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19 Oct 2012  |  Asia Pacific
Economic 360 for Malaysia: Growth Prospects and Emerging Opportunities in the Manufacturing Industry
Malaysia: Riding on Stable Growth toward Achieving Vision 2020
Malaysia is a federal parliamentary democracy with a constitutional monarch and has a stable political system. The economic environment is strong and the economy has grown at high rates recovering from the global downturn. The manufacturing industry is of great importance to the economy as the country is heavily dependent on the export sector. The ...
06 Mar 2012  |  Asia Pacific
The following study analyses machine tools market, which includes companies manufacturing various metal processing machine tools and their spare parts. It identifies market challenges, factors that drive the market and issues that hold the market back.
01 Mar 2012  |  Asia Pacific
China has moved from a fixed exchange rate regime to a floating rate by pegging its currency to a basket of currencies in 2005. Since then, the value of yuan has become a central issue affecting global trade environment, because the yuan is considered to be undervalued by China's major trading partners. Due to the global slowdown, China has given ...
22 Aug 2011  |  Asia Pacific
Industrial modernization, infrastructure development and strategic hi tech industries
China has been the fastest growing economy, expanding at 10.5 percent annually, driven by exports and investment. High priority is given to economic restructuring, from an export driven to consumption driven economy during the 12th five year plan period. The manufacturing industry is a driver of economic growth supported by government initiatives a...
22 Aug 2011  |  Asia Pacific
Earthquake and tsunami that followed earthquake have caused severe damages to coastal areas and industrial centers in Japan. Several industries were affected including transportation, energy, agriculture, tourism, and manufacturing. This resulted in power shortages, supply chain disruption, reduction of business activity and tourism, and drop in co...
10 Aug 2011  |  Asia Pacific
India's Manufacturing Sector Dynamics: A paradigm shift in manufacturing trend
Industrial production in India is divided into basic, capital, intermediate, consumer goods, and consumer non-durable goods industries. Manufacturing growth has been led by the automotive, machinery, textile, chemicals and metals industries. NMIZs have been set up to augment the industry by increasing the contribution of manufacturing to 25.0 perce...
12 Apr 2011  |  Asia Pacific
This market insight deals with the current and growing end user, technology trends in the industrial energy management automation market in Southeast Asia and Australia-New Zealand. Industrial energy management is an approach that would increase profits and production with reduced costs.
31 Dec 2010  |  Asia Pacific
Economic 360 Perspective for Indonesia: Growth prospects and Emerging Opportunities in the Manufacturing Industry
The manufacturing industry being a growth driver of the economy contributes 26.1 percent to GDP and is a major source of employment in Indonesia. The government adopted the industrial development plans focusing on the priority industries mainly to revive the economic growth and to transform the manufacturing industry. Competition is expected to ris...
07 Dec 2010  |  Asia Pacific
Manufacturing sector accounts for 24 percent of the GDP in 2009. With an aim to become industrialized country by 2020, Vietnams manufacturing industry has been undergoing major changes as a result of government initiatives, WTO commitments and industrial liberalization. Industrial development strategy for the period 2011-2020 to focus on the devel...
09 Sep 2009  |  Asia Pacific
This market insight analyses the growing importance of Machine-to-Machine communication and the contemporary understanding of this technology. This paper explores the technology's increasing applicability and the factors that drive or impede the emergence of M2M technology. The study also takes note of the specific importance of this technology in ...