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... the ADB's calculations, developing Asia's middle class population has grown from 21% of the region's population in 1990 to 56% in 2008 (3).  Thus, in 2008 1.9 billion of emerging Asia's population were ...
22. Breaking time for the BRICs?
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... had a population over 150 million and GDP larger than $100 billion.) O'Neill analyses the past and prospective performance of the growth markets based on his "growth environment score" index which comprises ...
23. Central Asia Update
... a grandiose project, $2-3 Billion cost 300 meters high Rogun Hydropower Station with a capacity of producing 13.3 TWh of electrical power per year. This fact brought equally grandiose panic and sentiments ...
... in Australia is dominated by the traditional partners of US, UK, and Japan, the fast mover over the past decade has been China whose stock of FDI in Australia has jumped from $3 billion in 2001 to $17 ...
25. Measuring up Asia's economy
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... diverse bunch. Asia's population is some 4.2 billion out of a world population of 6.9 billion.  But in fact, a very few countries account for the lion's share of this population -- China 1.3 billion, ...
26. Asia's financial exodus
... Countries Over the Decade Ending 2009". And within Asia, China of course leads the way with illicit financial outflows of $2.74 trillion over the decade, followed by Malaysia with $350 billion. How ...
... 1988 to $61 billion in 2010, there were substantial issues. First, this figure is no match to the bilateral potential of the two countries. China had higher trade figures with US ($385 billion) and its ...
28. Rise of Global Latinas
...   “Brazil is today a bigger economy than India”, Casanova likes to remind her business students at INSEAD. With a nominal GDP of around 2,000 billion USD, Brazil is the second largest emerging economy ...
29. Kazakhstan and China
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... this regard are impressive: at the beginning of 2011, for example, Beijing committed to loan $1.7 billion to the Kazakh national welfare fund, $5 billion to the local petrochemical industry, and to buy ...
30. Tax loopholes and public debt crisis
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... in people can be found. Billions of dollars and Euros are lost to communities because tax laws are national while the economy is global, and that simple fact has created unprecedented opportunities for ...
31. Is an Asian Century Possible?
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... to reach the global average and be similar to European levels today.  Some 3 billion Asians could be moved out of poverty and deprivation and into affluence. But maintaining its current growth trajectory ...
32. Australia: Beware of the Asian Century
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... billion), to China, followed by Japan (16 per cent, $40 billion), India (7 per cent, $18 billion), and Korea (7 per cent, $17 billion).  The US is now only Australia's fifth biggest export destination ...
33. Japan's whaling obsession
... (16 billion yen in 2007-08) from the Fisheries Agency for projects like the promotion, preservation and support of the fishing industry.   This triangle is held together in typical Japanese fashion.  ...
34. Human trafficking in Japan
... it seems like the State Department was generous in giving Japan a Tier 2 grading!  As one NGO website says, “it has been hard for Japan to move out of tier 2 status … Japan has a one billion dollar sex ...
35. Japan's unique economic contribution
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
... $3 billion.  Many of them have global market shares of over 50 percent; some hold as much as 70 or 90 percent. On average they are more than twice the size of their strongest competitors. They are the ...
36. Japan’s globalization
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... have been establishing global production systems and supply chains.  According to the UNCTAD World Investment Report, global FDI flows reached an historic peak of $1800 billion in 2007, prior to the onset ...
37. The old world’s ageing companies
... Global 500 ranking which comprises the world’s 500 largest companies by market capitalization.  Even the 500th-ranked company has a market value of $20 billion.  The FT500 is geographically fairly balanced ...
... has been on a downward slope.  It now amounts to $9 1/2 billion and ranks fifth among the OECD countries after the US, France, Germany and the UK -- even though Japan still remains the OECD’s second biggest ...
...  In other words, half of developing Asia’s population, some 1 billion people, is still quite poor.  And although poverty would have fallen further since 2005, the global financial crisis has tempered ...
40. SME financing and the crisis
... worth more than $1 billion apiece, according to the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI). They range from certain films to diffuse light used in LCD screens (where they have the whole of a market ...
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