Global Advantage

Global Advantage

   
      

Global Advantage

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Health Care

March 2017
Medtech has been a late bloomer in emerging markets, but as demand for health care in these regions increases, local medtech companies are positioned for success.
August 2016
Southeast Asia will generate $40 billion in pharmaceutical sales in 2020. MNCs need targeted strategies to create value in the region’s diverse emerging markets.
August 2016
Dissatisfaction with the public health care system is prompting many Chinese to consider alternatives. One answer is reimbursement insurance, likely to be a $60 billion market by 2020.

Financial Inclusion

April 2017
BCG’s new tool can help countries, financial institutions, and NGOs improve financial inclusion.
April 2017
Financial inclusion, which is linked to family prosperity, GDP growth, and reduced poverty rates, can help build a more promising future for South Africa.
Going Global
March 2017
The pricing methods that multinational corporations use at home don’t work well abroad. Companies must find a new way to price effectively in emerging markets.
June 2016
The economies of emerging markets may have paused, but their strongest companies have not. The global challengers are doing just fine.
February 2016
Many multinationals need to undertake a fundamental transformation in emerging markets. By starting with one local operation, they can develop a robust methodology for subsequent rollouts.

Sustainable Development

November 2016
Despite recent increases in its wealth and in the well-being of its people, Peru must make a greater effort to break out of the middle of the global pack.
Global Trade
November 2016
The global container-shipping industry faces stiffening headwinds. To survive, carriers must continue to drive change aimed at boosting performance. Six moves can help.

Global Hotspots

October 2016
Brazil may be in the midst of crisis, but it also has a population of more than 200 million and many local, regional, and sector-specific economies, each with its own defining characteristics, drivers, and trends.

Focus on Africa

September 2016
Africa is a great growth opportunity for private equity funds that can adapt to the continent’s evolving needs and consider new types of targets.
June 2016
BCG polled 11,127 consumers across 11 African countries to discover their attitudes, their budgeting and spending behaviors, and the effect of different income levels on what they buy.
May 2016
Consumer optimism in South Africa is holding up well considering the country's economic crisis. But that’s likely to change. Companies should act now to weather the downturn.
November 2015
A battle for leadership has erupted as local companies and multinationals vie for market share. In their daily skirmishes, both sides are learning.
Future of Globalization
July 2016
The division between the winners and the losers in global integration and technological progress is polarizing societies and threatening to derail growth. Business leaders need to act.
July 2016
Digitization and decentralization have changed everything. The market and the opportunities are still global, but the challenges are local—and more complex than ever.

Insurance & Financial Services

May 2016
In light of the power shift away from insurers in China, BCG asked 3,200 consumers what is essential in a life insurance or an auto insurance provider. Trust and simplicity top the list.