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Taiwan Hospitality 2H 2014

Taiwan Hospitality 2H 2014

18 November 2014

The Taiwan tourism market continued to enjoy fast growth of inbound visitors in 2013. More than 8 million international travellers were recorded last year, representing a 10% increase year-on-year (YoY) and, furthermore, the rate of growth accelerated in the first six months of 2014, with international travellers reaching 4.6 million, up 27% compared with the same period in 2013. This was driven mainly by travellers from China and Japan, with a 38% and 19% increase YoY respectively. Apart fro

 
 
 
Tianjin Residential 2H 2014

Tianjin Residential 2H 2014

18 November 2014

Tianjin is a municipality in northern China and the fourth largest city in the country. As part of the Bohai economic rim, it is the largest coastal city in northern China. Bordering Heibei province and Beijing municipality, it is considered “the Pearl of the Bohai Sea”, becoming the transport hub of North China and the gateway to Beijing. By the end of 2013, Tianjin’s population reached 14.72 million, of which 4.41 million were migrants. Its growing migrant populati

 
 
 
Viet Nam Hospitality 2H 2014

Viet Nam Hospitality 2H 2014

18 November 2014

Viet Nam is an attractive destination for both domestic and international tourists due to its natural landscapes, particularly its long and beautiful coastline and world heritage sites. In 1H/2014, there were 27.7 million visitors, up 9% year on year, at 61% of the target for 2014. International visitors have significantly increased since 2010, at 13% per year on average. In 2013, there were 7.6 million international visitors, surpassing 7 million for the first time, up 11% year on ye

 
 
 
Beijing Residential 1H 2014

Beijing Residential 1H 2014

28 April 2014

Beijing enjoyed strong economic growth between 2001 and 2010, with a GDP compound annual growth rate (CAGR) reaching 16%. Echoing the economic slowdown and uncertainties at home and abroad, Beijing’s GDP growth has slowed over the past three years to 7.7% by the end of 2013. Beijing is the second largest city nationwide in terms of population (21.2 million by the end of 2013), and hosts a large pool of affluent and high net worth individuals. Local residents have strong affordab

 
 
 
Chengdu Residential 1H 2014

Chengdu Residential 1H 2014

28 April 2014

Chengdu has long been recognised as one of China’s fastest growing and most liveable cities. The city’s economy has gone through an amazing transformation over the last decade and a half. In 2013, GDP reached RMB910 billion, more than 10% higher compared with 2012. The city’s economy is the second largest in the west of China, just behind Chongqing (RMB1,266 billion). Given that is the municipality’s administrative region, is the same size as some of China&rsqu

 
 
 
Dalian Office 1H 2014

Dalian Office 1H 2014

28 April 2014

Dalian’s Grade A office market is currently divided into four areas, including two traditional business areas and two emerging areas: Renmin Road, Qingniwa, Xinghai Square and East Harbor respectively.

 
 
 
Guangzhou Retail 1H 2014

Guangzhou Retail 1H 2014

28 April 2014

As the commercial and trade centre of southern China, retail sales in Guangzhou have maintained strong growth for the last ten years. Between 2003 and 2013, retail sales registered a nominal compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of over 16%, making the city’s retail market one of the fastest growing in mainland China. In 2013, retail sales totalled RMB688.3 billion, with year-to-date year-on-year (YoY) growth at 15.2%, which lists Guangzhou as third, after Shanghai and Beijing, among first

 
 
 
Hong Kong Retail 1H 2014

Hong Kong Retail 1H 2014

28 April 2014

In the past few years, Hong Kong’s tourism market has been dominated by mainland tourists – especially compared with other major tourist cities – welcoming over 40 million of these visitors in 2013, representing a staggering 75% of all arrivals. In Singapore, for example, mainlanders represented 14% of total visitors in 2012, New York fewer than 5%, Paris around 2% while London recorded below 1% of all visitors of mainland origin. Only Macau can begin to match Hong Kong with

 
 
 
Kuala Lumpur Office 1H 2014

Kuala Lumpur Office 1H 2014

28 April 2014

The Malaysian economy increased at a steady rate of 4.4% in the second quarter of 2013 compared with 4.1% in Q1/2013. In line with forecasts, GDP reached 5.0% in Q3/2013 and 5.1% in the fourth quarter. However, with the global economy affected by the weak US dollar and the euro crisis, which caused fluctuations in international trades, including the performance of supplies and services, the country’s overall GDP for 2013 contracted by 0.9% to stand at 4.7% by year’s end, c

 
 
 
Manila Office 1H 2014

Manila Office 1H 2014

28 April 2014

The Philippines is currently one of the fastest growing economies in Asia, despite the calamities the country faced last year. While global growth remains in low gear, the Philippines’ economy posted growth of 7.2% in 2013, continuing the trend seen over the past few years. The current state of the Philippine economy has also prompted economists to maintain their high growth forecasts for 2014, with the International Monetary Fund expecting 6.0% growth and the World Bank 6.5%, w

 
 
 

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