The role of the RMB is greatest where China is a major destination for manufacturing exports, suggesting that the degree of trade integration with...

The Evergrande saga has shone a spotlight on the Chinese real estate sector. News that the company may miss loan repayments and have to...

The sudden recent wave of regulatory tightening hitting China’s internet companies has shaken investor confidence. Markets were badly prepared;...

We recently concluded that, judging by China’s export performance in the last two years, there is little evidence so far that developed countries...

Over the past twenty years parts of Asia Pacific have experienced some of the fastest economic growth globally. This trend is set to continue over...

Inflation is on the rise in Asia following hefty commodity price increases, and it may in some economies even increase above central bank targets....

Large price increases for commodities and China’s heavy industry output continue to worry businesses, markets, and policymakers. If these price...

China is a significant net creditor to the rest of the world. At the end of 2020, its foreign assets totaled US$8,704 billion, or 59.1% of GDP,...

After an extraordinary downturn across Asian city economies in 2020 we expect a broad return to growth in 2021. But while many cities that...

The latest coronavirus outbreak and reduced travel during the Chinese New Year holidays will weigh on sequential growth in Q1, but we expect...