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Boosting E-Commerce in Asia

The growth of ASEAN is directly tied to the growth of trade in the region.

The growth of e-commerce has brought both opportunities and challenges to Southeast Asia. Though a powerful enabler for ASEAN’s Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) who today can instantaneously reach new markets, e-commerce has also created new challenges. Left unaddressed, these threaten the long-term viability of cross-border e-commerce. Overcoming barriers in Asia  According to the Organization of […]

Top 5 Reasons to Support the Trans-Pacific Partnership

How the trade pact presents opportunities for small business to grow in new markets.

After years of negotiations and an intense week of back-and-forth deliberation in Atlanta, negotiators announced an agreement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Monday morning. The deal is the largest and most substantial free trade agreement in history, connecting 12 global economies and 800 million consumers across the Americas and the Asia-Pacific region. UPS has pressed for […]