Asia Prospects

Investigating the players, institutions and narratives driving Asian political and economic dynamics

What Italian agripreneurs need to know about the agrifood sector in the ASEAN region

Jun 24, 2020 Asia Prospects Luca Sartorelli Research & Policy Papers

A larger population and increased purchasing power have led to substantial growth in global demand for food in recent decades. While the contribution of agriculture to world GDP has, with very few exceptions (i.e., Ethiopia and Argentina), seen a constant decline, agrifood production has increased significantly since the end of World War II, and it is expected to double by 2050.1 More efficient farm structures, technological innovations and better inputs are among the major contributors to this global miracle.

The AIIB – rapid response and flexibility: containing COVID-19

Jun 15, 2020 Asia Prospects Gregory T. Chin T.notes

As the world grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, one looks for new signs of hope, new options for managing the exposed vulnerabilities. Euromoney wrote recently that COVID-19 is giving the new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) an opportunity to prove its value to the world. From his office in Beijing, the AIIB president, Jin Liqun, has stated that ‘this is a litmus test of our ability to deal with a crisis and emergency’. But what does this mean?

Euronews – 25 maggio 2020

May 26, 2020 Asia Prospects In the media Giuseppe Gabusi

[IT] L'opinione di Giuseppe Gabusi (T.wai & Università di Torino) sulla (presunta) nuova Guerra Fredda tra Cina e Stati Uniti per Euronews.

Malaysia: un paese a forte innovazione con ampi spazi per l’industria italiana

May 21, 2020 Asia Prospects Gabriele Giovannini Research & Policy Papers

[IT] La Malaysia è ormai un hub manifatturiero con eccellenze in settori ad alto contenuto tecnologico e si appresta a entrare tra i paesi ad alto reddito. Nel 2019 Banca Mondiale l’ha collocata in quindicesima posizione nella propria classifica Doing Business per la capacità dimostrata nell’agevolare l’attività economica. Riflesso di un notevole insieme di fattori, tale capacità ha spinto l’Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) a prevedere che Kuala Lumpur possa giocarsi le proprie carte nella competizione per attrarre le multinazionali alla ricerca di un’alternativa a Hong Kong.

ACLI Brescia – 13 maggio 2020

May 13, 2020 Asia Prospects In the media Giuseppe Gabusi

[IT] Giuseppe Gabusi (T.wai & Università di Torino) è intervenuto sul tema "Il mondo oltre il coronavirus. De-globalizzazione e Guerra Fredda 2.0?" nel corso di geopolitica "Fabula Mundi 2020", organizzato da ACLI Brescia.

L’integrazione del Sud-Est asiatico nell’economia globale

Apr 23, 2020 Asia Prospects RISE

[IT] In questo numero speciale, RISE contribuisce alla disseminazione della conoscenza del Sud-Est asiatico in Italia attraverso la traduzione dall’originale in lingua inglese di quattro European Policy Brief della Commissione Europea pubblicati all’interno del progetto CRISEA, finanziato dal programma Horizon 2020.

Understanding ASEAN e-commerce: trends and challenges

Apr 11, 2020 Asia Prospects Luca Sartorelli Research & Policy Papers

The Southeast Asian digital economy will make more than US$240 billion by 2025, of which only US$102 billion will be from e-commerce. With more than 350 million Internet users, the region is going to be the very epicentre of an economic boom, according to a Google research, becoming the world’s biggest Internet retail market. However, the region varies greatly in terms of Internet usage and quality, and e-commerce penetration and readiness.

Il Caffè Geopolitico – 30 marzo 2020

Mar 30, 2020 Asia Prospects In the media Raimondo Neironi

[IT] Raimondo Neironi (T.wai & Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore) nell'articolo "Malesia, la strana caduta di Mahathir. Muhyiddin Yassin è il nuovo premier" per il Caffè Geopolitico.

New Mandala – 23 March 2020

Mar 23, 2020 Asia Prospects In the media Nicholas Farrelly

Nicholas Farrelly (T.wai & University of Tasmania), discusses about the future of Myanmar Studies on New Mandala.

The Diplomat – March 10, 2020

Mar 10, 2020 Asia Prospects In the media Giuseppe Gabusi

Giuseppe Gabusi (T.wai & University of Torino) gives some insights on the COVID-19 outbreak in Europe in the article "COVID-19 Hits Italy: A Test for China Ties" on The Diplomat.

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