December 3rd, 2015
The top five fastest-growing major economies in 2015 will be all emerging market economies in the Asia Pacific region, with India standing out as the top performer globally. Policy reforms and low oil prices will bolster India’s growth outlook, but the effect of GDP rebasing on India’s forecast growth is still far from being clear.
September 28th, 2015
Emerging markets may have been getting bad press in recent times but the factors that have underpinned their growth are still real. No one can deny a slowdown is occurring, but the situation is more nuanced than that and commercial opportunities exist today and will continue to do so in the future. The past: A […]
September 17th, 2015
Euromonitor International is pleased to present an interview with Maliha Mannan Ahmed, who founded Bangladesh’s very first masstige organic cosmetics brand. Meena Herbal, as the brand is known, represents the growing sophistication and premiumisation of local players, not just in the more advanced emerging markets such as Brazil and China, but also in the smaller […]
July 13th, 2015
The second quarter of 2015 saw much global attention focused on the eurozone and the Greek crisis. The Chinese economy continues to slow, whilst the US has recovered from its weak start to the year – although the recovery is not yet strong enough for interest rates to be hiked. The oil price recovered somewhat, […]
September 29th, 2014
Data in Euromonitor’s recently released Markets of the Future reports reveal that the five markets of Bangladesh, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Sri Lanka are home to a combined 253 million people, representing a total consumer market of US$213 billion. These economies represent some of the best potential growth markets for consumer goods companies in the […]
March 3rd, 2014
Looking at the world’s 25 largest emerging markets, ranked by GDP in PPP terms, the five fastest-growing include some usual suspects (China and India) but also some more surprising entrants – particularly Nigeria and Bangladesh. 2014 should see relatively strong growth for these five economies – albeit in some cases weaker growth than in recent […]
February 4th, 2008
The BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India and China) were named in 2003 as the most rapidly developing countries with the greatest economic potential. With these countries continuing to develop fast, albeit at different rates, it is useful to look at the next tier of emerging economies. Those countries following the BRIC path will typically experience high rates of population growth, creating a growing pool of potential consumers, at the same time as rising disposable incomes.