Asia Pacific Region

03 Aug 2022

Succeeding together across geographies

Kathryn van der Merwe | Group Executive – Talent & Culture, ANZ

ANZ’s Head of Service Centres says companies must focus on flexibility, meaningful and interesting work and career progression to win the war for talent.

28 Jul 2022

China’s massive renewable energy investment

Betty Wang & Soni Kumari | Senior China Economist & Commodity Strategist, ANZ Institutional

As China aims to achieve carbon neutrality by 2060 its infrastructure investment spend will boom – much of it in renewable energy projects and smart grids.

07 Jul 2022

China economy: a gradual shift, more suddenly

Richard Yetsenga | Chief Economist, ANZ

Structural economic shifts in China may have fundamental and far-reaching implications for the population.

17 Jun 2022

The economic opportunity as Fiji recovers

Rabih Yazbek | Country Head for Fiji, ANZ

Fiji’s tourism industry was devastated by COVID-19 travel bans but the Pacific nation is finding new ways to thrive.

17 Jun 2022

Patching up after a crisis

Victoria Kanevsky | Contributing editor, BlueNotes

COVID-related lockdowns in Fiji could have left one manufacturing business with nothing. Ongoing support helped with their recovery.

31 May 2022

Singapore: cost of living bites

Khoon Goh | Head of Asia Research, ANZ

Global economic shifts can sometimes be felt in seemingly minor ways – such as the price of a chicken rice set.

28 Apr 2022

China economy: growing pains avoided. For now

Betty Wang, Zhaopeng Xing & Raymond Yeung | Senior China Economist, Senior China Strategist & Chief Economist China, ANZ

Ongoing support measure are critical to address underlying growth issues in China despite recent better-than-expected data.

12 Apr 2022

Fiji economy: changing gears

Kishti Sen | Pacific Economist, ANZ

The Fijian economy looks set to remain in good shape in 2022 but upstream price pressures such as higher import and unit labour costs are a risk.

25 Mar 2022

A third paradigm for Aus-Japan investments

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

Despite the strong economic performances of Australia and Japan in 2021, M&A activity was lower than anticipated.

17 Mar 2022

China’s geopolitical balancing act

Betty Wang | Senior China Economist, ANZ

The devastating ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict will have an impact on China’s external trade flows.

11 Feb 2022

Green demand emerges in emerging Asia

Sarah Ng, Stephanie Vallance & Takehiro Yamamiya | Dir. Asia & ME Capital Markets, Dir. International Sus Finance & Dir. Rates & Credit Sales Japan, ANZ

Sustainability reporting – though in its infancy in some emerging markets - is evolving rapidly. It’s needed to keep pace with demand.

01 Feb 2022

Does economic prosperity await the Year of the Tiger?

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

What can be expected of China’s economic outlook in the Year of the Tiger?

28 Jan 2022

Tonga recovery: one day at a time

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

The road to recovery for the Tongan community will be tough. Support from neighbouring nations is essential.

11 Nov 2021

Tourism touches down in Fiji

Nathan Wilson | Head of Commercial Banking Fiji, ANZ

Following a highly successful vaccination campaign and stringent COVID-19 safety protocols, Fiji is ready to accept tourists once again and rebuild the economy.

07 Oct 2021

Broken links in global supply chains

Robert Law | Director of Advisory & Insights, Asialink Business

The pandemic has made supply chain shortages a popular household topic in communities around Australia and globally.

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.