EY’s Europe attractiveness survey has been tracking these investment decisions since 2000. Investors’ strong enthusiasm for Europe comes against a backdrop of accelerating growth in both developed and emerging markets, and recovering global trade flows.
This Asia-Pacific (APAC) Insurance Chief Risk Officer (CRO) survey has been undertaken with the aim of gaining insights into the role that CROs and risk functions play among insurers, and the key priorities of CROs in the short and medium term.
The Republic of Panama is a highly privileged nation because of its geographic-strategic location. Panama is a transit country and a melting pot for different ethnic groups and cultures and a net exporter of merchandise and services. It represents the bridge between North- and South America and between the two big oceans, the Pacific and the Atlantic.
One might have thought that 2018 would be the quiet port in the storms of tax change, that have included the G20/OECD BEPS project, the focus of the European Union and the European Parliament on corporate taxation, and fundamental US tax reform, among others. But, as this Outlook shows the global tax environment looks to be as dynamic— and challenging — as before, with activity across almost all seas.
Our number one risk this year is digital effectiveness. While the concept of digital mining is not new, there is disconnect between the potential from digital transformation and the successful implementation of new technologies. We believe that digital transformation will be a critical enabler to address the sector’s productivity and margin challenges. Companies risk being left behind by their competition if they are not at the forefront of this.
In 2017, China outbound investment has entered into a steady adjustment period, but the investment structure continued to optimize in the midst of the tightened capital control, the rise of international trade protectionism and the complex global investment environment. On the other hand, the Belt and Road (B&R) development progressed smoothly while China’s mergers and acquisitions (M&As) in ASEAN countries reached a new high, which is expected to lead the way in B&R investment. In...
EY predicts that 2018 would be a significant year for the Belt and Road. The achievements reached during the first Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation will get further implemented, and the scope of international cooperation will continue to expand.