August 12, 2016

News that the Japanese retailer Uniqlo and the South Korean e-commerce giant 11Street have launched new online shops in Thailand suggests something special is happening in the Thai e-com...

August 10, 2016

Heavy debt burdens in Asia show no sign of abating as another shipbuilding company, and this time a Chinese one, defaulted on its debt obligations this week.

Wuhan Guoyu: defaults on RMB...

July 17, 2016

The Asia Pacific region saw slower economic growth in 2015 but that didn’t stop the number of high-net-worth individuals (HNWIs) and their aggregate wealth from expanding, according to r...

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...

August 23, 2015

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...

May 10, 2015

Demographics is a major topic here on APAC Trends and no country illustrates the perils of aging demographic profiles more than Japan. We have previously argued that reversing the dampen...

May 9, 2015

Asia’s export growth performance has slowed markedly since the Global Financial Crisis, cutting off a vital source of business for many of the region’s exporters and raising concerns abo...

April 20, 2015

We have previously blogged about China's consumption of soybeans as a 'virtual water trade' to address problems of water scarcity on the mainland. On the same theme, new research put tog...

April 11, 2015

From now until 2020, global economic growth is unlikely to return to pre-crisis levels – that’s the message from the International Monetary Fund’s recently released World Economic Outloo...

March 31, 2015

 

Water prices in Asia are significantly lower than in the developed world. While this may be a boon for Asia's consumers, it may jeopardise future water supplies. 

 

Average Water Tariffs...

Please reload

Trend Tags

Latest Posts

© 2015 by "APAC Trends". Proudly created by Spencer Sheehan