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asiaASEAN has strong GDP growth

ASEAN’s combined nominal gross domestic product (GDP) is already over US$2.8 trillion (S$3.8 trillion) and if counted as a single entity, it would rank sixth in the world, behind the United States, China, Japan, India and Germany. The younger countries …

chinaStronger Chinese Yuan Forecasts

Economists and analysts are now projecting Chinese yuan is likely to remain stable for the next couple of years — the median of analysts’ end-2018 forecasts is 6.8, and for end-2019 it is 6.7. Last week the Chinese yuan …

chinaMisconceptions of China’s economy

Foreign Affairs has an article by Yukon Huang (Senior Fellow Asia Program) that tries to correct misconceptions about China’s economy. Predictions of China’s future economy have varied wildly. Among the many popular beliefs are: * China’s high debt levels will …

futureIndia has serious economic growth problems

India’s official statisticians released the real 2017Q2 GDP growth number last week—5.7% over the equivalent quarter of the previous year. This was below the 6.5% consensus estimate of economists. India’s economy has been growing less and less healthy for awhile. …