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The Compass

Vision. Direction. Realisation.

The Compass is Deloitte Consulting Malaysia’s Strategy and Operations newsletter. Published quarterly, it features Deloitte’s latest thought leadership and research of interest along our six service lines.

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Private Healthcare Providers: The prognosis for growth

Deloitte Southeast Asia’s newest study has clearly demonstrated a positive causal relationship between increasing wealth of a country and the demand for more and better healthcare. Rapidly growing economies, increasing urbanisation and an aging population have been identified as possible factors for the significant growth in demand. According to the CEOs of a number of private healthcare providers in Southeast Asia, this correlation is clearly visible in the region.

Private Healthcare Providers: The prognosis for growthPrivate Healthcare Providers: The prognosis for growth

Priority on prevention rather than cure, better access to information and the aging nature of the population are just a few of the factors having a significant impact on the healthcare delivery system.

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Hidden Heroes: Emerging retail markets beyond China

When it comes to the promise of a rising middle class in emerging markets, the lion’s share of attention has for good reason been thrown upon China. Yet several other big, emerging markets offer great promise, and not only the other BRICs (Brazil, Russia, and India). These otherwise disparate countries have one thing in common: they are all on the radar screen of some of the world’s leading retailers; all are likely to play an important role in the further globalisation of retailing

Hidden Heroes

Hidden Heroes

In this report, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited and Planet Retail provide an overview of the opportunity regarding eight key emerging markets; Brazil, Colombia, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Russia, South Africa, Turkey, and Vietnam.

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Asia Pacific Economic Outlook - March 2011

Our monthly economic report on selected countries in the Asia Pacific by Deloitte Research’s economist Dr Ira Kalish. The March 2011 edition of the Asia Pacific Economic Outlook gives a near-term outlook for China, India, Indonesia and Singapore.

Asia Pacific Economic Outlook – March 2011Consistently high inflation threatens to derail government growth targets in many Asia Pacific countries. The good news is that domestic consumption and investment is expected to remain strong. Singapore, in particular, will reap the benefits of a booming tourism sector.

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