Want to Invest in Laos? This is Why You Shouldn’t

Want to Invest in Laos? This is Why You Shouldn’t

Laos is one of the fastest growing nations in Asia. Strong exports and a burgeoning service sector helped its economy surge by 6.8% in 2016. The Asian Development Bank predicts even faster GDP growth of more than 7% going forward. Meanwhile, foreign investment in Laos...
Why India Will be the World’s Largest Economy

Why India Will be the World’s Largest Economy

We’ve all heard about China’s rapid growth over the past few decades. It passed Japan to become the world’s second biggest economy back in 2010. Most economists say that it will continue this trend, replacing the United States to be the largest by 2030. However, some...
These 3 Currencies in Asia Will Make a Comeback

These 3 Currencies in Asia Will Make a Comeback

Practically every currency in the world has depreciated against the US Dollar since 2016. Some rare exceptions, such as the Swiss Franc, have outperformed the greenback. Yet few can boast a stronger performance than the USD as of late. Currencies in Asia have had a...
China is Overrated: Investing in ASEAN is Better

China is Overrated: Investing in ASEAN is Better

China went through a massive transformation after it began opening up in the late-1970s. It’s gone from being one of the poorest countries in Asia to the world’s second biggest economy and most important manufacturer. There was a time, not too long ago, when the...
Things to Know When Hiring Contractors in Asia

Things to Know When Hiring Contractors in Asia

More investors are choosing to buy real estate in Asia. Population growth and urbanization rates are generally far higher in Asian cities than in the west. As a result, centrally located properties will see strong appreciation over the long term. But the best...