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Seoul Hospitality 2H 2016

Seoul Hospitality 2H 2016

31 October 2016

From 2007 to 2014, the average annual increase in the number of foreign visitors to Korea was 12%. However, after the MERS outbreak in May 2015, the number of overseas tourists fell by 1 million compared to the previous year, totalling 13.2 million in 2015. In 2015, visitors from Asian countries accounted for 80% of all foreign visitors to Korea. By country, Chinese visitors represent 45% (6 million) of all visitors to Korea, followed by Japanese  at 14% (1.85 million). The Korean touris

 
 
 
Shanghai Retail 2H 2016

Shanghai Retail 2H 2016

31 October 2016

The growing purchasing power of Chinese consumers combined with government initiatives encouraging domestic consumption and the services industry have helped the retail market grow. However, profits of brick and mortar retailers are becoming increasingly squeezed by the rise of e-commerce, which continues to enjoy strong government support.

 
 
 
Shenzhen Residential 2H 2016

Shenzhen Residential 2H 2016

31 October 2016

Shenzhen, China’s first Special Economic Zone, borders Hong Kong and is home to many migrants from across China. The city has been earmarked as an innovation hub in the 13th five-year plan. By the end of 2014, the population had reached 10.77 million, of which the migrant population accounted for 70.8%. Due to the large mobile population, the residential market constantly sees new demand.

 
 
 
Singapore Residential 2H 2016

Singapore Residential 2H 2016

31 October 2016

While the rest of the economy laboured under the yoke of slowing global growth, competition from disruptive technologies and a slew of cooling measures, the Oil, Gas and Marine (O&M) industries were still enjoying their days in the sun. That was until oil prices started to tip over in October 2014. From that day on, things never looked the same for not only those in the industry, but also for corporate and enterprise bankers as well.

 
 
 
Taiwan Hospitality 2H 2016

Taiwan Hospitality 2H 2016

31 October 2016

The number of inbound tourists broke the 10 million mark in 2015, with visitor numbers doubling in the past five years. 4.2 million of these tourists were from China, 40% of the total, still the largest group, despite a slower growth rate of 4.9% in 2015. According to the Tourism Bureau, Chinese visitors, who usually stay for seven nights in Taiwan, spent US$7.1 billion in 2015, accounting for 49.6% of total visitors’ expenditure. The increase in Chinese visitors boosts many sectors, es

 
 
 
Tianin Retail 2H 2016

Tianin Retail 2H 2016

31 October 2016

The city’s economy continued to expand in 2015, with GDP registering approximately RMB1,654 billion, up 9.3% year-on-year (YoY), the fifth largest among all mainland cities. An outstanding economic performance helped the city become more appealing to both investors and migrant populations. By 2015, the city received more than five million migrants, who now represent the most significant driving force of consumption growth.

 
 
 
Tokyo Residential Sales 2H 2016

Tokyo Residential Sales 2H 2016

31 October 2016

Growth in condo prices has significantly outpaced rental growth in recent years, despite a slight moderation in early 2016. Recent low mortgage rates should positively impact condo prices and stimulate demand. Along with tight vacancy conditions for rental property, condo prices should subsequently push rental prices higher. However, until real wage increases become more prevalent, meaningful rent appreciation is not likely. Additionally, a large supply of residential property in outlying cit

 
 
 
Viet Nam Industsrial Land 2H 2016

Viet Nam Industsrial Land 2H 2016

31 October 2016

In 1H/2016, there was a new wave of foreign direct investment (FDI) flowing into Viet Nam. Investor confidence pushed higher upon the conclusion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and  EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) negotiations at the end of 2015. These free trade agreements are expected to create expanded and new routes for goods produced in Viet Nam to major global exports markets such as the US, Europe and Japan.

 
 
 
Beijing Residential 1H 2016

Beijing Residential 1H 2016

23 April 2016

Beijing is the political and economic hub of China, and as a result is host to one of the most prosperous economies in the country. Historically, Beijing has maintained a GDP growth rate very similar to that of the China-wide figure.

 
 
 
Chengdu Retail 1H 2016

Chengdu Retail 1H 2016

23 April 2016

Recently, Chengdu placed first out of five cities in the 2015 China Fashion Index, the other cities being Xiamen, Shenzhen, Shanghai and Beijing.This is due to Chengdu consumers’ attitudes towards fashion and their willingness to spend, combined with the overall steady economic growth currently being experienced by the city, and current comfortable living standards.

 
 
 

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