Economic growth has transformed cities in South East Asia, its raised income levels, spurred urbanization and infrastructure and ultimately changed the SE Asia region and the way in which we live.
Recently, Thailand has indicated interest in capturing the opportunities for growing the luxury retail sector via the volume of tourist shoppers and growing local middle class. In a global survey by MasterCard, it was found that Bangkok visitor spending contributed to annual USD 14.4 billion dollars, ranking 4th globally in visitor spending.
Thailand continues to be the dominant hub within South East Asia, with the best automotive supply and logistics chain as well as impressive production figures for domestic and export markets. Whilst the industry has suffered significantly in recent years, the underlying trend suggests that the industry is close to being back on a growth path. As with other markets, Thailand is moving towards eco cars and SUVs, but the country’s industry is still dominated by one ton pick-up trucks.
A look at culture and lifestyle trends, and attitudes to financial security and retirement in Australia.
The most negative scenario post-1989. The free-fall trend that started in 2015 has stagnated among the lowest levels in the past 10 years.
With the temporary suspension of Dilma Rousseff, there is a tendency with a positive trend regarding the country’s direction and the government seems to be moving on. Is it an opportunity for Temer?
The Consumer Confidence Index grows 2 points and points to a gradual rising tendency - inflation and unemployment will be the key pillars to confirm this trend.
In a scenario in which 70% of the public opinion is in favor of new elections and with no impacting messages regarding its first actions, Michel Temer's disapproval index rose again after two consecutive drops.
A year ago who would have believed it—Trump the presumptive nominee for the Republican party! For the longest time, most expected Trump would implode. But to the prognosticators chagrin this did not happen.
The newly created Ipsos division presents the results of its first Youth Africa survey.
Temer's administration is regarded as bad or very bad for 48% of the population - worsening 5% vis-à-vis the month of June. Other evaluation indicators show significant deterioration.
As Dilma’s trial by the Senate approaches, the disapproval for acting President Michel Temer grows. Dilma’s approval grows for the fourth consecutive month.
Consumer confidence index drops 2 points, putting an end to three months of gradual increase. It is the first drop of the index for Temer’s administration. There is a growing sense of concern about the Brazilian future.
These are the latest findings from the Ipsos perils of perception survey. The results highlight how wrong people across 40 countries are about some key issues and features of the population in their country.