Emerging markets

The world’s fastest growing mobile market is about to slow sharply

Myanmar is the world's fastest mobile subscription market and the only market among the fastest growing not in Africa and…

Don’t look now but investor interest in emerging markets is back

There have been multiple signs this week that investor interest in emerging markets is back on. The latest is from…

Google is getting around South Africa’s high data prices — and that’s a good thing for the country’s telcos

Google has teamed up with South Africa mobile operator Vodacom to offer offline YouTube videos with the ambitious aim of…

China’s now a bigger pharma market than Japan and it’s still growing

In developed markets, especially the US, pharmaceutical companies are facing a period of uncertainty, with pricing and reimbursements concerns causing…

Urbanisation is driving global growth but there’s a big difference between cities in developed and emerging economies

By 2025 over 60 percent of the global population will live in urban areas. Urbanisation¬†is happening in both the developed…

What’s driving vaping in emerging markets?

In contrast to developed markets, where tobacco prices are higher and regulation more stringent, the low price of tobacco products…