Asia Pacific

The Asian continent is home to 60% of the world’s population, with more than 4.5 billion people living in 49 different nations. It is the fastest growing economic region in the world, with an accumulated US$4 trillion of foreign exchange reserves. The huge markets of China and India offer unparalleled opportunities, as do the smaller – but expanding – economies of Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Thailand and Pakistan. Manufacturing, hi-tech, financial services and biotechnology are all huge growth areas in the region, and present incredible opportunities to investors and businesses alike. 

Countries in Asia Pacific

Wealth is most highly concentrated in China, Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea, Singapore, and Taiwan, as well as in the oil-rich countries of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman and Kuwait. South Korea and Taiwan, along with many other Asian countries, have sophisticated heavy-industry and electrical manufacturing industries. Hong Kong has a huge financial industry, whilst the fast-growing economies of China and India offer a wealth of opportunity in manufacturing, commodities, outsourcing and computer software, respectively. 

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China

Discover why the emerging economy of China is an ideal investment avenue and learn about the best and safest investment options.

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Australia

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Russian Federation

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The Asian continent is home to 60% of the world’s population, with more than 4.5 billion people living in 49 different nations.

Companies Investing in Asia Pacific

Many funds are turning their attention to Asia-Pacific, believing the time is ripe to invest in its rapidly growing economy. GDP in the overall region rose by 5% in 2017, and the expected outlook for 2018 is rosy. Industry in particular is a greatly developing field. Investors will also want to concentrate on Japan, as the Nikkei Stock Average is rising fast and the Japanese economy is enjoying a period of strength. China presents great opportunities as well, as the Chinese government announce plans to focus on growth over the next three years.

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Sequoia Capital India

Sequoia Capital India is a venture capital company located in Delhi, India. Find out about the company’s investments.

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Shandong Ruyi Technology Group

Shandong Ruyi Technology Group Co. Ltd

Read about the Chinese clothing and textile giant Ruyi Technology Group Co. Ltd and discover more about its operations around the world and in Europe.

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Mizuho Capital

Novastar Ventures is a Kenyan VC company focused on backing African ventures with a positive social impact.

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Innoven Capital

InnoVen Capital

Read about InnoVen Capital, the top venture lending firm in India. Find out how it started, where it operates from and learn more about its significant investments.

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Pix Vine Capital

Pix Vine Capital

Read about Pix Vine Capital, an investment firm located in Singapore with interests in the technology field. Find out about its ventures in Asia and plans to expand abroad.

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DMG Mori Seiki Co.

Read about the Japanese tool manufacturing company DMG Mori Seiki Co. and discover how it became the first international tool manufacturing company to become a ‘Russian manufacturer’.

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Venture Capital Bank (VCBank)

Find out more about the history, operations, and investments of Venture Capital Bank , the first Islamic investment bank in the GCC.

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Far East Ventures

Far East Ventures

Discover more about the all-sector venture capital company Far East Ventures. Read about its geographic presence and learn more about its major investments.

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Kickstart Ventures

Kickstart Ventures

Read about Kickstart Ventures, a venture capital company located in the Philippines. Find out more about its history and discover its significant investments.

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Many funds are turning their attention to Asia-Pacific, believing the time is ripe to invest in its rapidly growing economy.

Investors with Interest in Asia Pacific

Investors with interest in Asia Pacific are spoiled for choice, as it offers so much opportunity. Its three biggest sectors are natural resources, manufacturing and software. Natural resources abound in the former Soviet Union, which is rich in metals like gold, iron and lead. Saudi Arabia, Iraq, and Kuwait are rich in oil reserves. The manufacturing sector is strongest in East Asia – particularly in manufacturing of cheap, low-value goods and sophisticated, high-tech products. India has emerged as one of the world’s largest exporters of software and information technology services. With so much choice, the region truly offers something for everyone. 

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Miroslava Duma

Miroslava Duma is a fashion entrepreneur from Russia. Find out more about Duma’s early life and career and read about her most significant investments.

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Rajan Anandan

Rajan Anandan

Read about Rajan Anandan, an Indian investor, and technology specialist. Find out more about Anandan’s investments and his other roles and responsibilities with a range of industry giants.

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Bob Xu

Bob Xu

Read about Bob Xu, a Chinese angel investor and founder of ZhenFund, one of China’s leading investment companies. Find out more about Xu’s various accolades and read about his significant investments.

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Mazen Al-Sawwaf

Mazen Al Sawwaf

Mazen Al-Sawwaf is a Saudi Arabian businessman with investments throughout Europe and Africa, and developing interests in the United States. Read about Mazen Al-Sawwaf and learn more about his life and his various business interests and investments across the world.

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Sergey Ashin

Read about Sergey Ashin, a Russian businessman and the CEO and Managing Partner of Chefmarket.ru, a company that delivers meal kits to subscribers.

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Justin Hall

Read about Bob Xu, a Chinese angel investor and founder of ZhenFund, one of China’s leading investment companies. Find out more about Xu’s various accolades and read about his significant investments.

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Lev Binzumovich Leviev,

Lev Binzumovich Leviev

Lev Binzumovich Leviev is an Israeli/Russian investor and entrepreneur with a net worth of over US$200 million. Read about Leviev’s early life and career and find out more about his investments.

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Gideon Tadmor

Gideon Tadmor

Read about Gideon Tadmor, co-founder and chairman of Navitas Petroleum. Discover more about the role he has played in the oil and gas industry in Israel, America and Turkey.

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James Hare

James Hare

James Hare is a Singapore-based entrepreneur and angel investor. Read about his early years and how his work took him across the globe. Find out more about Hare’s major investments.

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Investors with interest in Asia Pacific are spoiled for choice, as it offers so much opportunity. Its three biggest sectors are natural resources, manufacturing and software.

Featured Stories from Asia Pacific

Read our featured stories from around Asia Pacific, and discover the latest investment developments and trends that may help shape your view of the region.

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Asia Leads Top Five Investment Mega Trends of 2020 to 2025

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Sustainable Investments on the Rise in Asia

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