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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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