Sung Eun Jung

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Real GDP for ASEAN-6 economies1 grew 1.7% y/y in Q3, down from 9.3% in Q2, reflecting both a less favourable base effect and a drop in growth...

We forecast a permanent hit to Singapore’s population after two consecutive years of contraction in which border closures restricted regular...

In a surprise move, the Monetary Authority of Singapore today tightened monetary policy by slightly raising the slope of the Singapore Dollar...

Private bank credit contracted 2.7% in 2020 in Indonesia and continued to decline on a year-on-year basis through most of H1 this year. The credit...

Our ASEAN-6 growth tracker, which includes Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, Singapore, and Vietnam, points to a weak start to Q3....

Due to ongoing pandemic-related spending needs, we now expect Indonesia’s fiscal deficit will narrow to 3% of GDP only by 2024, a year later than...

World trade is staging an impressive recovery and so are ASEAN’s exports. We forecast exports will make a positive contribution to headline growth...

Tracker data suggests that growth across the ASEAN bloc improved to a 1.5% y/y contraction in February following a 2.9% decline in January. The...

Asian currencies have broadly struggled in recent months due to the strengthening of the US dollar on the back of favorable growth and rate...

Weak imports, rather than strong exports, boosted Singapore’s growth last year. Indeed, its goods exports lagged those of regional peers. But...