The following resources are made available for our members. Some are publicly available. Please browse the resources below.

 

SUCCESS STORIES

“If you wish to have influence with your employees and customers, commit and be intentional in your learning and growth.”  

Learn about about this start-up's journey in Singapore.  

“Be willing to change, adapt, move, make decisions, take risks. Fail fast, but in a way that won’t kill you.”  

See how our Digital Champion,  Taiwaree, has transformed her business through digital trade.

NEWSLETTERS

Newsletter September 2018 -  Click here to view the newsletter online.

Newsletter August 2018 -  Click here to view the newsletter online.

Newsletter July 2018 -  Click here to view the newsletter online.

Newsletter June 2018 -  Click here to view the newsletter online.

Newsletter May 2018 -  Click here to view the newsletter online.

VIDEOS/WEBINARS

Ms. Minh Hue Nguyen, Trade Analyst for the Asian Trade Centre takes us through key trade language relevant to SMEs engaging with policy stakeholders. We covered the following: * Explain why trade policies are important to SMEs * Define applicable trade terminology * Share which important policy trends to look out for This video was recorded on July 2018. https://youtu.be/A7QUR1S50ts

In a presentation that is normally conducted during full-day workshops, leading trainer and cultural transformation expert Angelo Tirhas take us through some key learnings that can help formulate and shape the culture of your business.   In this presentation titled "How Values Based Leadership is Causing Cultural Transformation", the key to thriving in a disruptive market, Angelo share

Shopmatic and AMTC jointly organized a webinar to share the basics of e-commerce on May 15, 2018.

Riverview Mobile Solutions and AMTC jointly organized a webinar to share insights on how to get the best return on your marketing dollars on "Sparkle on your Diamonds" on April 24, 2018.

Get Go Global and AMTC jointly organized a webinar to explore "How did KFC run out of Chicken" on March 22, 2018.

POLICY BRIEFS

Policy Brief 17-09: "RCEP: Status Update," September 2017.

BLOGS WE LOVE

SMEs in a Digital Age: Still a long way to go? By Izzah Haziqah Binte Harisfadillah and Shubhalaxmi (Kankon) Sen The Asia Business Trade Association (ABTA) and Asia Pacific MSME Trade Coalition (AMTC) hosted two SME-focused events from 6th-8th June - the SME Summit and the 4th Digital Champions Workshop. This blog will summarise some of our key findings and observations from both events.

Click here to read the original article on Dover Today Author: Bennett Okun Internships can be a valuable form of education as they teach you a whole host of skills such as discipline, teamwork, deadlines, as well as teaching you the impact your work has on others. There are many options for internships in Singapore, which means you do not have to go to somewhere far away to get great experi

Author: Parvez Gupta, AMTC Digital Trade Champion, the co-founder of Udyan Tea in Siliguri, India  The original blog is posted on Google Blog. Click here to view the original article. After working for a multinational firm in Singapore, you returned home to start a business in India. Tell us about your motivations.  I grew up in Siliguri, which is part of the Darjeeling dist

Kevin O’Kane, Managing Director, Google Marketing Solutions APAC, Google More and more people look to the Internet everyday to buy goods and services — in fact, the global e-commerce market is worth approximately US$22.1 trillion. In the Asia-Pacific region, there are 15 million small and medium-sized enterprises (SME), employing 70% of the region’s workforce. That’s why every SME shoul

RESEARCH

12 November 2018: A comprehensive newsletter on Trade Issues in Asia Pacific. This week's highlight: WTO RULES AGAINST INDIAN STEEL DUTIES: A WTO Dispute Panel ruled this week that India did not fully comply with global trade rules wh

5 November 2018: A comprehensive newsletter on Trade Issues in Asia Pacific. This week's highlight: NEW PHILIPPINES CUSTOMS BOSS ORDERED TO ATTACK CORRUPTION: President Duterte this week swore in “Jagger” Guerreo has the new chief of the Bureau o

29 October 2018: A comprehensive newsletter on Trade Issues in Asia Pacific. This week's highlight: NEW ZEALAND RATIFIES TPP-11: New Zealand has become the 4th country to ratify the TPP-11. Trade Minister Parker said the FTA’s importance had grown with the

22 October 2018: A comprehensive newsletter on Trade Issues in Asia Pacific. This week's highlight: NEGOTIATORS IN AUCKLAND FOR CRITICAL TALKS: Negotiators for the RCEP (ASEAN + Australia, China, India, Japan, Korea & New Zealand) FTA have gathered in Auckland f

15 October 2018: A comprehensive newsletter on Trade Issues in Asia Pacific. This week's highlight: CHINA LOOKING AT TPP: The South China Morning Post has suggested China is exploring possible membership of the TPP-11 as a hedge against its trade war with the US. The TPP-11

OTHER RESOURCES

  The ASEAN Solutions for Investments, Services and Trade (ASSIST) is a non-binding and consultative mechanism for the expedited and effective solution of operational problems encountered by ASEAN-based enterprises on cross-border issues related to the implementation of ASEAN economic agreements and within the framework of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) launched in 2015. ASSIST is fu

The ASEAN Trade Repository (ATR) is intended to provide transparency on the trade and customs laws and procedures of all ASEAN Member States. The ATR is an electronic interface through which the public can freely access the information available on the National Trade Repositories (NTRs) of each AMS.