Asian Century's fading promise
As China and other Asian economies face economic, social and political headwinds, the very foundations of the Asian Century are being shaken, writes John West.
Viva Tel Aviv
... how the Israeli city's start-up culture is winning admirers.
Strengthening institutions for innovative capacity in India
With India’s population projected to be the world’s largest in the coming decade, the country’s long-term development is increasingly relevant in the global economy, argue Asit Biswas, Kris Hartley.
Creating Fiscal Space In Today’s India
Mukul Asher explains what fiscal space has come to mean in modern economics, why creating it is more complex than it seems at first, and how it can be done in India.
Frost & Sullivan 2015 GIL New Zealand: The Internet of Things and IT-Led Disruptions will Transcend Industry Sectors
Apps and wearables across applications will be enabled with the IoT, say Frost & Sullivan.
The Greek Referendum: No way to dodge the fundamentals?
What are we to make of the Greek Referendum, asks Satish Mishra.
Rationale & Key Requirements For Implementing GST In Indian States
Mukul Asher shares his views on the rationale and key requirements for implementing GST in Indian states.
India Compares Well in External Trade Integration in Asia Pacific
An in-depth analysis of India’s trade with the Asia-Pacific region by Mukul Asher and Keya Chaturvedi leads to some intriguing conclusions and sound recommendations.
Asian Century update
India will play a more prominent role in the next phase of the "Asian Century", which had hitherto been led by China, according to Peter Church, Chairman of the AFG Venture Group.
FROST & SULLIVAN'S GIL 2015 IN NEW ZEALAND, 27 AUGUST
The next edition of Frost & Sullivan's Global Community of Growth, Innovation and Leadership (GIL) will be held on 27 August, 2015, in Auckland, New Zealand. Register now!
Mobile gaming revenues to exceed $7 billion in Southeast Asia by 2019
2014 was an incredible year for the mobile gaming industry in Southeast Asia, as the industry recorded impressive growth and reached over US$1 billion in revenues, according to Frost & Sullivan.
2015 Toronto Global Forum, July 8-10
Register now for the 2015 Toronto Global Forum: Pan American Edition ahead of the 2015 Pan Am and Parapan American Games - July 8-10, 2015. Registration details in link in Reference section below.
Japanese lessons: what the country can learn from Uniqlo's success
The Japanese government could learn a lot from the success of Uniqlo, writes John West.
Asia's global value chains -- Part 3
While GVCs hold the promise of economic upgrading, there is also the risk of "social downgrading" such as human trafficking, forced labor, child labor, and denial of labor and other human rights.
FROST & SULLIVAN'S GIL 2015 IN KOREA, 17 SEPTEMBER
The next edition of Frost & Sullivan's Global Community of Growth, Innovation and Leadership (GIL) will be held on 17 September, 2015, in Seoul. Register now!
Asia's global value chains -- Part 2
Global value chains entail many risks and challenges, which are addressed in this note.
Asia's global value chains -- Part 1
Asia’s exports through global value chains have been a key driver of development. But Asia is not making the most of these value chains, and new risks and challenges are emerging.
Softbank weaves its world wide web
From humble beginnings, SoftBank has evolved into Japan’s leading telecommunications and internet corporation. John West looks at how it is trying to make this success global.
Frost & Sullivan's GIL 2015 in Japan, 4 June
The next edition of Frost & Sullivan's Global Community of Growth, Innovation and Leadership (GIL) will be held on 4 June, 2015, in Tokyo. Register now!
Japan almost made it!
Japan flirted with very high income status in the late 1980s. But following a financial crisis 20 years ago, it has slipped back. Today, convergence with world leaders is "mission impossible".
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