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Asia Pacific Politics Under The Radar

Under the Radar: Could Mongolia’s June election see a populist upset?

Mounting economic frustration and disenchantment with politics as usual could provide fertile ground for a political upset in Mongolia’s June 26th election.

Finance South and Central Asia Under The Radar

Under the Radar: Mongolia’s banks threaten economic crash

Mongolia’s risk-laden and poorly managed banks are a major threat to national stability, as a bond repayment deadline threatens to trigger a default.

Asia Pacific Economics Under The Radar

Under the Radar: Singapore latest to be punished by China’s opportunism

China’s seizure of Singapore’s military assets is part of a larger effort to punish neighbours for geo-political faux pas and cozy relations with the U.S.

Asia Pacific Economics

The Return of the “People’s Party”: A Risk Outlook for Mongolia

What are the consequences of recent elections for businesses and investors operating in Mongolia, and how will the nation’s troubled economy react?

Economics South and Central Asia

Mongolia needs to diversify to avoid recession

Mongolia is suffering from an over-dependence on mining as global commodity prices and demand from China decrease: diversification is urgently needed. Having capitalized on the global commodity boom, and its

Asia Pacific Natural resources and energy

China’s growing deserts a major political risk

As desertification in China increases and government efforts to stop the sand’s advance falter, serious political risks are emerging from hub to hinterland. When most people think of China’s landscape,

Asia Pacific Economics

Four opportunities await investors in China, despite slowdown

The main narrative in the last few weeks has made it appear that China’s economy is on the verge of collapse, but the reality is far from this. Opportunity is

Economics South and Central Asia

Mongolia hit hard by China’s economic slowdown

Mongolia has been greatly affected by China’s economic slowdown. How have falling commodity prices and a devaluation of Mongolia’s currency affected the country? Surpassing the US as the world’s largest

Economics South and Central Asia

Mongolia Reverses Foreign Investment Law to Revive Economy

The Parliament of Mongolia held an emergency session between September 2 and September 6. The main issue discussed during this session was legislation governing Mongolian foreign investment. Due to a

Economics South and Central Asia

Limits to Mongolia’s ‘Promising’ Investment Law

As Mongolia witnesses rapid economic growth. it remains to be seen whether recent investment laws will be able to adequately welcome foreign investment. Sitting on a vast amount of mineral