November 3, 2015
A new study by the IMF puts the future burden on public finances from ageing societies in stark perspective:
Age-Related Spending, Developed & Less-Developed Countries, 20...
October 19, 2015
Japan, one of the world’s trading giants, has seen remarkably slow growth in exports during the past two years, despite a 35% depreciation in the yen. For the IMF, there are compelling r...
September 4, 2015
Four Asian countries feature in the IMF's rankings of the top five countries facing severe demographic pressure from shrinking working-age populations in the next fifteen years.
September 3, 2015
As economic indicators point to a prolonged economic slowdown in China, the next concern is which countries will suffer most. Paulo Mauro and Jan Zilinsky of the US-based Petersen Instit...
September 2, 2015
High urban densities account for a lot in Asia - high property prices, heavy pressure on land resources and highly urbanised cities - and this infographic from LSE Cities puts city densi...
August 26, 2015
India will import US$48 billion of dairy products by 2050, three times the US$15 billion projected for China and 55% of total global dairy import demand in 2050, according to a forecast...
August 25, 2015
The Brookings Institute's Pacific Metro Monitor shows that income growth in Chinese cities massively outstripped other cities in the Asia Pacific region in 2014.
Urban Income & Employme...
August 23, 2015
Asian companies* are investing more across borders than ever before and investment from the continent jumped by a third in 2014, making Asia the largest outbound investing region by volu...
China’s recently announced ‘New Silk Road’ consists of two main routes, one overland and one sea-based.
China's Two Silk Roads: Land and Sea Routes
Source: HKTDC: Sri Lanka: A Key Node on...
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