The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the rate of digital adoption in Southeast Asia. Photo: AFP
The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the rate of digital adoption in Southeast Asia. Photo: AFP
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Southeast Asia’s internet economy bounces back with record investments in e-commerce, digital financial services

  • Deal-making rose by 65 per cent to reach US$11.5 billion in the first six months of 2021, creating 11 new consumer tech unicorns
  • About 75 per cent of Southeast Asians are now internet users, and the internet economy is set to double to US$363 billion by 2025, driven by spending on travel, e-commerce, media, transport and food

The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the rate of digital adoption in Southeast Asia. Photo: AFP
The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the rate of digital adoption in Southeast Asia. Photo: AFP
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