On the left, the lines show the export year-over-year growth of the six ASEAN economies. Exports are an important economic driver for the region. It is an important source of employment and a broad range of economic activities, such as business investment which depends on exports.
On the right are mobility indicators in the form of traffic through retail and recreation venues across the respective regions. The COVID-19 pandemic has depressed activity, forcing people to stay at home to stop the spread of the virus. These mobility indicators can show if the general public is on the move again and in which economies, meaning consumer activity should pick up in those areas, or if they are still suffering from high infection rates and lockdowns, forcing mobility down and leading to low economic activity.