Growth is still forecast to slow in 2017 from 3.2% in 2016, consistent with the forecast in the Asian Development Outlook 2017, as current growth drivers fade. In 2018, logging output is expected to decline further, but mining investment and exports are expected to increase, pushing up the growth projection. Construction on the Tina River Hydropower Project is also expected to boost investment and growth in 2018. Read more from Asian Development Outlook 2017 Update
Note: GDP growth rate forecasts for 2017 and 2018.