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The 21st century is commonly referred to as the 'Pacific Century.' For such a prediction to materialize, the economies of the Asia-Pacific must lead the globe. What challenges will the region face? What nations stand to benefit most? The Diplomat's economics and business blog, Pacific Money, will try to tackle these questions and more.

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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

By Anthony Fensom
The OCED estimates that 7.5 percent of global GDP is lost due to gender-based discrimination.
Can Timor-Leste Move Away From an Oil-Based Economy?
March 06, 2019

Can Timor-Leste Move Away From an Oil-Based Economy?

By Joao da Cruz Cardoso
The government knows that it can't rely on oil revenue forever, but making the shift is easier said than done.

Stocks Surge on US Decision to Postpone China Tariff Hike
February 27, 2019

Stocks Surge on US Decision to Postpone China Tariff Hike

By Joe McDonald
Markets shot up as prospects for a U.S.-China trade deal grow.

China Rushes to Dominate Global Supply of Lithium
February 23, 2019

China Rushes to Dominate Global Supply of Lithium

By Yigal Chazan
Beijing’s race to control supplies of lithium, used in powering electric cars, is leaving its rivals far behind.

How the Economy Factors Into Indonesia’s Elections
February 20, 2019

How the Economy Factors Into Indonesia’s Elections

By Anthony Fensom
Looking at the candidates in the race to Indonesia's presidency.
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

By Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat
The BRI in the Gulf has given rise to Chinese investment in developing the Islamic financial sector.

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

By Stephen Olson
China’s problematic policies are clear enough – but how to respond is a much trickier question.
WTO as a Reflection of Emerging 'New' World Order
February 11, 2019

WTO as a Reflection of Emerging 'New' World Order

By Valbona Zeneli and Michael R. Czinkota
Today’s global economic realities are challenging the effectiveness of the WTO’s historical role as an arbiter of world trade.

Japan 2019: Feast or Famine
February 07, 2019

Japan 2019: Feast or Famine

By Anthony Fensom
Economist Jesper Koll on what to expect from Abenomics and Japan's economy in 2019.

Will Asia Kill Apple?
February 02, 2019

Will Asia Kill Apple?

By Justin Fendos
Apple may be destined to die slowly at the hands of its Asian competitors.

China Slowdown Rains on Party’s Parade
February 01, 2019

China Slowdown Rains on Party’s Parade

By Anthony Fensom
Robert Mann discusses the outlook for China’s economy in 2019.
2019: Dog Year For Asian Economies?
January 28, 2019

2019: Dog Year For Asian Economies?

By Anthony Fensom
Trade frictions and a China slowdown could bring down growth for the rest of Asia.

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