Indonesia is the second largest cigarette market in the world, and is the largest market meaningfully accessible to international companies, given trading restrictions in China. Smoking levels remain high and despite economic and regulatory threats to demand, this remains a key market to watch for tobacco.
Euromonitor's Head of Economies Lan Ha takes a deep dive into the evolving role of ASEAN in the New Economic Era, the threats & opportunities it poses for the region, and what this means in the short and the long term. Our Head of Cities Research Fransua Vytautas Razvadauskas shall take the discussion even deeper envisaging what this means for emerging cities in ASEAN.
In this podcast, Euromonitor's Julia Illera, Rachel He, Amulya Pandit, and Herbert Yum discuss the key findings from their recent report, Wellness: Longevity and the Quest for Healthy Ageing in Asia Pacific. Hear insights on the link between rising longevity and consumers’ search for a healthy life and learn the three key pillars to indentify the wellness opportunities in the APAC region.
Wellness has been identified by Euromonitor International as having the furthest-reaching impact on industries and consumers in the future. This report looks at the link between rising longevity and consumers’ search for a healthy life and highlights the potential impact of the behaviour of healthier consumers on consumer goods industries in the years to come through three lenses - nutritional habits, physical wellness and internal balance - to help the reader understand the changing Asia Pacific consumer.
In light of recent challenges in the foodservice industry – from a shortage of raw materials, to inflation, and the labour crunch – strategies for the future must turn these headwinds into opportunities. This is made even more pertinent in the aftermath of the pandemic, at various stages across Asia; for instance, Southeast Asia’s recovering economies and China’s zero-COVID goal. QSRs must review their value proposition, leverage food-on-demand and revisit strategies for in-store hospitality.