Will the Korean Economy Outgrow Japan’s?

Will the Korean Economy Outgrow Japan’s?

It’s easy to think that South Korea doesn’t stand a chance of ever surpassing Japan. After all, the Korean economy is now barely over 1/4th its size. That’s despite strong growth over the past few decades. Japan was Asia’s most important regional power for centuries –...
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...
Why You Should Invest in Asia Right Now

Why You Should Invest in Asia Right Now

People sometimes ask why I started a business solely dedicated to investing in Asia. Why is it better to invest in Asia than elsewhere? Why shouldn’t there be an “InvestEuropean” if there’s an “InvestAsian”? I packed my bags and moved to Asia practically the day after...
Japan Demographic Problems Solved by Robots?

Japan Demographic Problems Solved by Robots?

Japan faces two major challenges: a need for economic growth and a shortage of labor. A lack of workers and consumers are causing demographic issues in Japan, which has one of the oldest populations in the world. But Japanese businesses finally responded to Abe’s...
High Levels of Debt in Thailand Burden Economy

High Levels of Debt in Thailand Burden Economy

Update for September, 2018: The Federal Reserve already began hiking rates. Debt in Thailand has only increased since then. Time well tell whether both sides can maintain a careful balancing act. In the meantime, this post remains relevant and will be updated. Rising...
ASEAN Economy Will Be World’s 4th Largest

ASEAN Economy Will Be World’s 4th Largest

The ASEAN economy, if considered as a single entity, will be the fourth largest in the world by 2050. That’s according to Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak. Najib said ASEAN’s economy is already the world’s 7th largest. The region’s combined...