I have been doing a lot of research lately, especially on the APAC market. Fascinating to say the least! I thought I'd save you hours and hours by sharing my top reading list:

 

http://www.bain.com/Images/BAIN_BRIEF_8MacroTrends.pdf


http://asiafoundation.org/in-asia/2015/01/07/as-driver-of-world-economic-growth-asias-vulnerabilities-emerge/


http://www.manufacturing.net/articles/2014/05/new-models-and-concepts-needed-for-asia-pacific-supply-chains

 

http://www.austrade.gov.au/Export/Free-Trade-Agreements/chafta

 

http://www.gilcommunity.com/docs/apac-m2m-outlook/

 

http://www.gilcommunity.com/files/3814/0378/9611/AprisoWPV5.pdf


http://www.kpmg.com/Global/en/IssuesAndInsights/ArticlesPublications/global-manufacturing-outlook/Documents/kpmg-2015-global-manufacturing-outlook-preparing-for-battle.pdf

 

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/internet-of-things-analytics-market-by-application-platform-solutions-deployment-process-regions---global-forecast-to-2020-300113161.html


http://www.mckinsey.com/insights/public_sector/understanding_asean_seven_things_you_need_to_know


http://www.nielsen.com/content/dam/nielsenglobal/apac/docs/reports/2014/Nielsen-ASEAN2015.pdf


http://industrytoday.com/article_view.asp?ArticleID=f478

 

http://blogs.cisco.com/manufacturing/2015-manufacturing-industry-predictions


http://www3.weforum.org/docs/WEF_Chinese%20Globalizers_2015_EN.pdf


http://www3.weforum.org/docs/WEF_Human_Capital_Report_2015.pdf

 

Global Competitiveness Report 2014-2015 - Reports - World Economic Forum


http://www.weforum.org/reports


http://www.nam.org/Newsroom/Facts-About-Manufacturing/


http://www.slideshare.net/innovasjonnorge/20150615-oliver-tonby-asean-insights-ex-video?from_m_app=android

 

http://www.wsj.com/public/page/news-asia-business.html

 

http://www.whatech.com/market-research/industrial/74470-manufacturing-execution-systems-mes-market-in-apac-to-hit-at-cagr-of-16-7-between-period-2015-2019

 

http://www.gartner.com/newsroom/id/2838817 (Ten of the Best Supply Chains in Asia Pacific)


http://www.solidworksapac.com/?p=547


https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUK25298814