RaboResearch - Economisch Onderzoek

Economisch Kwartaalbericht Engelstalige versie

Teleurstellend economisch herstel in 2011

Het afgelopen jaar zagen we een mager economisch herstel. Voor 2011 ligt er niet veel beters in het verschiet. Dit is uitermate teleurstellend gezien de voorafgaande stevige recessie, maar komt niet onverwacht. In de Verenigde Staten, maar ook in een aantal Europese landen, leefden consumenten jarenlang op de pof.

Landenrapport

Taiwan (Country report) (Engelstalig)

The island of Taiwan has a dynamic, capitalist economy which has sharply rebounded from the effects of the global financial crisis. Economic activity will expand by over 9% yoy in 2010, a large improvement from the 1.9% contraction in 2009.

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Maldives (Country report) (Engelstalig)

A structural country risk the Maldives are facing is climate change. If the sea level rises only by a couple of meters, the majority of the Maldives will be submerged. The political situation is very unstable, as the opposition and the ruling party are frequently at loggerheads hindering any progress on reforms.

Economisch Kwartaalbericht Engelstalige versie

De CIS-landen: een tweede ‘Afrika’?

Terwijl Europa wordt meegesleept in de Griekse tragedie, lijdt de voormalige Sovjet-Unie aan heel andere kwalen. In dit artikel vergelijken we deze regio met Afrika en concluderen we dat er soms treffende overeenkomsten zijn.

Themabericht

India looking East (Engelstalig)

India has never been a big player in international trade. Nevertheless, over the past twenty years, the country has developed its trade relations. India started in 1991 with its ‘Look East’ policy, trying to gain better access to regional markets in Asia.

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Malaysia (Country report) (Engelstalig)

The global recession in 2009 hit Malaysia via the trade channel. The highly export dependent economy experienced a steep decline in external demand for its export products last year.

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Sri Lanka (Country report) (Engelstalig)

The end of the civil war has boosted long-term economic prospects for Sri Lanka. The economy is expected to grow over 6% in 2010. However, the humanitarian situation remains poor since the government has failed to address the grievances of the Tamil minority.