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Report: 2012 Asia-Pacific Regional Economic Outlook

The International Monetary Fund released its new Regional Economic Outlook for Asia-Pacific in April, projecting 6 percent regional growth in 2012 and 6.5 percent in 2013. However, by remaining the fastest growing region in the world, Asia-Pacific shares both the upside and downside risks of the global environment. The report cautions on potential challenges and provides possible solutions for Asian countries to gain momentum in economic growth over the course of 2012. Continue reading

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Report: China Top Economy in 2020, India in 2050

India, currently boasting the fourth-largest economy in the world in terms of purchasing power parity, will become the largest by 2050, according to the 2012 edition of The Wealth Report released this week by global property firm Knight Frank and Citi Private Bank. The report also predicts China, currently the world’s second largest economy, will take the top spot from the United States by 2020. Continue reading

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Selling to China & India’s Middle Class – It’s a Vietnam Manufacturing Play

How to target China and India’s emerging middle class consumers through a manufacturing base in Vietnam. The reason for this manufacturing suggestion is because Vietnam is a member of ASEAN, which has free trade agreements with both China and India. Continue reading

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Dragon & Tiger: Wealth Creation in China, GDP Growth in India

The French Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong held a seminar this morning entitled “India – Past Performances and Present Challenges” at which Chris Devonshire-Ellis, principal of Dezan Shira & Associates, and Ross O’Brien, of the Economist Corporate Network, both presented. Continue reading

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UK Chancellor – International Businesses Must Look to Asia

Getting growth back into multinational companies not already expanding in Asia is a task that unites not just the UK, but also the entire Eurozone and the United States – all of which have suffered during the on-going Global Financial Crisis. With GDP growth in all these areas either minimal, static or at worst, entering recession, emerging Asia offers a way out. Continue reading

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2pont6billion.com Now Accessible in Mobile App

The brand new Asia Briefing mobile application brings the latest emerging Asia business news from 2point6billion.com right to your fingertips. Continue reading

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China Pushes for East Asia FTA

Nov. 24 – In contrast to the persistent economic woes affecting the Eurozone and U.S. markets and political instability in the Middle East, the emerging economies of East Asia have attracted a great deal of positive attention. During U.S. President Barack Obama’s Asian tour last week it became apparent that attempts to maximize trade volume in the region by the world’s two major economies – the United States and China – have resulted in promising proposals to increase economic cooperation and growth. In response to Obama’s “aggressive” political maneuvering recently in the Asia-Pacific region, China has been working on its … Continue reading

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