José I. Duarte

Opinion

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OPINION – The missing half

For the Macau economy, the second quarter of 2020 was the most brutal one most...

OPINION – Tale of two economies

Few will question the idea that the Macau economy is a case on its own....

OPINION – Numbers, numbers

Statistics are a feature of modern times. In many branches of human endeavour, we came...

OPINION – Works of August

It was not the big shock of the summer (or the silly season, if you...

OPINION – August winds

There is a long tradition in the media about this period of the year. As...

OPINION – Summer accountings

Macau's economy had a disastrous first semester last year. By summer, it started a protracted...

OPINION – Shopping moods

Every month, our statistical department inquires firms in various sectors about their business prospects. Broadly,...

OPINION – Macau advantage

Macau is best characterized as a small enclave economy with a (very) strong specialization. That...

OPINION – Physical indicators

The most used indicator to measure the size and growth of an economy is Gross...

OPINION – Jab Economics

The highest share of public income, by a wide margin, comes from the gaming concessions....

OPINION – Slow drive

The Labour Day week - particularly the holiday weekend - brought Macau the highest number...

OPINION – Q1 impressions

Just before this magazine went to press, Gross Domestic Product statistics for the first quarter...

OPINION-Trade signs

The first months of the year brought a hint of optimism that we could detect...

OPINION – Recovery focus

The worst time for casino revenues (and almost everything else) was between April and September...

OPINION – Allegro ma non troppo

The Financial Services Bureau (DSF) website displays information on the budget's central account monthly execution....

OPINION – Outflows

Demographic changes are often overlooked in societies' evolution. Yet, they are among the most stubborn...

OPINION – Data matters

Employment data are slowly signalling a rise in the unemployment rate. The first quarter of...

OPINION – Taking off

Macau Business | May 2021  According to the usual...

OPINION – Budget revived

The Legislative Assembly has just approved this year's first Budget revision. The proposal was fast-tracked...

OPINION – Concrete market

There has been discussion around town about real estate prices coming down in the wake...
José I. Duarte

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【時事評論】消失的另一半

2020 年第二季度的經濟表現是大多數澳門居民記憶中少有的寒冬——比所有人的想像都要糟糕。城市經濟直至2020年下半年才開始回溫,公衆對今年經濟寄予厚望。然而,2021年首季的城市生產總值數據尚未能令人放下心頭大石。一如預期,人們對第二季度的表現充滿了期盼。

OPINION – Measurement matters

It is not uncommon that the effects of economic contractions take some time to be...

OPINION – The missing half

For the Macau economy, the second quarter of 2020 was the most brutal one most...

OPINION – Tale of two economies

Few will question the idea that the Macau economy is a case on its own....

OPINION – Numbers, numbers

Statistics are a feature of modern times. In many branches of human endeavour, we came...

OPINION – Works of August

It was not the big shock of the summer (or the silly season, if you...

OPINION – August winds

There is a long tradition in the media about this period of the year. As...

OPINION – Summer accountings

Macau's economy had a disastrous first semester last year. By summer, it started a protracted...

OPINION – Shopping moods

Every month, our statistical department inquires firms in various sectors about their business prospects. Broadly,...

OPINION – Macau advantage

Macau is best characterized as a small enclave economy with a (very) strong specialization. That...

OPINION – Physical indicators

The most used indicator to measure the size and growth of an economy is Gross...

OPINION – Jab Economics

The highest share of public income, by a wide margin, comes from the gaming concessions....

OPINION – Slow drive

The Labour Day week - particularly the holiday weekend - brought Macau the highest number...

OPINION – Q1 impressions

Just before this magazine went to press, Gross Domestic Product statistics for the first quarter...

OPINION-Trade signs

The first months of the year brought a hint of optimism that we could detect...

OPINION – Recovery focus

The worst time for casino revenues (and almost everything else) was between April and September...

OPINION – Allegro ma non troppo

The Financial Services Bureau (DSF) website displays information on the budget's central account monthly execution....

OPINION – Outflows

Demographic changes are often overlooked in societies' evolution. Yet, they are among the most stubborn...

OPINION – Data matters

Employment data are slowly signalling a rise in the unemployment rate. The first quarter of...

OPINION – Taking off

Macau Business | May 2021  According to the usual...