July 10, 2015

The American Enterprise Institute's report on outbound Chinese investment shows a continued increase through H1 2015, with a total of $55.9 billion invested worldwide, up 14% y-o-y, comp...

March 30, 2015

A recent study by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority shows that demand from the United States for Asian exports has grown at a slower pace during the past three years and will likely have...

March 28, 2015

Coal accounts for around 65% of China’s primary energy consumption, according to the government’s 12th Five Year Plan, and is a major source of air pollution on the mainland. 

 

While it s...

March 23, 2015

 

The International Energy Agency's recent Statistical Review illustrated a number of features of the world energy market but one crucial feature stood out: Asia-Pacific's tiny share of t...

March 8, 2015

China’s latest big project idea involves blasting a ship canal through the Nicaraguan mainland. Formally announced in mid-2014, the canal will consist of a 276 kilometre long channel wit...

March 5, 2015

 

The majority of China’s energy imports come from the Middle East, a factor which places too much emphasis on the Malacca Strait as a trade lane. Ian Storey from the Jamestown Foundation...

March 3, 2015

The Chinese government’s management of Tibet has attracted a great deal of attention over the years. Concerns about human rights, the preservation of Tibetan’s ethnic identity and religi...

February 7, 2015

Lower oil prices will support a stronger economic outlook for the Asia Pacific region in 2015 but raise the risk of slumping growth in future years if governments do not take the opportu...

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