|Asia Pacific economic outlook, January 2014.|
Tuesday, 21st January 2014
Source : Deloitte University
The January 2014 edition of the Asia Pacific Economic Outlook gives a near-term outlook for Australia, China, Indonesia, and Japan.
Australia: New leadership, old challenges
By Navya Kumar
The third quarter for Australia was politically eventful, but less so economically. The country is rethinking its reliance on mineral exports and looking to diversify into other avenues for growth.
China: Leveling the playing field through reforms
By Dr. Ira Kalish
China’s leaders have provided some details about the reforms they intend to implement—which, if fully undertaken, could completely change the economy.
Indonesia: A silver lining on the horizon
By Akrur Barua
Healthy Q3 GDP growth was a welcome relief for Indonesia. However, to tackle long-term challenges, it needs to open up key sectors, encourage investment, upgrade infrastructure, and tackle corruption.
Japan: Evaluating Abenomics on its first anniversary
By Dr. Rumki Majumdar
While the first two policies of Shinzo Abe’s three-pronged plan to revive Japan’s economy have been effective, discussions on the third policy—structural reforms—are just getting started.