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Carsome makes V-shaped recovery in June
16 Jul 20
It is said to have almost fully recovered its high transaction volume pre-lockdown.
APAC's HNW wealth up 7.9% in 2019
9 Jul 20
The region fell behind the average global HNWI growth rate despite robust market performance.
China's construction sector to grow 1.8% this year
11 Jun 20
This is due to the uptick of investment activity in real estate and infrastructure.
Philippines' manufacturing PMI rose to 40.1 in May
3 Jun 20
Easing of measures helped businesses to restart operations.
Chinese property sales shrink 2.6% YoY in April
1 Jun 20
The property sector is starting to show more activity as sales recover.
Nearly half of APAC firms stray from due diligence checks
21 May 20
This comes as companies struggle to monitor third-party risks during the pandemic.
SEA VC funds accumulate $1.3b in additional assets
21 May 20
Singapore and Indonesia dominated the VC fundraising market.
Japan's GDP growth could contract 5.2%
19 May 20
Economy activity is expected to suffer despite restrictions being lifted in prefectures.
Thailand's GDP to maintain 4% contraction
19 May 20
This comes as exports, public consumption, and investment dragged on growth.
Unemployment rates to rise by 3 percentage points in APAC
21 Apr 20
Jobs lost to COVID-19 could be slow to win back.
Myanmar's 2020 growth forecast slides to 3.6% amidst pandemic
2 Apr 20
The garment sector faces a weak outlook due to factory closures.
Japan's budget deficit to expand to 7.4% in FY2020
2 Apr 20
The Olympics’ postponement will drag on tourism and consumption revenues.
COVID-19 could spur $620b in losses for Asia-Pacific
24 Mar 20
Inflation and policy rate falls as unemployment rate increases in the region.
COVID-19 decelerates China's auto sales
24 Mar 20
Government subsidies of $280 to $420 provide limited support to the industry.
China's 2020 growth forecast dips to 5.2% amidst COVID-19 outbreak
18 Mar 20
Report outlines three downside risk scenarios for China’s GDP.
Auto sales expected to decline in multiple Asian countries
17 Mar 20
Production suspension in China affects supply chain in the whole region.
Coffee spending to rise 8.2% to $2.2b by 2024 in Indonesia
16 Mar 20
Rising middle class and the new levy on sweetened products will boost its demand.
APAC healthcare deal value dropped 29% to $11.5b in 2019
11 Mar 20
The total deal size in Southeast Asia surged to $2.4b.
High-yield non-financial Asian firms' default rate to rise 2.4% in 2020
18 Feb 20
China has been seeing an increased tolerance of defaults.
Malaysia's construction sector to grow by 3.5% in 2020
14 Feb 20
A handful of uncompleted railway projects in 2019 are set to pick up in 2020.
Vietnam's infrastructure growth rests on private sector
10 Feb 20
The industry ranks poorly out of 141 territories globally.
Coronavirus may derail Thailand's economic recovery
5 Feb 20
The tourism sector appears particularly vulnerable.
Japan's GDP growth contracted 0.1% in Q3
15 Nov 19
Declines in private inventories significantly dragged on growth.
India's inflation hits 4.62% in October
15 Nov 19
It is also said to be the fastest pace in 16 months.
Philippines real GDP growth hits 6.2% in Q3
8 Nov 19
The end of the budget deadlock and government election spending spurred growth.
Indonesia GDP growth dips to 5.02% in Q3
6 Nov 19
Demand-side private consumption slipped to 1.2% in Q3 due to weak spending.
Taiwan's GDP to grow 2.5% in 2019
5 Nov 19
Investments is expected to pick up growth from tech firms.
Nearly 4 in 5 Asian retailers have turned to tech tie-ups
24 Oct 19
Half of retailers admit that their digital investments are influenced by their competitors.
Indonesia telcos' revenue could grow 9% in 2019: analyst
4 Oct 19
The big three are aggressively monetising data services.
Chinese property developers can withstand currency depreciation despite sales dip
1 Oct 19
The companies’ strong revenue will stand as buffers to renminbi depreciation.
Private sector eyed to boost $233B of Vietnam's infra projects
23 Sep 19
A draft PPP law is expected to reinforce the inflow of private capital.
India's highway construction to slow to 26-27 km per day in FY19-20
23 Sep 19
Steep land acquisition costs are partially to blame.
SEA economic growth to slow to 4.5% in 2019
20 Sep 19
Regional GDP growth already cooled to 4% in the first half of the year.
Japan's building sector to grow 0.4% annually from 2019-2023
20 Sep 19
Urban redevelopment projects will drive growth amidst shrinking housing demand.
Japan's current account surplus to narrow to 3.2% of 2019 GDP
17 Sep 19
Export growth is expected to drop 1.2% this year.
Finance sector urged to turn to flexible workspaces for rental savings
12 Sep 19
Real estate costs accounted for up to 14% of the sector’s aggregate operating costs.
Venture capital funds in ASEAN raised $500m in H1 2019
6 Sep 19
However, buyout-backed dealmaking slowed to 20 deals worth $400m so far.
Coal to account for 67.8% of Indonesia's energy mix by 2022
5 Sep 19
It poses a problem on the government's renewables push.
Online retail sales in China grew 36% in July
4 Sep 19
E-commerce platform Alibaba delivered triple-digit growth in revenue.
South Korea's car production to grow 2.9% by end-2019
3 Sep 19
The trade dispute with Japan may be pushing consumers to buy local.
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