Stimulus Boosts Order Books At Chinese Factories
July 24 2014 1:02 AM
It was the highest reading since January 2013, but some analysts say the recovery appears patchy, and more stimulus may be needed.
Can Myanmar Avoid Its Resource Curse?
July 23 2014 1:49 PM
Still trying to emerge from the past, Myanmar’s economy is at a crucial juncture.
Taiwan's Export Orders Surge On Mobile Phone, Electronics Demand
July 21 2014 9:26 AM
Export orders from the East Asian state grew nearly 11 percent compared to a year earlier.
India's Nod Crucial For Potential $1 Trillion Trade Pact
July 21 2014 6:17 AM
A failure could prove disastrous for the moribund World Trade Organization (WTO) and the system of global free trade deals it underpins.
ADB Cuts 2014 Growth Forecast For Southeast Asia To 4.7%
July 18 2014 12:33 AM
The ADB kept its growth forecast for China at 7.5 percent in 2014 and 7.4 percent in 2015.
China's Growth Quickens To 7.5% In Q2
July 16 2014 12:15 AM
Many economists believe more policy support may be needed in coming months to sustain any recovery.
WTO Rules Against US In Tariff Row With China, India
July 15 2014 5:55 AM
Rejecting American claims, the WTO asked the country to “bring its measures in conformity with its obligations."
Modi Government's First Budget Designed To Attract Foreign Investors
July 10 2014 9:38 AM
India's Narendra Modi-led BJP government presented an investor-friendly budget on Thursday.
Economics Likely Taking Priority Over Strategy In US-China Talks
July 08 2014 6:18 PM
China's currency has been appreciating -- but the U.S. is still pushing for more.
In Massive Overhaul, Indian Railways Looks To Spend Billions
July 08 2014 9:01 AM
India is planning to spend $10.95 billion in 2014-15 alone to overhaul the country's decrepit rail network, the railway minister said Tuesday.
El Niño Update: Neoguri Could Be First Storm To Hit Japan
July 07 2014 3:53 PM
Japan could see three times as many significant storm impacts this year as 2013 in part because of El Niño.
Super Typhoon Neoguri Threatens Japan's Nuclear Plants
July 07 2014 10:34 AM
The storm was expected to hit Japan's Okinawa island chain on early Tuesday and slam into mainland Japan on Wednesday.
IMF Chief Hints At Downward Revision In World Economic Outlook
July 06 2014 5:41 AM
Christine Lagarde & Co. appear to believe economic momentum has slackened since the publication of a key report in April.
El Niño Could Stir Up Australia Heat Wave, India Monsoon
July 03 2014 2:23 PM
“The rainfall pattern has gotten distorted this year, and it will have some impact on agricultural productivity.”
Coors Serves Up Warm Beers For The Chinese
July 03 2014 1:48 PM
Americans notoriously like their beer ice-cold. Turns out the Chinese really don't.
France Proposes $1B Euro Credit Line For India Projects
July 01 2014 6:28 AM
India is keen to attract foreign development agencies and companies to help finance new roads, railways and cities.
Chinese Factories Stabilize Economy
July 01 2014 12:20 AM
Analysts believe the worst for the economy is over but expect Beijing to announce more stimulus measures in coming months.
Russian Economy Would Ebb In Wake Of Sectoral Sanctions: Minister
June 29 2014 4:35 AM
A Russian recession could result should the West adopt sectoral sanctions over Ukraine, but it would not be “dramatic,” Alexei Ulyukayev says.
Japan Unemployment Rate Reaches 16-Year Low
June 27 2014 5:50 AM
The jobless rate in the world's third-largest economy fell to its lowest since 1997.
What Is An El Niño?
June 26 2014 4:40 PM
Scientists worldwide expect a medium-strength El Niño to occur in the Pacific this year. We explain what that means.