RaboResearch - Economisch Onderzoek

Themabericht

Asia-Pacific: agricultural perspectives (Engelstalig)

Asia Pacific is a decisive component in the global food chain. Asia’s large and growing population and rising incomes will continue to drive demand for food, agricultural commodities and resources. But Asia cannot produce enough to support itself.

Themabericht

Asia-Pacific: can Asia’s convergence story continue? (Engelstalig)

Demographics will provide headwinds in the developed countries of APAC and China, and tailwinds in South Asia. While total factor productivity growth has fallen, the innovation outlook for the APAC region is still relatively favourable.

Special Engelstalige versie

Visie op 2016: internationale economie

De mondiale groei houdt in 2016 aan, maar versnelt niet. De VS is bijna klaar voor een renteverhoging en de rest van de wereld wacht in spanning af. Normalisatie van het monetaire beleid is economisch riskant, maar te lang, te ruim monetair beleid ook.

Landenrapport

Country Report Thailand (Engelstalig)

One and a half year after the coup, the military regime is still in power. Elections are again delayed and stability is preserved through repression. In the meantime, the economy is performing disappointingly with tourism being the only bright spot.

Special

Voortgang in de economische integratie van de ASEAN?

De oprichting van de ASEAN economische gemeenschap (AEC) is een stap voorwaarts in de richting van verdere regionale integratie. De deadline van 31 december 2015 zal echter niet gehaald worden, ook daarna zal er nog een hoop werk moeten worden verzet.

Landenrapport

Country Report Thailand (Engelstalig)

Almost a year after its coup, Thailand’s economic growth only recovers gradually amid lingering uncertainty about the future direction of the country. While the imposition of martial law prevents social unrest, the military works on a new constitution to prepare the country for elections in 2016.

Landenrapport

Country Report Thailand (Engelstalig)

After the May 22 coup, Thailand is under military control. The risk of large and violent protests remains present. The democracy is unlikely to be restored in the short-term. Whilst in control, the military aims to restore economic growth.

Landenrapport

Country Report Thailand (Engelstalig)

Thailand’s economy grew robustly last year, but concerns about asset bubbles are emerging. Thanks to prime minister Shinawatra’s cautious policies regarding the return of her exiled brother Thaksin, social tensions calmed down, but remain present.