Asia Key Analysis

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Tuberculosis Burden Remains High

While prevalence rates can provide much insight on the extent of a disease in a country, the data can be very patchy - particularly in developing countries that do not have the resources to record...

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Slowdown In Full Effect

Recent data from China, including another disappointing PMI figure, reflect a rapidly slowing economy. While the People's Bank of China (PBoC)'s recent liberalisation of the yuan is an attempt to...

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Consumer Pickup Could Be Short Lived

BMI believes that the pickup in Chinese economic data in the latter stages of 2013 and beginning of 2014 is unlikely to be sustained. We contend that Chinese consumer goods companies' sales have been...

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Global Rice Outlook: Vietnam Focus

We maintain our view that Vietnam's rice production will reach a new record high in the 2013/14 season, although this will represent only modest year-on-year growth. In spite of strong...

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