Asia Economic Monitor - July 2007

Date: July 2007
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 vulnerability, and emerging 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.

The July AEM includes theme chapters on managing capital inflows in emerging East Asia and on the region's banking systems 10 years after the crisis. AEM says emerging East Asian economies will continue strong growth in 2007 and 2008.

Contents

  • Economic Performance in the First Half of 2007
    • GDP Growth
    • Inflation
    • Balance of Payments
    • Financial Markets and Exchange Rates
    • Monetary and Fiscal Policy
  • Assessment of Financial Vulnerability
  • Outlook, Risks and Policy Issues
    • External Economic Environment
    • Regional Economic Outlook for 2007–2008
    • Risks to the Outlook
    • Policy Issues
  • Theme Chapters
    • Policy Options for Managing Capital Inflows in Emerging East Asia
    • Emerging East Asian Banking Systems - Ten Years after the Crisis