24 May 2017
Asia Pacific Region
In Australia pessimism about the outlook prevails. It’s a different story in NZ. Why?
23 May 2017
Tim Moloney |
China’s asset-management sector expanded sixfold from 2012 to end 2016. The opportunity is massive and growing fast.
19 May 2017
Mark Skulley |
Like Australia, South America is trying to deal with China's economic slowdown – and it’s an Australian opportunity.
18 May 2017
Raymond Yeung, David Qu & Betty Rui Wang |
China takes another significant step toward liberalising its financial system.
12 May 2017
Raj Wilson |
Indonesia’s economic growth and emergence as a vibrant middle-income economy is opening up opportunities for Australian businesses.
21 Apr 2017
David Qu & Raymond Yeung |
In early April reports suggested Chinese regulatory authorities were looking to tighten their surveillance of entrusted investments among different financial institutions.
18 Apr 2017
Warwick Smith |
China is not alone in Asia in facing the challenges of an ageing society. Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Thailand face similar issues. Indeed some of these countries are ageing faster.
03 Apr 2017
Anna Green |
Don’t expect to see a slowdown in consumer activity in China, Blackmores CEO Christine Holgate says, as there’s no shortage of demand from the country’s rapidly growing middle class.
21 Mar 2017
Andrew Cornell |
Goh Chok Tong has had a long, distinguished career in politics and public policy in Asia, including a crucial period as the Prime Minister of Singapore, succeeding founding PM Lee Kuan Yew. Now, as the global trading landscape faces its biggest shakeup in decades, what does he expect will happen next?
16 Mar 2017
Greg Earl |
The sign at the entrance to Thailand’s U-Tapao airport declares grandly (and perhaps even more hopefully): One Airport, Two Missions.
14 Mar 2017
Helen Clark |
Since the Trans-Pacific Partnership's demise was first promised by US President Donald Trump in 2016, policymakers and businesses across the Asia-Pacific have been looking more seriously to the China-led Regional Cooperative Economic Partnership - especially given China’s refusal to join a rejigged US-free TPP.
07 Mar 2017
Raymond Yeung |
China has outlined plans to strengthen its structural reforms efforts, including capacity reduction, property destocking and deleveraging, as well as confirming expectations of a slight downgrade to growth and money supply targets.
07 Mar 2017
Mark Hand |
Australian businesses have been successfully exporting for many years and the growth of offshore opportunities has been enormous – bolstered in recent years by the rise of the Chinese middle class. But an ongoing challenge is actually taking advantage of opportunity.
28 Feb 2017
Greg Dodds |
Lai Hoang Hung lives in a gated community just outside Ho Chi Minh City in Viet Nam. His family company HTD is a market leader in the vital sector of industrial building materials.
27 Feb 2017
Raymond Yeung |
The Chinese government is likely to embrace an attitude of risk-management across many of its policies in 2017. This approach will come into sharp focus at China's National People’s Congress in March.