For innovation to serve everyone in emerging economies, it must go beyond the relentless pursuit of the cutting edge. Focusing more on the needs of the majority of Asian emerging market consumers will lead to more sustainable, lasting growth.
China’s Belt and Road Initiative has been heralded as both the largest cooperative infrastructure programme in global history and an attempt by Beijing to achieve world domination. In reality, the opportunities and risks are more nuanced, writes George Abonyi, Senior Research Fellow and Visiting Professor, at the Sasin School of Management of Chulalongkorn University in Thailand.
Financial crises, rapid technological advances, shifting competitive advantages, and the pandemic are straining emerging Asian economies.
This punitive action will prompt economies in Asia to enhance their own mechanisms for support in financial crises and, over time, to reduce reliance on the US dollar.
Washington's geo-economic strategy in the Indo-Pacific could prompt China to intensify its challenge to US dominance and damage Southeast Asian economies
Hot wars, cold rivalries, the pandemic, financial crises, and disrupted supply chains – Asian businesses must adapt to a turbulent world shaped by geo-economics
A look at the economic component of the Canadian Indo-Pacific Strategy launched in November last year