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Asia's growth consolidating in 2022 but with major risks

By Alicia Garcia Herrero / 2022.05 The Taiwan Banker NO.149

Aftera fast technical rebound in the first half 2021, Asia GDP growth quickly sagged in the second half of the year, as Covid-related suppression meas.. more

Hong Kong: From a Global Offshore Financial Center to a Mainland China-centric One

By Alicia Garcia Herrero / 2022.05 The Taiwan Banker NO.149

Hong Kong's offshore financial sector has been highly successful, at least when measured by increased size. The bank assets-to-GDP ratio expanded from.. more

A Farewell to Hong Kong

By Hank Huang (黃崇哲) / 2022.05 The Taiwan Banker NO.149

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has finally stepped off the political stage, but in her five years in office, she presided over a Hong Kong that .. more

The Next Wave of Financial Sector Immigrants May Speak Fluent Chinese

By David Stinson / 2022.05 The Taiwan Banker NO.149

“There may well be room for people to saythat a number of decisions and announcements made by the HKSAR Government relating to the Covid-19 pand.. more

Can Taiwan and Lithuania maintain their newfound close ties?

By Matthew Fulco / 2022.05 The Taiwan Banker NO.149

Much work remains to upgrade the bilateral relationship to a strategic level In late December, the Taiwanese government purchased about 20,000 bottles.. more

Buy Now, Regret Later

By Huang Ting-xuan / 2022.04 The Taiwan Banker NO.148

The Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) model has arrived in Taiwan. Foreign businesses such as Singapore’s Atome and NP Taiwan, which recently launched A.. more

The Uniqueness of Sanctioning Central Banks Part I: Difficulties Sanctioning Russia's Central Bank

By Chen Nankuang / 2022.04 The Taiwan Banker NO.148

After Russia invaded Ukraine in late February 2022, an international consensus quickly formed and a number of economic and financial sanctions were im.. more

Financial Resilience has Become a Matter of Military Preparedness

By Chung Chia-Pin,Yang Li-Yu / 2022.04 The Taiwan Banker NO.148

The Ukraine War has led many to draw similarities to Taiwan’s situation. Western nations’ financial sanctions against Russia may cause Chi.. more

War and Peace in the Financial World

By Hank Huang (黃崇哲) / 2022.04 The Taiwan Banker NO.148

Ukraine’s courage and resolve in the face of Russia’s brutal invasion of the country has aroused global sympathy and support. Meanwhile, t.. more

Sanctions will deliver a heavy blow to Russia but not a knock-out punch

By Matthew Fulco / 2022.04 The Taiwan Banker NO.148

Measures taken by the US and Europe to punish Russia economically may cripple the Russian economy but they will not be enough to end Vladimir Putin.. more