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Asia Pacific Region

17 Sep 2021

Rewriting China’s economic glossary

Raymond Yeung | Chief Economist Greater China, ANZ

New economic linguistics in China have placed an emphasis on resource redistribution and interconnectedness.

19 Aug 2021

Supply chains: shifting sands

Bansi Madhavani | Senior Economist, ANZ

Diversified supply chains may have increased manufacturing in regions outside China. But it still dominates global trade.

17 Aug 2021

Pacific islands: economic outlook

Kishti Sen & Tom Kenny | International Economist & Senior International Economist, ANZ

It’s been a tough time for Pacific island communities and economic conditions remain a challenge for the rest of 2021.

09 Aug 2021

Southeast Asia: forecast less certain

Sanjay Mathur | Chief Economist Southeast Asia & India, ANZ

Ongoing COVID-19 infections and restrictions have dampened the forecasted recovery in Southeast Asia.

30 Jul 2021

Building resilience in Fiji tourism

Sharon Klyne | bluenotes contributor

Critical tourism infrastructure is being built in Fiji to support the post-pandemic recovery.

29 Jul 2021

China policy: shifting the spotlight from tech

Richard Yetsenga | Chief Economist, ANZ

Policy shifts in China appear to be pulling away from ‘barbaric growth’ in the technology sector.

02 Jul 2021

Vaccination progress picks up the pace in Asia

Krystal Tan | Asia Economist, ANZ

Asia’s vaccine roll-out is at an inflection point. We may finally be seeing the beginning of the end of the COVID-19 drag on the region’s growth.

29 Jun 2021

Vaccines an injection of hope for Pacific

Kishti Sen & Tom Kenny | International Economist & Senior International Economist, ANZ

A strong rollout of COVID-19 vaccinations in the Pacific is paving the way for economic recovery.

17 Jun 2021

India’s vital role against climate change

Krystal Tan & Rini Sen | Economists, ANZ

India is highly vulnerable to the risks from climate change so the nation is pushing hard for progress towards decarbonisation goals.

15 Jun 2021

China commodities: clear waters, lush mountains

Daniel Hynes & Soni Kumari | Senior Commodities Analyst & Commodities Strategist, ANZ

Could a focus on a cleaner future climate and economy destabilise China’s commodity markets?

07 Jun 2021

Tech at the wheel of Asia recovery

Bansi Madhavani | Senior Economist, ANZ

Booming demand and pandemic-related supply shocks have caused a strong upswing in Asia’s tech export growth.

10 May 2021

Insufficient momentum in Asia energy transition

Krystal Tan | Asia Economist, ANZ

Asia’s energy transition may be under way but the pace needs to increase rapidly to make a difference.

26 Apr 2021

Shifting corridors – can banks keep up?

Martin Smith | Head of Markets Analysis, East & Partners

Supply chain disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic offer unprecedented opportunities and threats.

23 Apr 2021

Post-pandemic trade in Asia: cheer and concern

Dhiraj Nim & Sanjay Mathur | Foreign Exchange Strategist & Chief Economist Southeast Asia + India, ANZ

Are Asia’s financial markets adequately prepared for the eventual ‘re-opening trade’ of a post-COVID environment?

22 Apr 2021

High hopes for the hydrogen industry

John Hirjee | Executive Director Corporate Finance Institutional, ANZ

Australia can develop hydrogen into a new export commodity but there is increasing competition from other countries keen to grab a share of this potentially significant market.

19 Apr 2021

Australia-Japan investment pushes through roadblock

Ian Williams & Tatsuki Shiratsuchi | Senior Advisor & Solicitor, Herbert Smith Freehills

Unsurprisingly, Japanese investment in Australia took a hit in 2020. But the relationship remains as strong as ever.