Asian Development Outlook 2006: Routes for Asia's Trades

Publication | April 2006

Growth in developing countries Asia in 2006 is expected to ease to 7.2% and to come down further to about 7% in 2007. As a result of policy efforts, growth is expected to soften a bit in the People’s Republic of China.

ADO 2006 provides an assessment of recent economic performance for 43 developing member countries, and projections for major macroeconomic indicators for 2006 and 2007. This year's ADO features a new format for country chapters, including an expanded graphical presentation of information. The outlook also reviews medium term (2006-2010) opportunities and constraints facing developing countries of Asia and the Pacific.