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6 Trillion Reasons for Asia to Act on Gender Equality
March 18, 2019
6 Trillion Reasons for Asia to Act on Gender Equality
The OCED estimates that 7.5 percent of global GDP is lost due to gender-based discrimination.
6 Trillion Reasons for Asia to Act on Gender Equality
Can Timor-Leste Move Away From an Oil-Based Economy?
March 06, 2019
Can Timor-Leste Move Away From an Oil-Based Economy?
The government knows that it can't rely on oil revenue forever, but making the shift is easier said than done.
Can Timor-Leste Move Away From an Oil-Based Economy?
Stocks Surge on US Decision to Postpone China Tariff Hike
February 27, 2019
Stocks Surge on US Decision to Postpone China Tariff Hike
Markets shot up as prospects for a U.S.-China trade deal grow.
Stocks Surge on US Decision to Postpone China Tariff Hike
China Rushes to Dominate Global Supply of Lithium
February 23, 2019
China Rushes to Dominate Global Supply of Lithium
Beijing’s race to control supplies of lithium, used in powering electric cars, is leaving its rivals far behind.
China Rushes to Dominate Global Supply of Lithium
How the Economy Factors Into Indonesia’s Elections
February 20, 2019
How the Economy Factors Into Indonesia’s Elections
Looking at the candidates in the race to Indonesia's presidency.
How the Economy Factors Into Indonesia’s Elections
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
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