Category: Emerging Markets
Malaysia faces a host of short- and long-term challenges that threaten its continued prosperity, as well as its ambition to become a high-income nation by 2020. Its economy continues to be disproportionately driven by commodity exports, specifically petroleum and palm oil. Prices for these commodities have been increasingly volatile, subjecting Malaysia’s economy to increasing uncertainty that’s harmful to the general business and investment environment.
Making and taking Africa’s opportunity Over the past decade, Africa has become the fastest growing region in the world. Growth rates of around five percent per year since the turn… Read More »
Written by Jeremy Sy, Director of Consulting, Kantar Futures, Singapore “I love you, but stop trying to change me.” That’s the message young people in Asia today are sending to… Read More »
In the 7th century A.D., Wei Zheng, adviser to the Tang dynasty Emperor Taizong warned the Emperor about the dangers of squandering surpluses. He warned the Emperor, “If a tree… Read More »
Introduction The world in 2020 will be very different from that of 2011, and certainly from 2000. During the long globalizing boom since the 1980s, we became accustomed to navigating… Read More »