysia is slowly leaving behind its troubled past,…

HIGHER SALARY FOR EP HOLDERS MAY HIT SMEs HARDER

One company hires remote workers where possible, while another invests in internship programmes to nurture local…

STANDARD CHARTERED & FREIGHT AMIGO LAUNCH PRODUCT TO FACILITATE FUNDING

Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited and FreightAmigo have joined forces to utilize a privacy-preserving technology…

FOR GLOBAL TRADE STABILITY, SUPPORT SMEs

The confluence of recent extraordinary events such as the COVID-19 pandemic and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine…

RISING FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENTS, EASING WAGE GROWTH COULD BENEFIT SMES IN 2024 

DBS committed to supporting SMEs across its key markets on regionalisation, sustainability and digitalisation  Although the…

WHY WE SHOULD INVEST IN SMEs

By Mark Bower-Easton at Oxford Capital  Amid reports that SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) will receive a…

HOW TAPPING GREEN OPPORTUNITIES CAN HELP SMEs DO WELL

Asia is home to some of the world’s fastest-growing economies. This rapid growth presents both opportunities…