Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2009

Date: August 2009
Type: Books
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Series: Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific
ISSN: 0116-3000 (print)

Description

The Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2009 is the flagship annual statistical data book of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). It presents the latest available economic, financial, social, environmental, and Millennium Development Goals (MDG) indicators for regional members of ADB. Data are grouped under MDG and Regional Tables. Nontechnical explanations and brief analyses of the MDG achievements and economic, financial, social, and environmental developments are included. The regional tables are largely based on a comprehensive set of country tables. The country tables are not available in printed form but are available in CD-ROM and through ADB’s website. The special chapter in Key Indicators 2009 “Enterprises in Asia: Fostering Dynamism in SMEs” looks at the impact of the current global economic crisis on small and medium-sized enterprises and discusses how to foster greater dynamism in SMEs once the crisis has played out.

This issue features:

  • Part I: A special chapter on “Enterprises in Asia: Fostering Dynamism in SMEs”
  • Part II: Millennium Development Goals
  • Part III: Regional Tables

Country tables, available only in CD-ROM and through ADB’s website carry a 19-year time-series data on:

  • population
  • price indexes
  • international reserves
  • labor force
  • money and banking
  • exchange rates
  • national accounts
  • government finance
  • external indebtedness
  • production
  • external trade
  • energy
  • balance of payments

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