Frederic Neumann

Frederic Neumann

Frederic Neumann is co-head of Asia economics research at HSBC

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Opinion | How coal-hungry Asia can stoke its transition to green energy

Whether the world even comes close to a net zero future will depend largely on energy policy decisions taken in Asia. The risks, scale and needed speed of Asia’s energy transition require at least some financial burden-sharing by governments.

Whether the world even comes close to a net zero future will depend largely on energy policy decisions taken in Asia. The risks, scale and needed speed of Asia’s energy transition require at least some financial burden-sharing by governments.

30 Oct 2021 - 9:15AM
Eye on Asia | As production shifts from China to Asean, Asia’s supply chains remain stronger than ever

Far from heralding the end of Asian supply chains, recent challenges only highlight their centrality. And, as the ‘China +1’ strategy takes off, Asean is becoming the new production hub.

Far from heralding the end of Asian supply chains, recent challenges only highlight their centrality. And, as the ‘China +1’ strategy takes off, Asean is becoming the new production hub.

7 Jun 2021 - 12:41AM
The View | Why Asian markets will not be burned by a US bond ‘taper tantrum’

US bond yields have spiked on inflation fears, causing ripples across Asia. But this is an adjustment in financial markets to changing inflation expectations in the US and not a repeat of 2013 or a comment on Asian fundamentals.

US bond yields have spiked on inflation fears, causing ripples across Asia. But this is an adjustment in financial markets to changing inflation expectations in the US and not a repeat of 2013 or a comment on Asian fundamentals.

31 Mar 2021 - 4:00PM
Eye on Asia | With trade languishing and consumer confidence brittle, here’s how Asia can steer economic recovery

Public investment is back in the economic driving seat. This is the chance for Asia’s policymakers to focus on the vital areas of health care, education, infrastructure and climate change, to move towards more sustainable prosperity.

Public investment is back in the economic driving seat. This is the chance for Asia’s policymakers to focus on the vital areas of health care, education, infrastructure and climate change, to move towards more sustainable prosperity.

15 Jun 2020 - 10:40AM
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For China, benefits of carbon tax far outweigh the costs

That China needs to give its growth engine a tune-up is hardly in doubt. With the economy slowing for the past several years, all eyes are on the third plenum of the Communist Party. Hopes are that the leadership will unveil structural reforms aimed at putting the economy on a sustainable trajectory.

That China needs to give its growth engine a tune-up is hardly in doubt. With the economy slowing for the past several years, all eyes are on the third plenum of the Communist Party. Hopes are that the leadership will unveil structural reforms aimed at putting the economy on a sustainable trajectory.

15 Jun 2020 - 8:55AM
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