In 2020, Asia’s GDP overtook the GDP of the rest of the world combined. By 2030, the territory is expected to contribute roughly 60% of global growth.

Asia Pacific will also be responsible for the overwhelming majority (90%) of the 2.4 billion new members of the middle class entering the global economy.

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The majority of that GDP growth will come from not only China (the world's second largest economy) but also from Southeast Asian countries like: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam; and the Northeast Asian countries of Japan, South Korea and Taiwan.

Invest NI’s Asia Pacific team is particularly focused on the below sectors:

  • Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering
  • Agri-Food
  • Education
  • Life & Health Sciences
  • Technology

In addition to being sector focused, a network of Trade Advisory Support experts work with our in-market professionals in Australia, China, Hong Kong, Japan, and Singapore. This service provides support to exporting companies across all sectors of economic activity.

Explore up-to-date and in-depth content on Asia-Pacific, including export information, with our market guides, features, news stories, events and video tutorials.

Interested in exporting to Asia Pacific? Speak to your Invest NI Client Executive, one of our International Trade Advisers or Contact our Business Support Team


Find out more about exporting to Asia Pacific with our reports and market guides.


The latest news, features and video tutorials showcasing Asia Pacific.


Events are one of the most effective ways to keep up-to-date with recent changes in Asia Pacific, both at home and in-market.

  • Big Data & AI World Asia

  • Singapore FinTech Festival & SWITCH

  • ChinaTrials 13


You can contact our offices in Asia Pacific directly or connect with any member of our team via LinkedIn.

  • China
    Beijing Office
    T: +8610 591924483
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  • Shanghai Office
    T: +86 21 32792039
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  • Guangzhou Office
    T: +86 20 83143169
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  • Hong Kong & Macau
    Hong Kong Office
    T: +852 29013061
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  • South East Asia
    Singapore Office
    T: +65 6424 4357
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  • North East Asia
    Tokyo Office
    T: +81 35211173
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  • Australia and New Zealand
    Sydney Office
    T: +61 282472234
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