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Country Report: Taiwan

MANAGING THE GOLDEN CROSSING By Arthur Clennam As relations with China continue to flourish and the Taiwanese economy picks up, political drift becomes an issue. Taiwan, to its credit, is a place where people speak their minds. ...

Economics, Policy & Regulation

Emerging Markets Roundup: China

WAGE GAP CLOSES AS GOVERNMENT EMBARKS ON SOCIAL REFORMS By Thomas Clouse China announced plans last month to reduce its wealth distribution gap through a series of measures—such as raising minimum wages, loosening lending and deposit rates and increasing ...


The Growth Of International Remittances

BANKS FOLLOW THE MIGRANT MONEY TRAIL   By Michael Shari   Banks in emerging markets are building a lucrative business on remittances sent home by workers in developed nations.   Alberto Raúl Guerra Rodríguez has had his hands full for ...


Central Banker Report Cards 2012: Asia-Pacific

By Gordon Platt, Antonio Guerrero and Anita Hawser ASIA-PACIFIC AUSTRALIA Glenn Stevens Grade: A Stevens has his hands full managing an economy with booming mining and financial sectors and weakness elsewhere. So far, he has managed to keep the overall ...

Emerging & Frontier Markets

Asean Jolted By Discord Among Membership

MILESTONES: ASIA   By Thomas Clouse   The Association for Southeast Asian Nations celebrated its 45th anniversary in July in Jakarta, as conflicts over the organization's role in the region continued to create tension among its members and questions about ...

Country Report

Taiwan Seeks New Growth Opportunities

THE TIES THAT BIND   By Arthur Clennam   Economic forces are subtly improving prospects for Taiwanese companies seeking new markets in China.   An ancient folk story from Taiwan goes something like this: A frog lives for years in ...

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Global Finance Magazine Grades theWorld’s Top Central Bankers 2012 New York, August 23, 2012 – Global Finance magazine has named...