- Southeast Asia is experiencing incredible change, driven by the rapidly increasing availability and adoption of technology.
- The digital economy has brought unprecedented opportunities and sources of income and growth through platforms and tools previously unavailable.
- Digitization is boosting Southeast Asia’s efforts to accelerate financial inclusion.
- Opportunities are not equally accessible to all; a pressing digital divide continues to exist in the region and will require localized solutions and strong partnerships in order to ensure truly inclusive growth.
Home to over 660 million people across 10 countries, Southeast Asia is one of the largest and most culturally and geographically diverse regions in the world.
While widely considered a developing region with strong growth potential, Southeast Asia faces several unique challenges. Infrastructure is underdeveloped in many…