April 19, 2015

Japan invests a greater percentage of its GDP in research & development than other countries but sees little or no resulting increases in productivity, that's the message of a recent Mck...

April 18, 2015

Kent Troutman at the Peterson Institute for International Economics highlights current price growth trends for China’s residential real estate market and finds that prices were down appr...

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...

March 23, 2015

The outflow of Chinese capital has had a huge impact on global markets and the process of investing will likely become much easier in the future, according to a recent statement by centr...

March 22, 2015

Abe’s recent resounding re-election has bought him time to implement reforms and he should seize the opportunity now before it is too late.

 

 

He needs to make the economy better able to s...

March 17, 2015

Population aging is a profound long-term trend that will affect all of the nations in the Asia-Pacific region during the next 50 years. One of the biggest pressures from population aging...

March 13, 2015

The outlook for working age populations over the next 80 years in the Asia-Pacific region look most favorable in The Philippines, Malaysia, India and finally Indonesia, according to long...

March 12, 2015

Multinationals are clamouring to set up in Singapore, giving the city-state the world’s ‘highest density of regional head offices relative to GDP, with more than half of all large foreig...

March 10, 2015

According to estimates by the Boston Consulting Group, China’s steel sector has 181 million tonnes of overcapacity, equivalent to 70% of total production in the European Union and nearly...

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