Saving and Expenditure in Asia/Pacific: Consumers' Priorities

December 2008

Abstract

Current global economic conditions are clearly uncertain and affect households across the world—including those in the Asia/Pacific region. While consumers tend to engage in “precautionary” saving in such tough economic times, they must also effectively manage their debts. This study provides an understanding of consumer spending and saving behaviors (along with the motivations underlying them) with research results from MasterCard Worldwide’s "Consumer Purchasing Priority Index."

 

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