Asia Pacific Office Overview Q1 2017

Sigrid Zialcita

Sigrid Zialcita

Managing Director

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First quarter of 2017 has witnessed healthy economic activity across most markets in the region. Growth in China, at 6.9%, was better than the consensus forecasts on the back of govern- ment spending, pickup in industrial activity, and real estate. Likewise, Hong Kong’s growth was the highest in last six years. India has bucked the anticipated downtrend due to demonetization and is gearing up to roll out tax reforms later this year.