Asian Development Outlook 2002 Update

Publication | September 2002

The Asian Development Outlook 2002 Update features an assessment of recent global economic trends and the recent performance and prospects of developing Asia and the Pacific, and macroeconomic assessments, policy developments and economic outlook for the five subregions of developing Asia and the Pacific.

The 2002-2003 economic outlook for developing Asia and the Pacific has not changed significantly since the Asian Development Outlook 2002 was published in April 2002. However, East Asia, Southeast Asia, and Central Asia had a stronger than expected performance in the first half of 2002, while South Asia and the Pacific had weaker than expected performance.

The Asian Development Outlook 2002 Update features:

  • an assessment of recent global economic trends and the recent performance and prospects of developing Asia and the Pacific
  • macroeconomic assessments, policy developments and economic outlook for the five subregions of developing Asia and the Pacific

Contents 

  • Foreword, Acronyms and Abbreviations, and Definitions
  • Developing Asia and the World
  • East Asia
  • Southeast Asia
  • South Asia
  • Central Asia
  • The Pacific
  • Statistical Appendix