Economic performance in FY2017 (ended 30 June 2017) and FY2018 will remain strong despite major problems at two large hydropower projects. Geological complications limited the constructions of these two hydropower projects in FY2017 and FY2018 so that the anticipated positive impact was not fully realized. GDP growth projections are thus revised down for both years. Read more from Asian Development Outlook 2017 Update
Note: GDP growth rate forecasts for 2017 and 2018.