Our Five Major Risks Revisited

July 2010
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Jul2010, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p8
Country Report
The article provides an overview on the five major risks that may hinder the economic recovery in Southeast Asia in 2010-2011. The risks include China's hard landing, political crisis in Thailand, meltdown in the mortgage market in Australia, debt overload in Japan, and real estate bubbles in Asia. It projects the 8.8% and 7.5% increase of gross domestic product (GDP) in China in 2010 and 2011, respectively. It expects that Japanese yen will be as high as the U.S. dollars.


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