Covid-19 Impact on Southeast Asia MSMEs

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The Diplomat Features Asia Foundation Survey Assessing Impacts of Covid-19

September 2, 2021

Media Coverage Post

The Diplomat highlights key findings from the Foundation survey Revisiting the Pandemic: Rapid Survey on the Impact of Covid-19 on MSMEs in the Tourism Sector and Households in Cambodia. The survey is part of an ongoing series addressing the need for accurate data on how the pandemic is disrupting MSMEs, vulnerable workers, and the informal economy… Read more

 

Revisiting the Pandemic: Rapid Survey on the Impact of Covid-19 on MSMEs in the Tourism Sector and Households in Cambodia

August 25, 2021

Publication

The Covid-19 pandemic led to a dramatic roll-back of economic progress across Southeast Asia. While the region has managed to contain the spread of the virus better than most others, the economic impact on the region has been devastating. Southeast Asia is highly integrated into the global economy, both with regard to trade and international travel… Read more

 

GovAsia Issue 3 – Barely Staying Afloat: The Impact of Covid-19 on MSMEs in Southeast Asia

August 13, 2021

Publication

GovAsia provides a platform for The Asia Foundation and its partners to examine critical social, economic, and political issues faced by citizens and governments across Asia, drawing on the Foundation’s daily engagement with the region’s development challenges. GovAsia aims to facilitate thoughtful debate and build consensus for solutions to the mo… Read more

 

2020 Economic Impact of Covid-19 on MSMEs and Timor-Leste’s Tourism Sector

July 9, 2021

Publication

Over the course of 2020, the Covid-19 pandemic had an unprecedented worldwide impact. In Timor-Leste, micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) were particularly susceptible to the economic impact of the pandemic, and MSMEs in the tourism sector experienced the worst setbacks. To improve understanding of the scale of Covid-19’s impact on tourism… Read more

 

Revisiting the Pandemic: Surveys on the Impact of Covid-19 on Small Businesses and Workers

June 10, 2021

Publication

The Covid-19 pandemic is leading to a dramatic rollback of economic progress across Southeast Asia. While the region has managed to contain the spread of the virus better than most others, the economic impact on the region has been devastating. As a result of its heavy dependence on the tourism sector, Thailand has one of the worst affected economi… Read more

 

Enduring the Pandemic: Surveys on the Impact of Covid-19 to the Livelihoods Of Malaysian MSMEs & Workers

March 12, 2021

Publication

The Covid-19 outbreak led to severe repercussions in Malaysia, and the local micro, small, and medium- sized enterprises (MSMEs) appear to have been badly affected. In order to evaluate the economic impact of Covid-19 on Malaysian MSMEs, The Asia Foundation, in partnership with Merdeka Center for Opinion Research, conducted a survey between July an… Read more

 

Enduring the Pandemic: Rapid Survey on the Impact of Covid-19 on MSMEs in the Tourism Sector and Households in Cambodia

January 26, 2021

Publication

The Covid-19 pandemic is leading to a dramatic roll-back of economic progress across Southeast Asia. While the region managed to contain the spread of the virus better than most, the economic impact on the region has been devastating. Southeast Asia is highly integrated into the global economy, both with regard to trade and international travel. Af… Read more