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Country Risk Report - Asia Pacific

Discussion in 'Market Predictions and Reports' started by f-man, Jul 29, 2011.

  1. f-man

    f-man 4Xangels Representative

    Dec 5, 2010
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    A very interesting updated report about the current situation in many Counties worldwide, divided by Continents:

    Afghanistan The political and security risk outlook is bleak following the assassination of President Karzai's brother.
    Australia Despite the buoyant external environment for Australia's resource exports, there is caution among consumers.
    Bangladesh Economic growth prospects improve amid rising government spending on power and transport infrastructure.
    Cambodia The construction sector's apparent recovery promises a robust economic outlook.
    China Economic growth is strong but inflation and local government debt are key concerns.
    Fiji A sluggish recovery is under way but inflationary pressures are increasing.
    Hong Kong Gathering inflation pressure unsettles households despite good economic progress in recent quarters.
    India Inflationary pressures and tighter monetary policy start to dampen domestic demand.
    Indonesia The economy continues to expand, with strong growth in employment and imports.
    Japan The effects of the nuclear crisis have deepened, with cuts in nuclear generating capacity likely outside the greater Tokyo area in both 2011 and 2012.
    Korea (South) Despite slowing, the economy is returning to a more normal growth trajectory.
    Malaysia The 'Bersih' movement's challenge to the government undermines the prime minister.
    Myanmar The US renews sanctions and the strong currency causes difficulties for exporters.
    Nepal Political uncertainty remains high despite a deal preventing an imminent constitutional crisis.
    New Zealand The mixed economic outlook prompts the monetary authorities to keep interest rates unchanged for the foreseeable future.
    Pakistan The risk outlook shows signs of deteriorating amid economic stagnation and worsening political risk.
    Papua New Guinea National politics continue to deteriorate but the economy remains strong.
    Philippines Fiscal improvements will prove difficult to sustain.
    Singapore Quarterly economic growth slows as the pharmaceutical sector goes into reverse and Japan's tsunami holds back electronics output.
    Sri Lanka The economic recovery continues but inflation remains an issue.
    Taiwan Economic indicators point to a slowdown in the second half of the year, but the monetary authorities will continue to raise interest rates.
    Thailand Country risk decreases following a relatively peaceful democratic election.
    Vietnam Tighter fiscal and monetary policies have yet to control rapid inflation.

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