Asia in focus

Print edition : January 03, 2020

A worker packs bottles of soybean oil made from soybeans imported from the United States in Qufu, Shandong province, China. The success stories of South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, China and Vietnam in industrialisation illustrate how firms could realise economies of scale, vertical diversification and technological upgradation through government intervention. Photo: REUTERS

A cargo ship berthed at the Tanjong Pagar Container Terminal at the port of Singapore. Merchandise exports, as a percentage of GDP, were high for Malaysia and Singapore even in 1970. Photo: Bloomberg

The book will enable the reader to understand the socio-economic transformation of Asia in the past 50 years.
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