Sung Eun Jung

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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...

To fight the worst economic recession in Singapore’s history, the Finance Minister, Heng Swee Keat, delivered close to S$100bn (20% of GDP) worth...

The IDR and INR were the only Asian currencies that depreciated against the USD in 2020. Last year we highlighted the twin deficit risks that were...

Following the recent turbulent political and economic developments in Hong Kong, we expect Singapore to focus on strengthening its specialty areas...