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

Workshop Materials

Success Stories

Newsletters

Videos/Webinars

Policy Briefs

Blogs We Love

Research & Reports

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 March 2019 -  Click here to view the newsletter online.

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

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

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

Newsletter January 2019 -  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.

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

18 October 2019: A complimentary newsletter on Trade Issues in Asia Pacific. This week's highlight: AUSTRALIA INTRODUCES FTA LEGISLATION: Legislation was this week introduced to the House of Representatives to enact new free trade agreements with Hong Kong, Indonesia and Peru. Trade Minister Birmingham said the new trade agreements would deliver wide-ranging benefits for Australian exporters

11 October 2019: A complimentary newsletter on Trade Issues in Asia Pacific. This week's highlight: AUSTRALIAN FTA RATIFICATIONS GET CLOSER: Australia’s ratification of new free trade agreements with Indonesia and Hong Kong got closer this week when Parliament’s Treaties Committee recommended their ratification. Trade Minister Birmingham urged Parliament to pass enabling legislation as s

04 October 2019: A complimentary newsletter on Trade Issues in Asia Pacific. This week's highlight: RCEP NEGOTIATIONS CONTINUE TO GRIND: Significant progress toward finalising the ASEAN + 6 FTA failed to emerge from last week’s 28th negotiating round in Vietnam. Japanese media reported Trade Ministers from the 16 economies will now meet in Bangkok on October 12 in a bid to progress the slo

27 September 2019: A complimentary newsletter on Trade Issues in Asia Pacific. This week's highlight: AUSTRALIA CALLS FOR NEW RULES: Prime Minister Morrison this week called for new global trade rules saying the current rules were no longer fit for purpose. Speaking in Chicago, he said rules were not keeping pace with technological change. Some rules were designed for a different economy in

20 September 2019: A complimentary newsletter on Trade Issues in Asia Pacific. This week's highlight: AUSTRALIA & UK TO FAST-TRACK FTA: Trade Minister Birmingham met with his UK counterpart Liz Truss in Canberra this week declaring Australia was ready to work with the UK to conclude an FTA as quickly as possible once negotiations were able to begin. Truss also visited New Zealand and Jap

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.