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 –...
Too Little, Too Late for Japanese Economy

Too Little, Too Late for Japanese Economy

Japan boomed during the late 20th century. Some analysts from back then thought the Japanese economy would surpass the United States to become the world’s largest. As we all know, that didn’t happen. Tepid growth followed the nation’s financial collapse in 1991....
Nissan Tackles Low Sales and Bad Business in Asia

Nissan Tackles Low Sales and Bad Business in Asia

Nissan (TYO:7201), always behind Nissan, also lags behind in sales as it tries to capture emerging Asia. Deciding that it was time to shift gears and try non-traditional methods, Carlos Ghosn, CEO of Nissan, gave the green light to buy a 34% controlling share in the...
Asia’s Aging Population to Pressure Global Economy

Asia’s Aging Population to Pressure Global Economy

With advancements in technology, mankind now has ways to extend life beyond that which nature allows. This has led to the increase in the average lifespan, and even the option to artificially keep a person alive. This will obviously have a major impact on the global...