December 20, 2023

In a more divided world, ‘superconnector’ Hong Kong must get creative

In a more competitive world with multiple economic hubs, the once-dominant influence of East-West superconnectors is waning. Hong Kong must capitalise on the Greater Bay Area, Belt and Road...

November 22, 2023

To overtake China in the EV market, the US needs to step hard on the accelerator

Washington should double down on combining policy support, financial incentives and advances in technology, to reduce its reliance on China-sourced material. As it strives to build a home-grown...

November 17, 2023

Asia Business Council Annual Survey 2023

The Asia Business Council conducted its annual survey of members in July 2023. Nearly half of the respondents show a growing optimism about business conditions in the upcoming year, anticipating...

October 17, 2023

US-China decoupling: inward turn could undo gains made in ‘de-risking’ efforts

For all the talk of the benefits reshoring and ‘de-risking’ can bring domestic workers, they also introduce new risks to people’s way of life. Neither the US nor China can afford to ignore...

September 19, 2023

Sweet smell of Vietnam’s durian export success shows China’s regional influence cannot be ignored

The US is turning to Vietnam in its attempts to diversify supply chains and curb China’s regional influence, but that is easier said than done. Vietnam’s booming durian exports are just one...

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