Inflation has made a comeback in Japan, with the CPI surging as high as 4.3% this year, a level unseen for three decades. What should the BOJ do to strike a balance between stimulating economic growth and ensuring price stability?
Indonesia’s mandatory pension system is modest in coverage and size, compared with fellow economies in the ASEAN+3 region. Timely actions on pension reforms are urgently needed.
To achieve carbon neutrality, ASEAN+3 countries must overhaul their economic strategies, which will almost certainly mean a period of slower growth.
Here are five key takeaways from AMRO’s July update of the ASEAN+3 Regional Economic Outlook.
The demand for infrastructure projects in Indonesia is still high, leading the government to encourage further private-sector participation, especially in funding. There are several schemes to mobilize private money.
This blog presents an overview on how central bankers and supervisors in Southeast Asia can better understand and address broader environment-related, and especially biodiversity loss-related, financial risks.
Although the climate-related natural hazard risk of Brunei remains low, and below the world average, the climate transition risk is perennial. AMRO made some suggestions on how to better address the climate change challenges in the country.
Brunei Darussalam's dependence on the oil and gas (O&G) sector also means that the economy is susceptible to global energy price shocks.
With a market capitalization of KRW23 trillion by H1 2022, Korea has been a hotspot for the virtual asset market due to lucrative returns on virtual asset trading, the so-called “Kimchi premium”.
As a highly open economy, Korea is sensitive to unexpected shifts in the U.S. monetary policy stance.