Features : Growth Pains

COUNTRY REPORT / CHINA     China’s continuing economic expansion may be a bumpy ride, but the country’s prospects still look remarkably good.   Reach for the skies: China’s newfound wealth is reflected in its grand plans for Shanghai and ...

Features : Aiming To Please

COUNTRY REPORT / PHILIPPINES     Schleimer: The Clean Air Act could be used to regulate greenhouse gases With the May general election safely behind it, the Philippine government hopes to use the next three years of relative political quietude ...

Emerging Markets : Growth Races Ahead

INDIA     Organized retail is growing in India. India’s economic growth continues apace. For the April-June 2007 quarter, which is the first for the Indian fiscal year, GDP growth was 9.3%—up marginally from the previous quarter’s growth, which came ...

Milestones : No Credit Crunch Here

CHINA       Feeling the squeeze: Chinas shoppers face swiftly growing prices. China’s central bank increased reserve requirements for the seventh time this year in September in a losing battle to control the growth in bank credit. Outstanding loans ...

Features : Opening For Business

Country Report / Malaysia   With the South Johor development region opening up and the banking market on the verge of full liberalization, Malaysia presents growing opportunities for investment.     Malaysia's capital, Kuala Lumpur After decades of being wary ...