Our industries

You’re competing in a complex environment encompassing technology, supply chains, skilled workers, accounting standards, competitors, and probably more than a handful of regulators and tax authorities.

Our industry-focused network is designed to anticipate and address your business needs. Together, our 208,000 people, deployed across 157 countries, can both zoom out and see the big picture — the context — and zoom in on the right solution.

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Riding Southeast Asia's automotive highway - Strategies to steer through Southeast Asia's promising automotive market

03 Mar 2016

An overview of the automotive industry in Southeast Asia looks into key strategies to navigate in the promising but unpredictable Southeast Asia markets.

Consumer and Industrial Products and Services

A large number of our clients come from this complex market sector: companies that manufacture and/or distribute consumer packaged goods, automotive products, pharmaceuticals and industrial products, and retail services. We also cover mining, oil and gas, and utility industries. Similarly, we serve a cross-section of government agencies, organisations providing healthcare and hospital services, educational and not-for-profit institutions, hospitality and leisure industry providers, engineering and construction companies, mail and transport operators. 

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Riding Southeast Asia's automotive highway - Strategies to steer through Southeast Asia's promising automotive market

03 Mar 2016

An overview of the automotive industry in Southeast Asia looks into key strategies to navigate in the promising but unpredictable Southeast Asia markets.

Elevating transparency: The 2nd PH-EITI Report (FY2013)

03 Feb 2016

The second PH-EITI Report covering 2013 collections/revenues was submitted to the EITI International Board, based in Norway, in December 2015.

Total Retail 2015: Retailers and the Ages of Disruptions

27 May 2015

The 2015 Total Retail Survey, which gathered views of more than 19,000 online shopping in 19 countries, asked consumers about their purchasing preferences, use of different shopping channels and expectations of retailers. The report highlights how four major disruptions have resulted in unprecedented change in the retail industry.

The road ahead: Gaining momentum from energy transformation

16 Feb 2015

This report looks at the overall trends that are shaping tomorrow’s market environment and the market designs and business models that might ensue. It looks at the disruptions affecting companies and introduces PwC’s Energy Transformation framework.

Developing Infrastructure in Asia Pacific: Outlook, Challenges and Solutions (Industry issues, CIPS)

27 Sep 2014

While much progress has been made in infrastructure development over the past few decades, Asia Pacific needs to improve its facilities to support trade flow and investment within and among economies.

Financial Services

Our clients are some of the largest in banking, capital markets, investment management, insurance, and real estate. In the tough world of business, we help our clients handle day-to-day and complex business issues to help them manage risk and improve performance. Our global network of professionals, breadth of service offering, and solid experience in providing professional services offers our clients the right global outlook they need to face the challenges of a fast changing borderless business world.

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Emerging Trends in Real Estate® Asia Pacific 2016

20 Jan 2016

Emerging Trends in Real Estate® Asia Pacific 2016, jointly published by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and PwC, gives an outlook on Asia Pacific real estate investment and development trends, real estate finance and capital markets, and trends by property sector and metropolitan area. It is based on the opinions of 343 internationally renowned real estate professionals, including investors, developers, property company representatives, lenders, brokers and consultants.

Insurance 2020 & beyond: Equipping your business for the global tax revolution

12 Aug 2015

The insurance marketplace is being transformed – and so is the tax landscape. As tax risk, scrutiny and complexity all increase, businesses are re-evaluating their tax functions. Drawing on a survey of tax leaders, PwC looks at what kind of tax function is set to emerge from the shake-up and how can you make sure yours is fit for the future.

A new take on talent

27 May 2015

Drawing on the findings of our latest Global CEO Survey and our wide-ranging work with FS clients, this report explores what kind of people are needed to take the business forward in this transforming marketplace, how to attract, retain and reward them and how to optimise their performance.

FS viewpoint – Threat smart: Building a cyber resilient financial institution – an East cluster perspective

30 Apr 2015

Traditional approach for cyber risks is no longer sufficient. As technology becomes more sophisticated, information security threats also evolve.

ETF 2020: Preparing for a new horizon

27 Mar 2015

The ETF (Exchange Traded Fund) market is growing far beyond their initial function of tracking large liquid indices in developed markets. ETFs now hold over $2.6 trillion of assets globally.

Technology, Info-Comm and Entertainment

We serve top media and entertainment groups in our client list. We have developed industry-specific services based on proven methodology to match the complex and fast-changing needs of our clients. We provide the latest developments in accounting and auditing, taxation, corporate finance, human resources management, strategic change, process improvement, and information technology, as well as business process outsourcing to give our clients distinct competitive edge in the market where they operate.

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What technologies drive the fourth industrial revolution?

13 May 2016

Lack of expertise: a barrier on the way to Industry 4.0.

The rise of China’s Silicon Dragon

11 May 2016

China’s internet players are shifting the centreof gravity in the global digital economy and forcing multinationals to rethink fundamental assumptions about the sources of innovation-led growth

PwC View: Five trends to watch in SEA Telecoms in 2016

22 Jan 2016

South East Asia is a three-speed region containing the most advanced economies, middle income ones and some of the least developed. So coming up with a list of 5 trends to look out for in 2016 is not easy.

Organising for Digital Success

21 Oct 2015

The media landscape of today is one that is multi-dimensional, multi-platform and multi-channel, one which offers consumers endless possibilities to discover and consume content. This trend, fuelled by the advent of affordable smart and mobile devices, is especially prevalent in Southeast Asia.

Managing cyber risks in an interconnected world

27 May 2015

Constant technological advances give rise to more security breaches, which impact financials. Survey respondents in 2014 report that the number of detected incidents soared to a total of 42.8 million, a 48% leap over 2013. This increase comes at great cost: Total financial losses attributed to security compromises increased 34% over 2013.

2015 State of the Internal Audit Profession – Finding true north in a period of rapid transformation

27 May 2015

PwC’s State of the Internal Audit Profession Study, now on its 11th year, suggests that drivers of change are influencing how internal audit should evolve to maintain its relevance. The report also discusses the concept of True North, a set of ideals used to guide an organization from its current state to where it wants to be.