Asia Economic Monitor - April 2002

Date: April 2002
Type: Reports
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Series: Asian Economic Integration Monitor

Description

The Asia Economic Monitor (AEM) is a quarterly review of East Asia's growth and recovery, financial and corporate sector reforms, and social developments. It covers the 10 Association of Southeast Asian Nations member countries plus the People's Republic of China and Republic of Korea. The analysis is supported by high-frequency indicators compiled from the ARIC Indicators section of the Asian Development Bank's Asia Recovery Information Center website (http://aric.adb.org).

Contents

  • Introduction
  • Growth and Recovery in 2001
    • Real Sector Developments
    • Asset Market Developments
  • Fiscal and Monetary Policies
  • Financial and Corporate Restructuring
  • Prospects for East Asia's Growth and Recovery
    • External Economic Environment
    • Regional Economic Outlook
  • Risks to Regional Growth and Recovery
    • External Risks
    • Domestic Risks
  • East Asia's Policy Challenges