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Southeast Asia economies

Southeast Asian Tourism Slowly, But Steadily, Recovered in 2023

Southeast Asian Tourism Slowly, But Steadily, Recovered in 2023

By James Guild
Is this the year that the region's tourist sector finally returns to its pre-pandemic levels?

2023 Was a Wild Ride for Investment in Southeast Asia

2023 Was a Wild Ride for Investment in Southeast Asia

By James Guild
The region is still feeling the economic reverberations of the U.S. Federal Reserve's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
3 Economic Stories in ASEAN to Watch in 2024

3 Economic Stories in ASEAN to Watch in 2024

By James Guild
Last 2023, the coming year is likely to be a busy one for Southeast Asia on the economic front.

The Significance of the Maiden GCC-ASEAN Summit

The Significance of the Maiden GCC-ASEAN Summit

By Ghulam Ali
Sidestepping geopolitical tensions, the two blocs have signaled their desire to forge closer ties, particularly in the economic realm.

For Southeast Asia, US Industrial Policy Might be a Risky Bet

For Southeast Asia, US Industrial Policy Might be a Risky Bet

By Kevin Chen
Southeast Asian countries were optimistic about cashing in on the Inflation Reduction Act, but there are several hurdles standing in the way.

Are Foreign Investors Returning to Southeast Asia in 2023?

Are Foreign Investors Returning to Southeast Asia in 2023?

By James Guild
With regional financial markets less dependent than ever on foreign capital, a lot less is hanging on the question than in years past.

Asian Development Bank Cuts Forecasts to Reflect Weakening Outlook

Asian Development Bank Cuts Forecasts to Reflect Weakening Outlook

By Elaine Kurtenbach
The ADB cut its estimate for growth in Asia’s developing economies to 4.3 percent, down from an earlier forecast of 5.2 percent. But the slowdown is not evenly distributed.
Inflation: The Threat to ASEAN Economic Recovery in 2022 and Beyond

Inflation: The Threat to ASEAN Economic Recovery in 2022 and Beyond

By Sithanonxay Suvannaphakdy
Rising food and energy prices are set to weaken economic growth by reducing real private consumption and investment.

Can Sustainable Finance Make a Difference in Southeast Asia?

Can Sustainable Finance Make a Difference in Southeast Asia?

By James Guild
A lot hinges on exactly what is meant by the term "sustainable."

Is Another Taper Tantrum on the Way in Southeast Asia?

Is Another Taper Tantrum on the Way in Southeast Asia?

By James Guild
Rising U.S. bond yields have prompted fears of capital flight from Southeast Asian economies. How serious is the threat?

Southeast Asian Economies Face Generational Downturn from COVID-19

Southeast Asian Economies Face Generational Downturn from COVID-19

By Sebastian Strangio
A new World Bank report predicts sharp economic contractions that could produce a wave of "new COVID poor."
Taxing Times in Southeast Asia

Taxing Times in Southeast Asia

By Luke Hunt
Brights spots and where to put your spare cash amid the pandemic.

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