Forward Thinking

Latest news and innovations from Oxford Economics

China’s consumers shake the (retail) world

Posted by Oxford Economics on Feb 22, 2018 2:18:15 PM

Chinese consumer market to overtake America’s by 2034

“Let China sleep, for when she wakes, she will shake the world.” The cautionary words of Napoleon have echoed ever more powerfully as China’s economic and political power has burgeoned over recent decades.

And with the seismic impact of the world’s most populous nation set to resonate ever more strongly than ever in coming years, in few areas of life will those reverberations be felt more than in the rise of China’s consumers as a global force.

Read More

Topics: Consumption, China, Consumer spending, Retail, Luxury goods, Online retail, Travel, Tourism, Healthcare services, Asia, Household wealth, Living standards, Emerging markets

The economic impact of Gatwick Airport

Posted by Economic Impact on Jan 10, 2017 4:50:06 PM

Oxford Economics were appointed by the Gatwick Growth Board (GGB) to provide an independent assessment of Gatwick Airport's local, regional and national impact. The GGB was established in 2016 to examine the economic and social consequences of Gatwick Airport’s future plans for growth and expansion.

Read More

Topics: Travel, Economic impact

The Effect of a Trump Presidency on International Travel to the US

Posted by Oxford Economics on Nov 14, 2016 3:59:14 PM

The election of Donald Trump has introduced new uncertainty into the outlook for the US travel industry. While a Clinton presidency would have been broadly considered a continuation of existing policies, Trump ran a campaign calling for shifts in foreign, fiscal, trade, and immigration policies that have potentially significant implications for the global economy and travel. 

Oxford Economics has separately analyzed Trump’s proposals and assessed a range of risks to the US economy. The conclusion of this analysis is that the most likely scenario involves significantly watered-down positions that would produce only marginally slower economic growth in 2017 and 2018 relative to our pre-election baseline scenario.

Read More

Topics: Travel, Trump

Recent Posts

Subscribe to Email Updates

Posts by Topic

see all