There is one sector that contributes up to a third of gross domestic product, and is an important source of foreign currency, in many of Asia’s developing countries. It could be deployed to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
Blog posts on "manufacturing"
Indian trade liberalization has not directly or substantially affected carbon dioxide emissions.
Technical skills are becoming increasingly in demand as Nepal transitions from an agrarian to a mixed economy.
Only history will tell us if the North Korean industrial complex was a missed SEZ opportunity, or the time was not yet ripe.
If Malaysia truly wants to reach high-income countries, it must first arrest and then reverse its structural regression, and improve the business environment to revive private investment in manufacturing.
Analysts have long argued that the services will help take Asian emerging economies further up the value chain in global markets, but first we need an altogether different lens to look at the sector.