April 21, 2017

China had 262,900 robots in operation at the end of 2016, and Macquarie Research expects that number to more than double to 614,200 robots by the end of 2018, by which time China will ha...

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...

May 5, 2016

 

New research by Tractus, the consultancy, shows that China’s competitiveness as a manufacturing base may not be what it was once thought.

 

Comparisons between the US and China in terms o...

April 13, 2016

The IMF’s latest World Economic Outlook presents two contrasting outlooks for the largest economies in the Asia-Pacific region. Essentially, China’s growth path will stabilise around 6.5...

April 9, 2016

Looser monetary policy has increased credit growth in China and driven a rebound in real estate demand through the country which saw March sales total 25.6 million sq.m., up 82.9% y-o-y...

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...

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...

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...

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