Asia

22 Feb 18
Hong Kong, Australia, and Japan recorded the highest growths.
22 Feb 18
Consumers and firms will likely take advantage of lower vehicle prices this year.
20 Feb 18
It is an improvement from 3.3% in 2016.
16 Feb 18
Growth will be driven by the energy, power, industrial and materials sector.
16 Feb 18
Higher fuel costs are likely to drive inflation up.
15 Feb 18
Thanks to maturing private equity markets in China, Korea, and Japan.
15 Feb 18
This was driven by strong domestic demand.
14 Feb 18
This was highly driven by private sector demands.
14 Feb 18
Discovering the root cause of customer frustration drives implementation.
13 Feb 18
This was dragged by lower fintech deals in China.
12 Feb 18
Top markets were China, Japan and Australia.
12 Feb 18
Increasing use of digital payments will fuel the growth.
12 Feb 18
26% projects a double-digit growth.
9 Feb 18
This is due to the rising e-commerce market.
9 Feb 18
Government efforts are likely to take effect.
9 Feb 18
Global domestic demand is likely to boost growth.
9 Feb 18
This is mainly due to higher food prices.
8 Feb 18
This was due to the different timing of the Lunar New Year.
7 Feb 18
5-10% of the total credit card applications were found fraudulent.
6 Feb 18
No thanks to the new TRAIN law.
5 Feb 18
But BoJ’s weak policy outlook poses a threat.
5 Feb 18
This was driven by the information and communication industry.
5 Feb 18
This was highly driven by two massive $4b investments in China.
2 Feb 18
Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia and New Zealand were amongst the world’s free economies.
2 Feb 18
This is due to low investments.
2 Feb 18
But growth remains fragile.
1 Feb 18
But rising domestic consumption and infrastructure projects may still boost its growth.
1 Feb 18
It will be boosted by the rising external demand in the global tech cycle.
1 Feb 18
Japanese population aged 65 and older will rise to 30% by 2030.
1 Feb 18
This is due to a slow down in gaming revenue growth.
31 Jan 18
This was boosted by an increase in communication, clothing and footwear, and financial services consumption.
31 Jan 18
But it may cause disruptions in ASEAN economy.
31 Jan 18
This is mainly due to the 38m expected tourists visiting Thailand this year.
30 Jan 18
This is highly due to the rising GDP throughout the region.
26 Jan 18
This is due to the increasing threat of climate change.
26 Jan 18
Output volume has expanded at the quickest rate in almost four years.
25 Jan 18
This was mainly due to an increase of 14.6% in facilities investment.
24 Jan 18
Inflation is expected to hit 2%.
24 Jan 18
FAI growth decrease of 5.7% YoY in 2017 puts downside economic pressure in 2018.
23 Jan 18
Its industry sector showed the fastest growth of 7.3% in Q42017.