Located at the maritime route between twin giants China and India, as well as straddling the Pacific trading route to the Americas, Southeast Asia is at a strategic and economic crossroads. If ASEAN were a single country, it would already be the seventh-largest economy in the world. It is projected to rank as the fourth-largest economy by 2050.
This economic growth will largely be driven by the cities of the region. Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, and Bangkok are well known on the world stage for their strength. But dotted around the region are many other cities large and small. They too will play a crucial role in the coming years.
This week, SME takes a look at some of the most exciting emerging cities in the region. Each of them has unique strengths that they bring to the table as powerhouses of the future.
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