by Asia Perspective

Market Insights

Asia Perspective’s Market Insight Reports is issued up to 12 times per year and features hot business topics and recent developments within emerging Asian markets.

Can Good Reputation Become a Risk in China Business?

November 22nd, 2017

Reputation management has been put on the agenda of nearly every company board over the past few years, and its importance is unanimously acknowledged.

The Rise of China’s Second-Hand Car Market

February 17th, 2017

By the end of 2015, the Chinese owned approximately 172 million cars, and the country maintained its position as the world’s largest car market for the seventh consecutive year.

Myanmar: The Continued Rise of an Emerging Economy

February 6, 2017

Back in 2011, Myanmar experienced a transformative political election which resulted in significant economic strides.

The Road Ahead for Clean Energy in China

January 12, 2017

Starting with the release of the previous five-year plan, the Chinese government has continually re-articulated its commitment to cleaner energy.

Looming Housing Bubble in China’s Real Estate Market

December 19, 2016

China’s volatile housing market has generated a great deal of debate over the past few years.

Healthcare in China: Lack of Substantive Change But Increasing Opportunities for Foreign Investments

October 24, 2014

The Chinese healthcare sector continues to develop at an extraordinary pace, with health care spending expected to top $1 trillion USD in 2020.

China’s Increasing Appetite for Imported Food and Beverage

March 19, 2014

Thanks to its rapid growth in recent years, China has emerged as the world’s largest consumer market for food and beverage (F&B), surpassing the United States in 2011 and making the Chinese market increasingly appealing for foreign brands as consumers’ behavior shifts.

The New Silk Road

April 2, 2013

Increasing labor costs close to the large freight harborsand improved collaboration across key land borders resulting in a decrease in the fright time, is making rail freight from China to Europe an attractive alternative to air and ocean freight.

China’s Non-Ferrous Metals Industry Stands Strong in the Face of Global Storms

September 17, 2012

Although the global market for non-ferrous metals is not promising, China is taking actions to revive the market.

China’s Economic Growth Struggles Through Second Quarter

August 21, 2012

Despite China’s slowing growth the market still offers huge potential for foreign investment.

China’s Healthcare Sector – Promising, But Challenging

May 4, 2012

Due to rapid growth, China is expected to overtake Japan’s placeas the largest healthcare sector in Asia-Pacific, making the Chinese market increasingly interesting going forward.