Special Projects

September 16, 2013

 Asia Business Council Annual Survey 2013

Asia’s Chief Executive Perspectives The Asia Business Council conducted its eighth annual survey of members asking about their economic outlook and investment plans. This year, members were more upbeat than in 2012, although optimism was tempered by concerns of a Chinese slowdown. Japan was mentioned as a positive element, where Abenomics loose monetary and fiscal

September 30, 2011

Asia Business Council Annual Survey 2011

Asia’s Chief Executive Perspectives The Asia Business Council’s sixth annual survey revealed growing concerns in future business conditions. Members are concerned about inflation in Asia and continued financial instability in the United States and Europe. The survey also asked about overall investment plans and trends affecting the Asian business environment and the executives’ own businesses.

September 27, 2010

Asia Business Council Annual Survey 2010

Asia’s Chief Executive Perspectives The Asia Business Council’s fifth annual survey revealed that members are cautiously optimistic toward economic prospects for the coming 12 months. They see strong growth in Asia but are concerned about the weak recovery in the U.S. and Europe. The survey also asked about overall investment plans and trends affecting the

November 28, 2008

Asia Business Council Annual Survey 2008

Asia’s Chief Executive Perspectives The Asia Business Council’s third annual survey, conducted in September and October 2008, revealed members’ economic outlook and investment plans, as well as perspectives on 56 issues in the areas of energy and the environment, finance and business, macroeconomic and geo-political developments, and social trends affecting the Asian business environment and

September 27, 2009

Asia Business Council Annual Survey 2009

Asia’s Chief Executive Perspectives The Asia Business Council’s fourth annual survey revealed that members have a more optimistic economic outlook and believe the worst is over. The survey also asked about overall investment plans and trends affecting the Asian business environment and the executives’ own businesses. Highlights of the survey findings are as follows: 67%

November 28, 2007

Asia Business Council Annual Survey 2007

Asia’s Chief Executive Perspectives The Council’s second annual survey, conducted in September- October 2007, found increasing (and, as it turned out, well-founded) concern among members about the global economy. Other issues of concern were of a long-term nature. These included: The availability of a high quality work force—education quality, and entrepreneurship and innovation—remains a top

September 28, 2006

Asia Business Council Annual Survey 2006

Asia’s Chief Executive Perspectives (2006) The Council conducted its first annual survey of members in October 2006. This poll is designed to gauge Asian business leaders’ views on regional and global issues. The 2006 survey found that access to a high quality workforce is the top issue for business and that energy and environmental issues