Tag Archives: Asia and the Pacific

Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific 2012

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) has just published the “Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific 2012”. According to the study Asia and the Pacific has made impressive gains in improving the living conditions of its people and promoting economic growth. However the regions faces wide development …
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IMF Regional Economic Outlook: Asia and Pacific

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has just launched its latest Regional Economic Outlook (REO) for Asia and the Pacific, “Consolidating the Recovery and Building Sustainable Growth”. The expansion in Asia exceeded expectations in the first half of the year. China and India are leading the way with projected 2010 growth rates of 10.5 percent and …
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Financing an Inclusive and Green Future

The UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) has just published the report, “Financing an Inclusive and Green Future: a Supportive Financial System and Green Growth for Achieving the Millennium Development Goals in Asia and the Pacific”. The study considers the challenges the region faces in achieving the Millennium Development Goals …
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Financing an Inclusive and Green Future

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) has just published, “Financing an Inclusive and Green Future”. The report considers the challenges that the Asia Pacific region faces in achieving its Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). It also shows how Asia and the Pacific can take the lead in developing a …
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Energy Outlook for Asia and the Pacific

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has just launched the Energy Outlook for Asia and the Pacific. The report includes estimates and forecasts of: -the future demand for energy, -supply options to 2030 for a business-as-usual scenario, -investment requirements for meeting this demand, and -the resulting CO2 emissions potential associated with increasing energy demand. Energy demand …
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Asian Development Outlook 2009 Update

The Update to the Asian Development Bank’s annual economic publication, Asian Development Outlook 2009, released today, forecasts economic expansion in developing Asia to come in at 3.9%, up slightly from the March forecast of 3.4% when the ADO 2009 was released. The growth projection for 2010 is likewise upgraded to 6.4% from 6.0% in March. …
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