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...

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...

May 25, 2015

China will consume 71% more energy by 2035, according to BP’s recently updated forecasts for the energy sector. While BP projects that energy production in China will rise by 61% in the...

March 24, 2015

 

Roland Berger's recent report into the prospects for Asia-Pacific infrastructure extrapolates what it sees as long-term trade trends in the region and highlights the key transport hubs...

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 20, 2015

From now to 2020, manufacturers migrating westward from China's eastern provinces will benefit from cheaper labour costs but will still face fast-growing wage inflation in those province...

March 18, 2015

 

By 2030, Asia's largest nations will predominantly trade with themselves, wth developed markets, such as the United States and European Union, becoming less important as a direct consum...

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 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...

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