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Analysis of the Asia Pacific region has revealed a mixed outlook for countries, with Chinese equipment and auto finance growth forecast to grow by up to 20% compared to Korea where volume fell by 9% in 2016.
But political and economic headwinds affect the region. There are escalating tensions over North Korea and the decision by the US to end its involvement in the Asia Pacific Trade Agreement at the start of 2017, in particular, may jeopardise smaller economies.
The two biggest economies in the region, China and India, appear to have the size and momentum to withstand whatever happens on the world stage, and both hold enticing prospects for asset finance companies.