05 October 2019
The US-China is just act in the story of global competition for economic influence. The big picture is of shifting tides in geo-strategic politics from cold war (1950-90), to US dominance (1990-2010...
04 August 2019
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) lowered the forecast for global GDP growth in the July update to their World Economic Outlook. We see this as an acknowledgement of headwinds that have been...
23 February 2019
The Singaporean economy is slowing down. The trend comes after growth hovered around three-year highs on the back of external tailwinds associated with the synchronized global expansion and booming...
21 February 2019
I would like to welcome you all and thank you for attending. On behalf of the Board of Directors, I am pleased to present to you the QIB annual report for fiscal year 2018 (click here to read the...
24 December 2018
As of October 2018, Qatar had as many as 26,290 hotel rooms and hotel apartments within 125 establishments, research and consultancy firm ValuStrat said in a report. A total of 1.48mn international...
01 December 2018
Monetary authorities in Indonesia and the Philippines have recently led some of the most aggressive policy tightenings in emerging Asia. In fact, Bank Indonesia (BI) and Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (...
24 November 2018
Economic recovery in the Euro area is under a ‘slower normal’ as GDP growth performance has weakened further in recent months. Activity has softened significantly over the last three quarters to the...
10 November 2018
Activity in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has strengthened and a 3.1% GDP growth is expected in 2018 from 2.7% in 2017. Given the large number of countries in SSA, we focus our analysis on the economies...
23 September 2018
Qatar’s economic performance remains resilient. Despite the blockade by some of its neighbours, the economy grew by 1.6% in 2017. Non-hydrocarbon GDP growth was a solid 3.8% in 2017. For this year,...
08 September 2018
fter several quarters in the doldrums, India’s economy roared back to life in the April-June quarter. GDP growth jumped to a nine-quarter high of 8.2% y/y; up from 7.7% y/y in the first quarter of...
01 September 2018
GDP growth in South-East Asia remained robust in the second quarter of the year despite headwinds from slower world trade and tightening monetary policy. Inevitably, there are important differences...
11 August 2018
Asia’s original fast-growing ‘tiger’ economies in the 1970s and 1980s were Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan and South Korea. The baton then passed toa new generation of fast growers: Thailand, Indonesia...

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