Asia Pacific Region

15 Nov 2017

Data vs the war stories in China

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor bluenotes

There’s always talk of failures in China, but the data suggest its appetite for foreign business will only grow – and quickly.

15 Nov 2017

Stars are aligning for Singapore growth

Khoon Goh | Head of Asia Research, ANZ

A long-awaited pick-up in business investment should sustain Singapore’s export momentum into 2018.

13 Nov 2017

The China question

Philipp Ivanov | Chief Executive Officer, Asia Society Australia

Can China effectively pursue a political tightening agenda while implementing ambitious reform?

27 Oct 2017

Five myths about China’s BRI, busted

Betty Wang | Senior China Economist, ANZ

We attempt to break down some common misconceptions related to China’s initiative.

24 Oct 2017

New world order: Xi’s China dream

Tony Walker | Author and Former Editor

Chinese leader’s ambitious plan departs from growth-and-more-growth dictums of predecessors.

19 Oct 2017

The size of the Asian opportunity has doubled

Mark Hand | Managing Director Corporate & Commercial Banking, ANZ

The size of the Asian opportunity for Australian businesses has doubled in the last 12 months to $A278 billion.

18 Oct 2017

The languages of NZ stories

Tony Field | bluenotes contributor

In Chinese Language Week, we speak to a NZ SME owner who understands the importance of understanding culture.

16 Oct 2017

New world order: a bridge to China

Tony Walker | Author and Former Editor

Shifting power balances and China’s developing BRI presents key decisions for the next Australian government.

16 Oct 2017

Kiribati’s story on the front lines

Mark Skulley | Freelance journalist

Kiribati's growth comes as the nation stares down the spectre of climate change.

13 Oct 2017

Scope for growth in NZ, ASEAN trade

Khoon Goh | Head of Asia Research, ANZ

NZ trade with ASEAN is growing but there are several potential areas it can be enhanced.

11 Oct 2017

NCCPC to likely see Xi’s vision for China’s future

Raymond Yeung & Betty Wang | Chief Economist Greater China & Senior China Economist, ANZ

China’s upcoming NCCPC is expected to see President Xi outline a new ideology for the country’s future.

10 Oct 2017

Making (internet) friends in Japan

Terrie Lloyd | CEO, Japan Travel KK

The Japanese are private people and social media in the region plays to its own tune.

04 Oct 2017

China’s currency balancing act

David Qu & Betty Wang | China Markets Economist & Senior China Economist, ANZ

What will come of China’s attempt to strike a balance in its economy?

21 Sep 2017

Playing the long game on China

Alan Mitchell | former economics editor of The Australian Financial Review

China is a long-term project for Australian investment but acting now to strengthen investment policy is paramount.

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.

12 Sep 2017

Singapore: New Zealand’s open gateway to ASEAN

David Green | CEO Singapore and Head of South East Asia, India & Middle East, ANZ

New Zealand and Singapore have strong economic ties – but their joint ties to the region are vastly greater.