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18 Sep 2017

Growth backers: financing Asia’s rapid expansion

Carl Roberts | Head of ANZ Loan Syndications for South & Southeast Asia.

An infrastructure investment gap is opening up in Asia challenges regarding the availability and pricing of capital are increasing.

11 Jul 2017

PODCAST: is India the next big thing?

Leon Gettler | Veteran and highly regarded management journalist

On the cusp of regulatory change India – the world’s largest democracy – offers immense investment opportunity.

12 Apr 2017

It’s not all about millennials: consumers are ageing

Gina Westbrook | Director Strategy Briefings, Euromonitor

There’s never been a better time to be old – or to take advantage of the growing mature-consumer market. Life expectancy is rising around the world, having a major effect on consumer behaviour and the way business approach the market.

28 Mar 2017

Regional Aus: ready for the Asian trade horizon

Christine Linden | General Manager, Regional Business Banking, ANZ Australia

Agriculture has long been a cornerstone of Australia’s economy. As the sector again surges - or “saves our economic bacon” - after 28 per cent growth in 2016 and high expectations for 2017, we’re again reminded of its key place in our economic mix.

21 Oct 2015

How to benefit from the new Chinese dream

Sanjoy Sen | Managing Director for Retail Banking Asia Pacific

Like Australians, the Chinese middle class have a dream and this dream is becoming the new centre of Australia's relationship with China. As their ranks swell their aspirations begin to closely resemble any other developed country albeit with a Chinese twist.

19 Oct 2015

There is no stopping progress (unless you have a lot of cabs)

Alex Kewley | Director, Client Insights & Solutions, ANZ

Seeing the black cab drivers lined up in London to protest against Uber earlier this year got me thinking: there is no stopping progress (although in the short term you can obviously cause traffic jams).

16 Sep 2015

Australia's other China opportunity

Richard Holdcroft | Freelance journalist

Chinese tourists spent $US130 billion on their international travels last year – equivalent to the combined GDPs of the world's 50 smallest countries. Experts are predicting this armada of tourism dollars will almost double in just three years.

15 Sep 2015

NZ's next billion dollar industry

Pete Barnao | BlueNotes contributing editor

In a sheltered bay in the spectacular Marlborough Sounds at the northern end of New Zealand's South Island you can see a glimpse of hidden treasure. Bobbing gently not far from the passing ferries to Wellington, to the untrained eye they're nondescript rows of floating buoys.

14 Sep 2015

From canoes to corridors: the Pacific trade story

Vishnu Mohan | Former CEO Pacific, ANZ

The Pacific was a very different place in the 1800s. It was a time following Captain James Cook's legendary expeditions, when colonial rivalries and empire building marked the beginning of the region's integration into the global scene.

11 Sep 2015

How to stay the course on China

Leonie Lethbridge | CEO Cambodia, ANZ

The volatility across global markets and data out of China has unsettled many across the region. While the much-feared 'China Syndrome' is a fanciful worst-case scenario for many, what is happening in the Asian giant today is not the catastrophe many believe.

11 Aug 2015

PNG's electricity generation challenge: Power to the people, power to the economy

Grant Mitchell | Director, Port Jackson Partners

Papua New Guinea's development goals require a tripling of electricity supply by 2030 - growth the existing electricity delivery system will be hard pressed to deliver.

11 Aug 2015

How PNG can power into the Asian Century

Mike Smith | Former Chief Executive Officer, ANZ

Asia's industrialisation is presenting Papua New Guinea with an unprecedented opportunity to fast-track its economic and social development.