Asia-Pacific

Interview - McKinsey Quarterly

The digital reinvention of an Asian bank

– The CEO of DBS says it’s not enough to apply digital “lipstick.”

NO ORDINARY DISRUPTION

Book Excerpt - McKinsey Global Institute

The four global forces breaking all the trends

– The world economy’s operating system is being rewritten. In this exclusive excerpt from the new book No Ordinary Disruption, its authors explain the trends reshaping the world and why leaders must adjust to a new reality.

MORE INSIGHTS

Report

Meeting east Australia’s gas supply challenge

– Meeting east Australia’s projected gas demand requires choices to be made—and these will influence how the market will look... in 2030.
Article

Seizing the automation opportunity in the Philippines

– Almost half of the activities that people are paid to do can be automated using currently available technologies. Filipino innovators... can establish competitive advantage and reap superior rewards by selectively adopting these technologies.
Report

ASEAN Insights: Regional trends

– The ASEAN desk of our Global Economics Intelligence service which tracks and reports key macroeconomic indicators for major Southeast... Asian economies. Find out how to subscribe.
Report

Can inbound tourism fuel Japan’s economic growth?

– The country struggles to attract Western visitors, tourists focus on limited destinations, and capacity is already stretched.... Addressing these challenges could significantly boost the world’s third-largest economy.
Podcast

Digital innovation in Asia: What the world can learn

– Companies in the region are transforming their digital operations to great effect and building some of the world’s most successful... tech giants.
Article

Philippines: Broadband nation

– The Philippines can harvest the dividends of high-speed connectivity if private and public sector players join forces.
Article

Seeding growth in Philippine agriculture

– The Philippines has long been a major agricultural producer and is situated close to many future centers of demand. Yet, growth... within its agriculture sector has been sluggish. This article pinpoints several ways to boost growth.
Commentary

Urban consumers to watch in Southeast Asia

– Southeast Asia will see robust population growth across demographic groups where two-thirds of consumption growth to 2030 will... come from increased per capita spending, and the remaining one-third from population growth.
Report

Sustaining and accelerating the Philippines’ growth

– The Philippines has had impressive growth in recent years. Focusing on five crucial themes could help sustain and even accelerate... this success.
Report

Weathering the storm: Asia–Pacific Banking Review 2016

– Our annual report finds an industry facing challenges to maintain its growth, but significant opportunities remain.
Report

The role of natural gas in Australia’s future energy mix

– Natural gas can play a key role in Australia's energy system in 2030, as energy consumption increases off the back of both GDP... and population growth. In particular, opportunities are available for gas in the transport and power sectors with the potential to help meet demand at a lower cost, and with a reduced environmental footprint.