Asia Economic Monitor - December 2004

Date: December 2004
Type: Reports
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Series: Asian Economic Integration Monitor

Description

The Asia Economic Monitor (AEM) is a semiannual review of emerging East Asia's growth, financial and corporate sector restructuring, and emerging policy issues. It covers the 10 Association of Southeast Asian Nations member countries plus the People's Republic of China and the Republic of Korea. The key message of the December 2004 issue is that despite high oil prices and some loss of momentum, East Asia`s growth in 2004 is likely to be the highest since the 1997 financial crisis.

Contents

  • Recent Economic Performance
    • Real Sector Developments
    • Financial Markets
    • Monetary and Fiscal Policies
  • Financial Restructuring and Prudential Indicators
    • Nonperforming Loans, Capital Adequacy and Bank Profitability
    • Asset Resolution by Asset Management Companies
    • Banking Sector Divestment and Consolidation
    • Voluntary Corporate Workouts
    • Financial and Corporate Reforms
    • Prudential Indicators
  • Economic Outlook, Risks and Policy Issues
    • External Economic Environment
    • Regional Economic Outlook
    • Individual Country Outlook
    • Risks and Policy Issues