Asia Pacific's advertising boom

The advertising market in Asia-Pacific is growing so fast that it is expected to become the first region to surpass North America in total advertising dollars spent by 2019. Analysts credit high-speed internet penetration, as well as heavy mobile and social media adoption — particularly in Southeast Asia — for the sharp increase.

Data: eMarketer; Note: 2018-19 values estimated; Chart: Andrew Witherspoon / Axios