ECONOMIC RESEARCH

LATEST RESEARCH REPORTS COVERING THE ASIA-PACIFIC REGION

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Change? What change? Saving behaviors post Covid-19

Not only did people save more during the crisis, they also saved differently, channeling more money into equities and investment funds.

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Hong Kong: A trade hub feeling the pain of trade tensions

The economy expanded by just +0.6% y/y in Q1 and +0.5% in Q2 2019, a marked deceleration from growth of +3% in 2018 as a whole.

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Don't judge the inflation book by its cover

Inflation expectations are best revealed by those who have skin in the game.

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Financial liberalization in China a turning point

Unwelcome capital outflows forced China to take a break in its very gradual financial liberalization. New leadership have decided to accelerate efforts to modernize the financial sector Because of systemic importance, China must manage the trifecta of sustainable and balanced growth promotion, financial liberalization and financial stability Successful financial liberalization must include: Stronger institutions and Financial Literacy; A modern, integrated and innovative financial system; and State-of-the-art Asset and Liability Management

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2021-22: Vaccine economics

The Covid-19 vaccine will supercharge global growth in 2021, but short-term headwinds, and a complete recovery only by 2022, will create transition risks.

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South Korea: The cost of trade dependence

Preliminary estimates show that real GDP decreased by -0.3% q/q in the first quarter of 2019 (after +1% q/q in Q4 2018).

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Debt Collection Complexity

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Malaysia and China are the most complex countries for debt collection The US and Australia are the most complex developed economies Most of the easiest countries to collect debt in are in Western Europe Insolvency proceedings cause half of complexity Court-related issues are the source of 31% of overall complexity; Local payment practices explain the remainder

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South Korea: Economic policy at play

Trade tensions are affecting Asian trade hubs but Korea avoided a recession with +1.1% q/q growth in 19Q2, after -0.4% in 19Q1.

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Australia: Strong growth but not broad-based

Economic growth accelerated to +1% q/q in Q1 2018 (from +0.5% in Q4), driven by an increase in private investment (+1.2% q/q) and robust government consumption (+1.6% q/q)

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India: Landslide victory for PM Modi

PM Narendra Modi was overwhelmingly re-elected for a second term.

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