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 […]
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 […]
April 27th, 2010
From 2004 to 2009, Cambodia was among the fastest growing countries for the number of arrivals, doubling over the period to reach just over 2 million in 2009. Incoming tourist receipts grew by 160% over the same period to total US$1.5 billion. However, the global recession put the brakes on the annual double digit growth, but arrivals still grew by 1.7% in 2009.