Covering the whole of Asia and the Pacific region, this text provides both an analytic overview and specific data for each of the 60 countries. Introductory chapters cover regional issues, including: a regional review with the year's trends, developments and key events' analysis of the threat of terrorism in the region; the effects of deflation on the economy; the water crisis and its impact on the poor; and the successes and failures of micro-credit in the region.;Comprehensive economic and business reports for each country include: political and economic surveys identifying the trends, developments, problems and solutions; country profiles, including information on economic sectors, political parties and systems, demographics and languages; key facts and analysis of vital statistics; business guide offering practical information for visitors to the country, including local contact addresses; key indicators setting out the country's key economic indicators between 1998 and 2003.Stock exchange The Taiwan Stock Exchange was opened to indirect foreign investment in 1984. ... Public holidays Fixed dates 1-2 Jan (New Year aamp; Founding Day of the Republic of China), 3 Jan (Bank Holiday), 29 Mar (Youth Day), 1 Jul (Bank Holiday), 28 Sep (Teachersa#39; ... Variable dates Chinese New Yeara#39;s Eve, Chinese New Year, Chia#39;ing Ming, Tuen Ng (Dragon Boat) Festival, Mid-Autumn Festival.
|Title||:||Asia and Pacific Review 2003/04|
|Publisher||:||Kogan Page Publishers - 2003|