Asia-Pacific

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Asia on the move: Five trends shaping the Asia biopharmaceutical market

– Enthusiasm for the biopharmaceutical sector in Asia has been flat, due in part to China’s market-access blockade, Japan’s... spending controls, and deceleration in India and Southeast Asia. Recent changes have reignited interest in the region, with important implications for pharma executives.
Report - McKinsey Global Institute

The power of parity: Advancing women’s equality in Asia Pacific

– Advancing women’s equality in the countries of Asia Pacific could add $4.5 trillion to their collective annual GDP in 2025,... a 12 percent increase over the business-as-usual trajectory.
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The evolving role of medical affairs in Asia−Pacific: Three imperatives for pharmacos

– Medical affairs is poised for a broader, more strategic role. However, leaders will need to ramp up new types of capabilities... and talent to achieve this ambition.
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Reaching Asia’s digital banking customers

– Asia’s banking customers are migrating to digital channels in force. The challenge for the region’s banks is to deliver... superior digital experiences before competitors do.
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What’s next for Japan’s pharma market

– The president of Merck in Japan discusses how healthcare players in the country can capitalize on early detection rates and use... collaboration to drive innovation.
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How grocers can outperform in Vietnam: Standing tall in a crowded market

– Like many emerging markets, Vietnam presents major growth opportunities for modern trade grocers. As they look to expand their... shares in Vietnam, a decisive question remains: What is the recipe for profitable growth?
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The digital imperative for pharma companies in Japan

– Five facts showing that companies should invest in digital customer engagement in Japan.
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Advanced analytics: Poised to transform Asian companies

– Executives in Asia are increasingly aware of the tremendous impact that advanced analytics could have on their organization. Now... they must take concrete steps to adopt these technologies.
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Industry 4.0: Reinvigorating ASEAN manufacturing for the future

– New digital technologies can help Southeast Asian manufacturers reassert their place in the global landscape.
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Drivers of student performance: Asia insights

– An analysis of OECD PISA results from Asia highlights four findings on mindsets, teaching styles, technology, and early childhood... education.
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Japan at a crossroads: The 4G to 5G (r)evolution

– The country can leverage next-generation networks to boost industries, spur innovation, and regain technology leadership for a... prosperous telecom sector.