Shamshad Akhtar

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As the Asia-Pacific continues to power the global economy, we must ensure that growth is sustainable

Growth in the world’s most economically dynamic region is threatened by debt, energy costs and protectionism, but it can be maintained through better government policies, especially on taxation, plus coordination with the private sector and between regional governments. 

Growth in the world’s most economically dynamic region is threatened by debt, energy costs and protectionism, but it can be maintained through better government policies, especially on taxation, plus coordination with the private sector and between regional governments. 

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How the Asia-Pacific region can help lead the world into a new era of sustainability

Shamshad Akhtar applauds the endorsement of a new global development agenda, which the region has a responsibility to turn into reality

Shamshad Akhtar applauds the endorsement of a new global development agenda, which the region has a responsibility to turn into reality

28 Sep 2015 - 10:49PM
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23 Dec 2014 - 4:08PM
Domestic challenges block path to Asia-Pacific growth

Asia-Pacific countries continue to drive the global economy, though regional growth is now in a challenging phase. The 2014 Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific forecasts a third successive year of growth below 6 per cent in Asia-Pacific developing economies.

Asia-Pacific countries continue to drive the global economy, though regional growth is now in a challenging phase. The 2014 Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific forecasts a third successive year of growth below 6 per cent in Asia-Pacific developing economies.

7 Aug 2014 - 5:27AM