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...

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

After being lauded for their successful containment of Covid-19 in 2020, the ASEAN-6 economies have experienced a surge in cases since the start...

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...

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...