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21. The Economist on China
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... of producers, many of them state-owned.  It keeps the currency undervalued, which makes imports expensive and exports cheap, thereby discouraging the consumption of foreign goods and encouraging production ...
22. China's urbanization
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
... The influx in the 1990s of foreign investment in manufacturing in many coastal cities, and the resulting real estate boom, has largely driven China's ecoonomic growth for the past couple of decades. Town ...
23. Korea -- Asia's rising star
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... trade and investment barriers.  Korea's integration in the world economy is still very low in terms of import penetration, the share of foreign workers and the stock of FDI. Korea's growth also needs ...
24. China's reform challenges
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... from interacting with external research efforts, cut them off from ideas, and lower opportunities to adopt foreign technologies. (c) Seize the opportunity to "go green".  This involves encouraging new ...
... some 20% of Japanese manufacturing is located outside Japan (for cars, it is 51%; for electronics it is over 30%).  So while Japanese companies export less from home, they still reach foreign markets and ...
26. Why did Japan stop growing?
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... close connections between government, business and banks.  Industrial upgrading was facilitated by imitating and importing foreign technologies.  True, Japan was often able to make improvements, but most ...
27. China's lack of global leadership
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... the energy and resource efficiency.  Hence, China is also committed to reducing its carbon emissions for its own benefit. China is sitting on $3.3 trillion of foreign exchange reserves whose value is ...
28. Innovation Asia
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
... both China and India are leading in attracting foreign investment in R&D facilities. But first of all, what is innovation? The essence of innovation is the "new".  An innovation can be new to ...
29. Russia and the East
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... a week before the elections, Putin shared his views on Russia’s role and place in the world and how his country should build its foreign policy. Although he mainly focused on relations with the United ...
30. Reassessing Asia's economic miracle
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... by absorbing foreign knowledge and capital.  In just one generation, Japan transformed itself from a nation of transister radio salesmen to global leaders in automobiles, consumer electronics and other ...
31. Beating global poverty?
... that might help the poor. Most foreign visitors to Japan would not notice the nation's poor.  As they wander the streets of Roppongi or Ginza, poverty is not visible. They don't visit Ueno Park or Ikebukero ...
32. Whither China's economy?
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... have been beneficial to China in terms of providing export revenues and helping China lift its production standards and absorb foreign technology.  But these subsidies are now becoming costly as they sidetrack ...
33. Asia's services challenges
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
... as the other two economies ... Even if Tokyo were a city-state, it would still not compete with Hong Kong and Singapore in services.  For example, notwithstanding Japan's immense foreign exchange reserves, ...
34. Will China overtake the US?
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... take foreign knowledge and technology "off-the-shelf".  It usually needs to adapted to local conditions. Quite obviously, all of this is a very tall order requiring a fairly sophisticated system of governance. ...
35. An Indo-Pacific Strategy for Australia
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... foreign-born. Australia has many societal connections with both China and India through the growing migrant communities in Australia, students studying in Australia and tourism.  This means that managing ...
36. China, India and Indonesia -- safety first, please
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... too many eggs in the China basket, and needs to diversify. Good recommendation, yes!  But ... it is also relevant that Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) considers both Indonesia ...
...  Already there are signs that foreign direct investment in emerging Asia, especially in China, is targeting domestic demand as well as exports. The rise of Asia's middle class is also acting as a spur ...
38. Competing with China?
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... and education.  High schools students from Shanghai beat Australian students hands down when it comes to literacy, numeracy and scientific ability, and they are increasingly competent in foreign languages, ...
39. Central Asia Update
... capitalism? Oil rich Kazakhstan has relatively open and liberal economy and its legislation allows a full or shared ownership of its natural resources by foreign companies. The corruption scandals with ...
... tops the list for foreigners studying in Australia with 126,000, or 27 per cent of the total in 2010.  It also tops the list of international tourist expenditure in Australia, even though the UK beats ...
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