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Asia Pacific Region

10 Feb 2020

Australian economy suffers virus symptoms

Felicity Emmett & David Plank | Senior Economist & Head of Australian Economics, ANZ

Growing uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus will have a large impact on near-term GDP growth in Australia.

06 Feb 2020

Coronavirus, green swans and unknown unknowns

Tony Walker | Author and Political Analyst

The global economy is still recovering from fragilities of the last decade. Now coronavirus threatens to hit growth anew.

04 Feb 2020

Coronavirus: economic contagion

Khoon Goh & Dhiraj Nim | Head of Asia Research & FX Analyst, ANZ

As the frenzy surrounding Coronavirus continues, economic shockwaves are starting to radiate.

31 Jan 2020

Financing a changing climate

Stella Saris Chow | Head of Sustainable Finance – International, ANZ

Sustainable finance is growing rapidly, innovative products can help support companies in the transition to a lower carbon economy.

30 Jan 2020

APEC: the hope of the side

Tony Walker | Author and Political Analyst

At 30, and without formal powers, what can APEC achieve in an increasingly fraught region? APEC Study Centre director Craig Emerson explains.

29 Jan 2020

China’s fortune in the Year of the Rat

Raymond Yeung, Betty Wang & Zhaopeng Xing | Chief Economist, Greater China, Senior China Economist, Greater China, and China Markets Economist at ANZ

2020 marks the start of a new zodiac and a new decade. How will China fare in the Year of the Rat?

20 Jan 2020

Renewable transition: easier said…

Tsen Wong | Head of Energy, ANZ

As the climate changes, the shift to renewable energy sources becomes more critical – but no simpler. Japan has a role.

03 Dec 2019

Kyuuka wo tanoshinde ne!

Hayden Dimes & David Plank | Economist & Head of Australian Economics, ANZ

Japanese tourists are finally heading abroad in growing numbers after almost two decades of flat growth.

22 Nov 2019

Greater Mekong: urbanising quicker than expected

Arun Navaratna & Khoon Goh | Senior Economist & Head of Asia Research, ANZ

Urbanisation in the Greater Mekong region could drive significant productivity gains and strong economic growth in the medium term - even more than forecast.

12 Nov 2019

Aus tourism exports lift as Asia gets richer

Adelaide Timbrell, Hayden Dimes & David Plank | Economists & Head of Australian Economics, ANZ

Tourism spending in Australia, particularly from Asia, is continuing to grow - even outpacing some resource exports.

08 Nov 2019

Japan: world leaders in robots and growing old

Tom Kenny | Senior International Economist, ANZ

Japan’s demographic challenges are impacting growth. Can automation and AI help drive improved long-term productivity?

07 Nov 2019

Asia growth: a missed opportunity

Richard Yetsenga | ANZ chief economist

Value chains and business models in Asia are being adjusted in the wake of changes to the global trade environment, says ANZ Chief Economist.

28 Oct 2019

Libra in China: what’s in the stars?

Raymond Yeung and team | Chief Economist, Greater China & economics team, ANZ

Facebook’s digital currency holds as founder Mark Zuckerberg faces Congress. However, one party is yet to show its hand.

17 Oct 2019

US-China trade: a temporary truce

Tony Walker | Author and Political Analyst

An agreement may be in sight in the long-running US-China trade war. But history warns us of mirages.

15 Oct 2019

Olam Vietnam: sustainability more than catchphrase

Shayne Elliott | Chief Executive Officer, ANZ

ANZ CEO & Olam’s Prakash Jhanwer chat about Vietnam’s development and the role of purpose and social responsibility.

14 Oct 2019

Regional trade: more than two giants

Greg Earl | Writer, editor and consultant

Although the spotlight is firmly fixed on the US and China, other players are starting to receive attention in global trade.