Sept/Oct 2018

ATI Magazine Sept/Oct 2018

'INDIA WILL NOT BE ANOTHER CHINA' -  Comparison with China will get in the way of understanding the opportunities in India, warns a new report to the Australian Government. "Over the next 20 years, no single market will offer more growth than India," says author Peter Varghese. "But it needs to be seen on its own terms."

TIME TO RESET CHINA FOREIGN POLICY - China's aggressive tone in international diplomacy - successor to the charm offensive employed in the early marketing days of the Belt and Road Initiative - is winning few friends.

THE U.S. - CHINA TRADE WAR - HK exporters told diversify to ASEAN; Will China next hit U.S services, investments?

THAILAND CLEANS UP ITS ACT- Measures to cut waste are providing an opening for investors.

HIGHER WAGES BACKFIRE IN SOUTH KOREA

TRENDLINES - China's bond market too large to ignore; Mauritius the 'Singapore' of Africa; Singapore moves on cyber security; Time for Thailand to rethink tourism?; Political risks higher in Asia, says Coface; Singapore develops next-gen blockchain.

How Spanish peso spawned U.S. dollar and yuan - The silver-for-silks economy was driven by Chinese hunger for silver.

Tourism Australia woos high-value Asian travellers - from India, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia.