ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter
Technology

Deliveries fuel ASEAN digital economy as ride hailing hit hard

COVID forces major internet business players to cater more to stay-home services

Changes in buying behavior arising from the coronavirus pandemic have caused big jumps in the food delivery and online grocery segments of Southeast Asia's digital economy, according to a report by Google, Singapore state investor Temasek and U.S. consultancy Bain and Company.   © Reuters

SINGAPORE -- The travel and ride hailing segments of Southeast Asia's digital economy, once pillars of growth for fast-rising internet businesses in the region, have taken a drastic hit from the coronavirus pandemic.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more