Greater Mekong Subregion Statistics on Growth, Infrastructure, and Trade

Institutional Document | August 2016

This document provides a snapshot of the GMS subregion's performance from 1992-2014, highlighting growth in output and merchandise trade, developments in ICT, and trends in subregional integration.

The document builds on the first edition, with improved quantity and quality of data. The booklet begins with highlights—a snapshot of the subregion’s performance from 1992 to 2014—growth in output and merchandise trade, developments in information and communication technology, and trends in subregional integration. The five chapters feature macroeconomic data; connectivity indicators in transport, global shipping, and information and communication technology; indicators for transport, trade structure in merchandise and services; and indicators in logistics performance, doing business, competitiveness, trade costs, and trade facilitation. This collection of data is the basis for developing and populating an online statistical database to be integrated into the GMS website.

Contents 

  • Foreword
  • Greater Mekong Subregion Highlights
  • Key Macroeconomic Indicators
  • Infrastructure
  • Structure of Merchandise and Services Trade
  • Logistics Profile and Trade Facilitation
  • Cost of Doing Business
  • References