Indonesia: Watch Jokowi’s Flood Initiatives to Assess Jakarta’s Growth Prospects

Companies should monitor Jakarta’s flood prevention initiatives to determine whether the new governor can affect change. A recent deluge in Indonesia, which drove over 100,000 people from their homes and brought much of Jakarta to a standstill, has drawn significant…

Transferring Production Across Emerging Markets

Foxconn is one of the most well-known emerging-markets based manufacturers. With labor prices increasing along with a string of suicides in it’s Chinese factories – the Taiwanese firm is looking to Latin America for new production capacity. The following is…

Industry Reform in China

The following is a cross post from the Silicon Hutong blog. The blog is written by Frontier Strategy Group Beijing-based expert adviser David Wolf. In a characteristically articulate editorial last week, Caixin called for an extensive overhaul of China’s Ministry of Railways (MoR) in…