Tag Archives: Asia

Chinese Foreign Investments on the Rise

The RAND Center for Asia Pacific Policy has just published the study, “China’s Expanding Role in Global Mergers and Acquisitions Markets.” The report warns that during the coming decade, China will play an increasingly influential role in global capital markets. The research described in this monograph analyzed recent and proposed Chinese investments in U.S. companies, …
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Asia-Pacific Regional Economic Outlook, Oct-2011

The IMF has just published its latest Regional Economic Outlook (REO) for Asia and the Pacific. The REO reports that the spillovers from global growth amid still high inflation pressures in much of the region mean that policymakers inAsia face a delicate balancing act. Growth inAsiahas moderated since the second quarter of 2011, mainly reflecting …
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Latest Asia Economic Monitor 2011

The Asian Development Bank has just published the July edition of the Asia Economic Monitor. After a strong rebound in 2010, economic growth in emergingEast Asia is expected to moderate in 2011 and 2012 as authorities continue to battle rising inflation. The report forecasts aggregate GDP growth for emergingEast Asia economies of 7.9% in 2011 …
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Performance and Prospects for Beverage Packaging Materials

Global Market Information Databases (GMID) by Euromonitor has just published the report “Performance and Prospects for Beverage Packaging Materials,” which provides an overview of the global beverage packaging materials industry including major trends, competitive landscape, prospects and category data. Global economic recovery makes for a positive outlook for all beverage packaging materials for 2011 and …
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Women and Labour Markets in Asia

The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have published the report, “Women and Labour Markets in Asia: Rebalancing for Gender Equality”. The report finds that despite helping to lead the global economy through the global recession, most Asian countries are still yet to see a real recovery in their labor market. …
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European Business in China: Asia-Pacific Headquarters Study

The European Union Chamber of Commerce in China has launched, in cooperation with Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, the Asia-Pacific Regional Headquarters Study. The study examines how large foreign firms make the decision on where to locate their regional headquarters in the Asia-Pacific region. The strengths and weaknesses of the top three locations are highlighted in …
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Asian Development Outlook 2011

The Asian Development Bank has just launched its annual economic publication, the “Asian Development Outlook 2011”. The report predicts that developing Asia will continue to expand solidly over the next two years, even as inflation, geopolitical uncertainties and the need to develop new sources of growth present looming challenges to policy makers. The ADO 2011 …
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Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report 2010

The Trade and Investment Division at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) has just published the “Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report 2010”. The study describes and analyzes the developments in both intraregional and interregional trade and investment since mid-2009. The study is intended to deepen understanding of regional …
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Making Integrated Food-Energy Systems Work for People and Climate

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has just published the report, “Making Integrated Food-Energy Systems (IFES) Work for People and Climate: An Overview”. The study shows that producing food and energy side-by-side may offer one of the best formulas for boosting countries’ food and energy security while simultaneously reducing poverty. The …
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Oil & Gas reality check 2011

This is the second year that Deloitte has produced its Oil & Gas Reality Check. The report is developed using in-depth interviews with clients, energy industry analysts, and the Deloitte member firms’ most senior energy practitioners. Among the report’s key findings are that: Oil and gas will continue to constitute the majority of the world’s …
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