Friday, February 28 2020 | ASIA TODAY INTERNATIONAL - Reporting the Business that Matters in Asia
ASIA2020 AND BEYOND
Breaking Hearts on the Streets of Sorrow - Will we see a Benevolent Beijing help fix the Hong Kong mess? Or a malevolent China Bear squeeze Hong Kong's people a little harder?
Looking towards 2040 - The McKinsey Global Institute says major Asia-to-Asia supply chains will emerge, driven by rising consumption, maturing domestic supply chains and uncertainties in global trade. Many emerging economies are expected to post GDP growth of 4-5% a year till 2040, exceeding the global average of 2.7%.
i.4.0 the new Frontier - There are 16 lighthouse companies in the world, and five of those are in China.
Crypto currency coming of age - Regulatory compliance and institutional grade security are being built into digital asset solutions developed jointly out of Singapore and Switzerland.
No love for Trump as East Asia stability falters - The major engine for global economic growth is facing headwinds that are most likely self-defeating for all concerned.
No winners as Korea, Japan square off - the issue of trust may greatly impede restoration of trade as normal, at a time when Japan is edging into recession.
Taiwan - Time to deal with reality? - Is it time for Taiwan to openly declare its amenability to a form of dual recognition with China?
US-China trade war "the new normal' - Since January 2018, US average import tariffs on Chinese goods have risen from 3% to 23%
Why HK's equity financing role for China still matters.
China's SOE buys mask two realities.
Asia's tech woes likely to continue.