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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
South Korea Still Mum on US Trade Deal Renegotiation
July 08, 2017
South Korea Still Mum on US Trade Deal Renegotiation
President Moon steered clear of Trump’s earlier call for a renegotiation of the five-year-old trade deal.
South Korea Still Mum on US Trade Deal Renegotiation
5 Takeaways From Li Keqiang’s World Economic Forum Speech
July 05, 2017
5 Takeaways From Li Keqiang’s World Economic Forum Speech
In Dalian, Li Keqiang pressed China’s case for global leadership and assured investors about economic stability.
5 Takeaways From Li Keqiang’s World Economic Forum Speech
India’s Taxing Pains
July 03, 2017
India’s Taxing Pains
Confused implementation reminds some of the the day after demonetization, but there's hope for the future.
India’s Taxing Pains
Tough Times for China's Real Estate Developers
June 28, 2017
Tough Times for China's Real Estate Developers
The struggles of developers are starting to impact China's economy.
Tough Times for China's Real Estate Developers
Asia’s Biggest Debtors Exposed To Rate Shock
June 26, 2017
Asia’s Biggest Debtors Exposed To Rate Shock
Rising debt levels put Asia's top economies in a precarious position should interest rates rise.
Asia’s Biggest Debtors Exposed To Rate Shock
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