US Trade with Southeast Asia Source: U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services - 2012 (CDP)
ASEAN Countries at a Glance Year of EntryPopulationGDP per capitaReal Growth of into ASEANin millionsGDP 1 $ billionas % of US level 1 GDP (2012 est.)Principal Export Brunei 19840.422101%3%Crude Oil Cambodia 199915.2375%7%Apparel Indonesia 1967251.1121210%6%Oil and Gas Laos 19976.7196%8%Wood Products Malaysia 196729.649234%5% Semiconductors and Electronic Equipment Myanmar 199755.1893%6%Natural Gas Philippines 1967105.74249%7% Semiconductors and Electronic Products Singapore 19675.5325122%1% Machinery & Equipment (incl. electronics and telecommunication) Thailand 196767.464620%6%Electronics Vietnam 199592.53207%5%Apparel 1 At purchasing power parity Source: CIA World Factbook
Country-specific Snapshot: Indonesia Roughly three times the size of Texas; 240 million people Southeast Asias largest economy; GDP growth of 6% in 2012. The Ministry of Public Works estimates the investment need for developing water facilities in urban and rural areas between 2011- 2014 will be over $7 billion. Source: 2012 Country Commercial Guide for Malaysia; USAID 2010. A Rapid Assessment of Septage Management in Asia
Country-specific Snapshot: Malaysia U.S. second largest trading partner in Southeast Asia; bilateral trade was US$39.9 billion, ranks as 22nd largest trade partner. Investments are being driven by soft loans from the Ministry of Green Technology and Water to companies involved in green technologies. Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, and Putrajaya are projected to face water stress as early as this year. Source: 2012 Country Commercial Guide for Malaysia; USAID 2010. A Rapid Assessment of Septage Management in Asia
Country-specific Snapshot: Philippines U.S. and Japan are top suppliers, accounting for approximately 11% of imports. Population over 90 million, growing at an average annual rate of 2%. Approximately 20-50% of the population does not have access to safe drinking water. Wastewater management is a major concern as the discharge of untreated wastewater has caused major pollution problems, especially in urbanized areas. Source: 2012 Country Commercial Guide for the Philippines; USAID 2010. A Rapid Assessment of Septage Management in Asia
Country-specific Snapshot: Thailand U.S. exports to Thailand increased by 21.7 percent last year making it the 27th largest destination for U.S. exports. 2011s flood season saw the most severe flooding in 70 years and caused the Thai economy to grow by only 1%. Thailands wastewater segment now accounts for half of the total pollution control equipment market. Source: 2012 Country Commercial Guide for Thailand; USAID 2010. A Rapid Assessment of Septage Management in Asia
Country-specific Snapshot: Vietnam Vietnam is a true emerging market with an economic growth rate among the highest in the world over the past decade, expanding at an average about 7.0 percent per year. Lack of clean water is one of Vietnams most pressing environmental concerns. It is estimated that only about 70 percent of the Vietnamese population has access to potable water. U.S. companies doing business in environmental/water and other infrastructure sectors are advised to develop capabilities for bidding on ODA (World Bank, Asian Development Bank, USAID) projects. Source: 2012 Country Commercial Guide for Vietnam; USAID 2010. A Rapid Assessment of Septage Management in Asia
Country-specific Snapshot: Singapore The World Bank Ranks it as the worlds easiest place to do business. Singapore is the 13th largest export market and 17th largest trading partner of the United States. Singapore committed US$264 million to develop R&D and manpower capabilities to develop and provide water technologies and solutions and position Singapore as a Global Hydro hub. Excellent center for test-bedding using PUB infrastructure. Source: 2012 Country Commercial Guide for Singapore
For Additional Reading This report comprehensively documents the state of septage management for onsite sanitation systems in many Asian cities. It provides a regional analysis of key challenges and existing good practices related to septage management. The key finding is that most countries neglect septage management, which results in significant urban water, environmental and public health damages. Nevertheless, a number of countries and cities in the region have established programs that can be replicated. http://pdf.usaid.gov/pdf_docs/PNADS118.pdf USAID: A Rapid Assessment of Septage Management in Asia: Policies and Practices in India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Vietnam, 2010.
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