Asian Development Outlook 2000 Update

Publication | September 2000

After the V-shaped economic recovery in 1999, developing countries in Asia and the Pacific consolidated their gains with sustained gross domestic product growth in the first half of 2000.

Following the Asian financial crisis, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has been monitoring the economies of its developing member countries closely and more frequently. This Asian Development Outlook 2000 Update reviews developments that took place in the first half of 2000.


  • Foreword
  • Acronyms and Abbreviations
  • The World Economy, Developing Asia and the Pacific
    • Newly Industrialized Economies
      • Hong Kong, China
      • Republic of Korea
      • Singapore
      • Taipei,China
      • People's Republic of China
    • Central Asian Republics
    • Southeast Asia
      • Indonesia
      • Malaysia
      • Philippines
      • Thailand
      • Viet Nam
    • South Asia
      • Bangladesh
      • India
      • Pakistan
    • The Pacific
      • Papua New Guinea
      • Pacific Island Developing Member Countries
  • IT and Development: Prospects and Policies
  • Summary Tables
  • Statistical Notes