economy

12 Key Events You May Have Missed in India this Week

If you’ve been focusing on end-of-year business performance this week instead India’s macroeconomy, you’ve missed a lot. This flowchart highlights key events of the past week and the ultimate drivers: Global uncertainty, inflation, and upcoming state elections. Frontier Strategy Group’s…

Russia’s Protests: Higher Volatility, New Opportunities Await Multinationals

The popular protests following the latest Duma elections revealed a fundamental shift in Russian popular opinion which has been forming for over a year now: as Russians realize that the economic prosperity of the pre-crisis 2000s is slowly but surely…

Opportunity Indonesia – A Growing Middle Class

Indonesia is the fourth largest country in the world in terms of population. Fast growing consumption, powered by growing affluence of the middle class, is the main driver of Indonesia’s economic growth Favorable Demographic Profile With a total population of…

In Nigeria Oil is King, but the Consumer is a Restless Prince

Growth Beyond Oil Real GDP growth is projected at 7.4% in 2011. At this rate, Nigeria’s economy will double in the next 10 years Nigeria depends on oil exports for more than 80% of government revenue and 95% of foreign-exchange…

Argentina Faces Looming Economic Challenges in 2012

Argentina’s economy is at a crossroads with high inflation, an overvalued currency and an increasingly unfriendly policy regime. The greatest risks to the business environment come from capital controls, trade restrictions, and currency devaluation. The situation is unsustainable, making a…

India’s Growth to Exceed China by 2014

Frontier Strategy Group appeared in yesterday’s Financial Times in an article titled, Gems: Making the case for Gems According to the Frontier Strategy Group, while China’s growth may be slowing down, India’s is increasing, and by 2014, India’s growth rate…

M&A In Emerging Markets – The Time is Now

The economic environment is full of uncertainties for companies operating in both developed and emerging markets. However, uncertainty can be the best environment for stimulation of long-term growth. To make the best investment decisions in this climate, managers will require…