Allworld Exhibitions is an organization which provides exhibitions sponsored by member companies in Asia and the Middle East. Users may search for exhibitions by industry, country, or year to find event information.
Asia Manufacturer is a website that posts trade leads from Asia. Its aims to increase foreign trade between Asia and other nations interested in the trade leads provided. Leads can be searched by selling leads, manufacturers, products, and buying leads in the search bar at the top of the homepage. Free membership is required to use this site.
The Asia Regional Integration Center (ARIC) was established by the Asian Development Bank to improve regional cooperation and integration. This website provides in-depth statistics, databases, resources, graphs, information, and reports regarding the economic and social performance of Asian nations.
Created by the AsiaBizNews, the Doing Business in Asia page contains 46 guides on conducting business in Asian countries. Each guide covers opening a business, business laws, work culture, business barriers, and business trends for the specific country.
The Asian Corporate Governance Association (ACGA) is a not for profit membership organization. It is committed to collaborating with investors and companies in enforcing corporate governance in Asia. Its membership is composed of close to 100 leading global and regional financial institutions, pension funds, and fund managers. The website covers a wide range of topics in corporate governance by providing articles, reports, publications, and major corporate governance links in East and Southeast Asian countries. Certain content of the site is only available for paid members.
The economics and statistics section of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) website provides information about international poverty, the environment, and general economic indicators. Reports are available free online.
The Asian Development Review is a semiannual Asian Development Bank publication on Asian and Pacific development and research issues. The online PDF editions are free of charge with a fee based subscription for hard copies. Renowned scholars may submit their own articles for publication in the journal.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is an international financial institution proposed by the government of China. The purpose of the multilateral development bank is to provide finance to infrastructure projects in Asia. This website is the official site of AIIB and it provides general information about the organization, such as member countries and latest news.
The Asia-Pacific Center for Environmental Law (APCEL) is located at the National University of Singapore and was established to expand environmental legal education and promote awareness of environmental issues. The website offers reports and publications as well as listings of workshops, conferences, and other activities related to environmental law in the Asia-Pacific region.
Business Advantage International is an agency that primarily works with countries in the Asia-Pacific to promote trade and investment opportunities. Their Business Advantage series is a collection of guides that provide business and investment information for several Asia-Pacific countries, including Indonesia, New Caledonia, and Samoa. All of these guides are available for free on the website.
Dezan Shira & Associates is a specialist foreign direct investment practice with offices throughout Asia. The business insights section provides information regarding business practices in Asia. Information is available through a searchable database. Resources are grouped by type (Q&A, infographic, or presentation), location, and topic (due diligence, visa and work permits, corporate taxes, etc.).
The Executives' Meeting of East Asia Pacific Central Banks (EMEAP) is a cooperative organization of central banks and monetary authorities in the East Asia and Pacific region. Its mission is to strengthen relationships between member countries. The website lists publications related to economic development and provides other analysis for each member country.
Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific is an annual publication of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). It provides economic, financial, social, environmental, and Millennium Development Goals indicators for regional members of the ADB. Free online versions of current and past issues are available in PDF and XLS format, as well as a fee based subscription for hard copies.
The Pacific Basin Economic Council (PBEC), containing the world's largest economies, is organized to expand trade and investment through fostering open markets. This site features information about events, programs, objectives and activities of the Council, news, committees, and publications. Publications available in PDF.
Pacific Trade Invest has forum trade offices in Australia, China, Europe, and New Zealand and works to create sustainable economic development and greater international opportunities for Pacific Islands businesses. The website includes a list of export statistic reports, export guides, and a report on investment opportunities in the Pacific Islands.
Trade Asia provides actual and potential traders with data about business and market opportunities in Asia and information for potential buyers and suppliers. It has exchanged trade data with numerous trade points and a number of online trade sites around the world since 1996. In addition, it has close ties and has been involved in active exchanges of trade data with several world renowned trade organizations.
The Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) is a regional development arm of the United Nations that aims to enhance sustainable development, trade and investment, transport, and more in the region. The site offers an up-to-date news section, a list of upcoming events, a wide assortment of publications, and an interactive database.