Asia Economic Monitor - December 2008

Publication | December 2008

The Asia Economic Monitor (AEM) is a semiannual review of emerging East Asia's growth and policy issues. It covers the 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations; People's Republic of China; Hong Kong, China; Republic of Korea; and Taipei,China. This issue includes a special chapter on the impact of the global financial crisis on emerging East Asia's financial systems.

Contents 

  • Recent Economic Performance
    • Growth and Inflation
    • Balance of Payments
    • Financial Markets and Exchange Rates
    • Monetary and Fiscal Policy
  • Economic Outlook for 2009, Risks and Policy Issues
    • External Economic Environment
    • Regional Economic Outlook for 2009
    • Risks to the Outlook
    • Policy Issues
  • Special Section
    • Global Economic Crisis: Impact and Challenges for Emerging East Asia's Financial Systems