A range of megatrends including decarbonisation, technological innovation, demographic shifts, an expanding middle class, premiumisation and localisation will drive secular opportunities in the region.
Majority of new middle class to come from Asia
Source: World Data Lab * Defined as earning $11-110 per day
Growth projections for Asia outstrip the rest of the world
Growth projections by region:
Increasing domestic focus:
Source: World Data Lab projections
Less hawkish monetary environment
In addition, a build-up of large foreign exchange (forex) reserves provides Asian
central banks with sufficient firepower to counter any pressure on the currency.
Asia at the heart of our EM solutions
Opportunities in Asia are at the forefront of our range of emerging markets solutions: