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No Rest For Reform As Japan’s Economy Surges Ahead
August 16, 2017
No Rest For Reform As Japan’s Economy Surges Ahead
Tokyo beat growth expectations last quarter -- scoring a sixth straight quarter of growth. But there's more work to do.
No Rest For Reform As Japan’s Economy Surges Ahead
EU Swoops Into Asia-Pacific Amid US Retreat
August 15, 2017
EU Swoops Into Asia-Pacific Amid US Retreat
As Washington has pulled back, Brussels has pushed forward into trade discussions across the Asia-Pacific.
EU Swoops Into Asia-Pacific Amid US Retreat
How Developing Asia Is Using Blockchain Pilots
August 08, 2017
How Developing Asia Is Using Blockchain Pilots
Why blockchain technology is booming in the Asia-Pacific.
How Developing Asia Is Using Blockchain Pilots
Aging Asia: Turning Demographic Weakness to Strength
August 07, 2017
Aging Asia: Turning Demographic Weakness to Strength
Will developing Asia get old before it gets rich?
Aging Asia: Turning Demographic Weakness to Strength
Is Latin America Trying to Further the TPP Without Trump?
August 04, 2017
Is Latin America Trying to Further the TPP Without Trump?
Will an expanded Pacific Alliance be the successor to the Trans-Pacific Partnership?
Is Latin America Trying to Further the TPP Without Trump?
Is the AIIB Really 'Lean, Clean, and Green'?
August 02, 2017
Is the AIIB Really 'Lean, Clean, and Green'?
AIIB’s “lean, clean, and green” pledge delivers a catchy slogan, but here is why some are unconvinced.
Is the AIIB Really 'Lean, Clean, and Green'?
Guangzhou Rental Reforms: A Step in the Right Direction for China’s Real Estate Market
August 01, 2017
Guangzhou Rental Reforms: A Step in the Right Direction for China’s Real Estate Market
The new policies have limited scope for tenants and much more needs to be done.
Guangzhou Rental Reforms: A Step in the Right Direction for China’s Real Estate Market
Asia Growth on Track Despite Washington Worries
July 31, 2017
Asia Growth on Track Despite Washington Worries
The IMF's latest World Economic Outlook Update remains bullish on Asia growth.
Asia Growth on Track Despite Washington Worries
Currency Wars Along the Silk Road
July 27, 2017
Currency Wars Along the Silk Road
Which will emerge on top in Central Asia: the dollar, the yuan, or even Bitcoin?
Currency Wars Along the Silk Road
Pakistan Can No Longer Ignore Its Weakened Economy
July 25, 2017
Pakistan Can No Longer Ignore Its Weakened Economy
The government prefers to see a conspiracy when all evidence points to a looming economic crisis.
Pakistan Can No Longer Ignore Its Weakened Economy
Time (and Oil) Running Out for Timor-Leste
July 24, 2017
Time (and Oil) Running Out for Timor-Leste
The newly elected government will have to move quickly to diversify Timor-Leste's economy.
Time (and Oil) Running Out for Timor-Leste
Why China’s Local Debt Policies May Spell Slower Growth
July 18, 2017
Why China’s Local Debt Policies May Spell Slower Growth
China’s government is cracking down on local level debt, and this may dampen GDP growth in the second half of 2017.
Why China’s Local Debt Policies May Spell Slower Growth
4 Takeaways From China’s Latest GDP numbers
July 18, 2017
4 Takeaways From China’s Latest GDP numbers
Growth in a number of areas picked up markedly in June. So why are markets still cautious?
4 Takeaways From China’s Latest GDP numbers
ADB: Climate Change Threatens Asia’s Development Gains
July 17, 2017
ADB: Climate Change Threatens Asia’s Development Gains
The ADB predicts "drastic changes" that could pose an "existential threat" to some Asian countries.
ADB: Climate Change Threatens Asia’s Development Gains
Can the EU-Japan Deal Prompt a US Recalibration on Trade?
July 12, 2017
Can the EU-Japan Deal Prompt a US Recalibration on Trade?
Japan and Europe are sending a clear message to Washington: get on board or risk getting left behind.
Can the EU-Japan Deal Prompt a US Recalibration on Trade?
With EU Deal, Japan Sends Powerful Message on Free Trade
July 08, 2017
With EU Deal, Japan Sends Powerful Message on Free Trade
The Japan-EU deal is a political win for Abe and a repudiation of Trump-style protectionism.
With EU Deal, Japan Sends Powerful Message on Free Trade
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