Post Tagged with: "economic policy"

Riding out the trade war in Vietnam on a new wave of FDI

Riding out the trade war in Vietnam on a new wave of FDI

Author: Tran Van Tho, Waseda University Vietnam?s economy is highly dependent on foreign trade. In recent years, the sum of its exports and imports increased to as much as 185 per cent of GDP. The United States and China are Vietnam?s largest export markets, accounting for 20 per cent and […]

Signs of transition and renewal in Singapore

Signs of transition and renewal in Singapore

Authors: Chang Yee Kwan, Xiamen University Malaysia and Mukul G Asher, Singapore Singapore reported a credible economic performance in 2018 amid an increasingly uncertain global environment, exemplified by the . Economic growth for the year is expected to lie between and overall inflation at . These compare well with of […]

India?s stalled economic reforms

India?s stalled economic reforms

Author: Editorial Board, ANU The Indian economy is the sixth largest in the world in market exchange rate terms and third measured in purchasing power parity. That makes the growth rate of over 7 per cent over the last year all the more remarkable. India is the fastest growing major […]

Taiwan?s year of reversal

Taiwan?s year of reversal

Author: Roy C Lee, CIER In December each year, Taiwanese vote for a Chinese character that best reflects the past year. The 2018 Word of the Year is fan, which has multiple meanings depending on the context. Its direct translation is ?reversal?. This is precisely how many Taiwanese felt in […]

Vietnam?s economic ebbs and flows

Vietnam?s economic ebbs and flows

Author: Suiwah Leung, ANU With world GDP growth initially predicted to peak at 3.1 per cent in 2018, the year looked to hold much economic promise for Vietnam. This held true initially, with first quarter real GDP expanding by almost 7.4 per cent, boosted by strong export growth in manufacturing […]

Harnessing technology for equality

Harnessing technology for equality

Author: Jose Ramon G Albert, PIDS Despite the Philippines recording an impressive average annual GDP rate of 5.3 per cent during 2003?15, this growth has not benefitted all Filipinos equally. Income poverty was estimated at a quarter of the population from 2003?12. This only reduced to 21.6 per cent in […]

Navigating the new international economic policy landscape

Navigating the new international economic policy landscape

Authors: Shiro Armstrong and Peter Drysdale, ANU The United States under President Donald Trump is on a mission to add economic policy to the armoury of national security policy to deal with a rising China. The approach holds the global economic order hostage to the attempt to put China back […]