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The Rise of Islamic Finance on China’s Belt and Road
February 15, 2019
The Rise of Islamic Finance on China’s Belt and Road
The BRI in the Gulf has given rise to Chinese investment in developing the Islamic financial sector.
The Rise of Islamic Finance on China’s Belt and Road
China’s Trade Practices Spawn Tough Questions But No Easy Solutions
February 15, 2019
China’s Trade Practices Spawn Tough Questions But No Easy Solutions
China’s problematic policies are clear enough – but how to respond is a much trickier question.
China’s Trade Practices Spawn Tough Questions But No Easy Solutions
WTO as a Reflection of Emerging 'New' World Order
February 11, 2019
WTO as a Reflection of Emerging 'New' World Order
Today’s global economic realities are challenging the effectiveness of the WTO’s historical role as an arbiter of world trade.
WTO as a Reflection of Emerging 'New' World Order
Japan 2019: Feast or Famine
February 07, 2019
Japan 2019: Feast or Famine
Economist Jesper Koll on what to expect from Abenomics and Japan's economy in 2019.
Japan 2019: Feast or Famine
Will Asia Kill Apple?
February 02, 2019
Will Asia Kill Apple?
Apple may be destined to die slowly at the hands of its Asian competitors.
Will Asia Kill Apple?
China Slowdown Rains on Party’s Parade
February 01, 2019
China Slowdown Rains on Party’s Parade
Robert Mann discusses the outlook for China’s economy in 2019.
China Slowdown Rains on Party’s Parade
2019: Dog Year For Asian Economies?
January 28, 2019
2019: Dog Year For Asian Economies?
Trade frictions and a China slowdown could bring down growth for the rest of Asia.
2019: Dog Year For Asian Economies?
Timor-Leste Needs New Strategies to Create Jobs
January 16, 2019
Timor-Leste Needs New Strategies to Create Jobs
Despite the modest economic growth of the last decades, Timor-Leste cannot accommodate a rapidly growing young population.
Timor-Leste Needs New Strategies to Create Jobs
Pacific Trade Norms Established as US Producers Fear Losses
January 11, 2019
Pacific Trade Norms Established as US Producers Fear Losses
With TPP-11 entering into force late last year, the Asia-Pacific has a new set of trade rules.
Pacific Trade Norms Established as US Producers Fear Losses
Can China’s Economy Weather a Contraction in Manufacturing Activity?
January 09, 2019
Can China’s Economy Weather a Contraction in Manufacturing Activity?
Beware an overreliance on manufacturing data when forecasting China’s economic health.
Can China’s Economy Weather a Contraction in Manufacturing Activity?
Winners and Losers From Asia’s Dog Year
December 26, 2018
Winners and Losers From Asia’s Dog Year
It has been a dog year, indeed, for many.
Winners and Losers From Asia’s Dog Year
How India Is Navigating Global Trade Agreement Trends
December 08, 2018
How India Is Navigating Global Trade Agreement Trends
What recent agreements like the CPTPP and USMCA mean for India.
How India Is Navigating Global Trade Agreement Trends
A Possible Upside to the US-China Trade War
November 28, 2018
A Possible Upside to the US-China Trade War
Southeast Asian countries may gain from shifting production linked to the tit-for-tat tariff dispute.
A Possible Upside to the US-China Trade War
Indonesia and RCEP: Beware the Public Health Risks
November 23, 2018
Indonesia and RCEP: Beware the Public Health Risks
Proposals from Japan and South Korea would require patent law changes in several RCEP countries, including Indonesia.
Indonesia and RCEP: Beware the Public Health Risks
Afghanistan Declared a Top Improver in 2019 Doing Business Ranking
November 07, 2018
Afghanistan Declared a Top Improver in 2019 Doing Business Ranking
Climbing 16 places, the World Bank names Afghanistan as a top improver in its latest Doing Business report.
Afghanistan Declared a Top Improver in 2019 Doing Business Ranking
India and Japan Boost Relations With High-Tech Focus
November 02, 2018
India and Japan Boost Relations With High-Tech Focus
“Our software and Japan’s hardware can do wonders” Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared.
India and Japan Boost Relations With High-Tech Focus
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