Latest Asia Economic Exclusives - Exclusive Asia Economic Facts & Events
In a globalizing world, a highly educated labor force will be integral to a country’s economic success. A superior educational system will enable nations to develop highly skilled industries, eliminating infrastructural development.
Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malaysia, Australia, and Japan ranked among the best ...Read Full Article
An Uncertain Future for the Russia-Japan Relationship
Over the past few years, Japan and Russia have made several attempts to strengthen bilateral relations, culminating in high-level talks in late January. The reasons for these talks seem straightforward. Russia sees Japan as a source of capital and a development partner for the country’s Far Eastern energy resources. Tokyo wants to be less dependent on Middle Eastern oil and ...
APEC Free Trade Area Leaves Smaller Nations Skeptical
The Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum held in Hanoi from November 17 to 19 resulted in renewed discussions on trade. APEC leaders drafted a statement on the WTO’s Doha Development Agenda and the Hanoi Action Plan.  The leaders agreed on the need to continue the stalled round of Doha trade negotiations. However, they refuse to empower negotiators to ...Read Full Article