New Faces of Trade



Women entrepreneurs and small businesses are powerful engines of growth for the ASEAN region. For this report, the Global Innovation Forum interviewed 10 businesses founded or operated by women across all of the Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations — Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. These entrepreneurs discussed the opportunities of finding new markets, highlighted the range of technologies they relied upon to be global businesses, shared a number of common challenges they face, and emphasized that governments and forums like ASEAN play a key role in their success.

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New Report Explores Best Practices and Policies to Support ASEAN Women in Global E-Commerce

NFTC’s Global Innovation Forum launched a new report in partnership with UPS, “New Faces of Trade: ASEAN Women in e-Commerce,” as the Association of Southeast Asian Nations seeks to develop a new regional framework for e-commerce.
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