Asian Development Outlook (ADO) Series
The Asian Development Outlook analyzes economic and development issues in developing countries in Asia. This includes forecasting the inflation and gross domestic product growth rates of countries throughout the region, including the People’s Republic of China and India.
Asian Development Outlook 2019 Supplement: Outlook Steady Even as Trade Tensions Persist
Growth in Developing Asia is projected to expand by 5.7% in 2019 despite the trade conflict between the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and the United States (US).
Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2019: Strengthening Disaster Resilience
The ADO 2019 provides economic analysis and growth projections for 45 economies in Asia and the Pacific. Its theme chapter analyzes trends in disaster impacts and suggests policies to strengthen disaster resilience.
Asian Development Outlook 2018 Supplement: The Outlook Firms as Trade Conflict Pauses
Backed by robust domestic demand, developing Asia continues to weather external headwinds.
Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2018 Update: Maintaining Stability Amid Heightened Uncertainty
Developing Asia's gross domestic product is forecast to expand by 6.0% in 2018 and 5.8% in 2019. Consumer prices for 2018 and 2019 are projected to rise by 2.8%.
Asian Development Outlook 2018 Supplement: The Outlook Remains Stable
Developing Asia is seen to maintain growth projections at 6.0% for 2018 and 5.9% for 2019. However rise in protectionist trade measures from other countries poses a clear downside risk to the region’s outlook.
Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2018: How Technology Affects Jobs
The theme chapter of this year’s ADO explores technology and jobs. While new technologies will displace certain types of jobs, rising demand and higher output will create jobs, and new occupations and industries will emerge.
Asian Development Outlook (ADO) Supplement: A Firmer Growth Outlook for Asia
The growth outlook for developing Asia this year is upgraded to 6.0%, or 0.1 percentage points higher than the rate envisaged in September in Asian Development Outlook 2017 Update.
Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2017 Update: Sustaining Development Through Public-Private Partnership
Developing Asia is forecast to expand by 5.9% in 2017 and 5.8% in 2018, a slight upgrade from projections in Asian Development Outlook 2017.
Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2017 Supplement: Cautious Optimism for Asia's Outlook
With export demand stronger than expected in the first quarter of 2017, the region’s GDP is forecast to expand somewhat faster than forecast in April in Asian Development Outlook 2017.
Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2017: Transcending the Middle-Income Challenge
Developing Asia has continued to perform well, even as recovery in the major industrial economies remains weak. The region is forecast to expand by 5.7% in 2017 and 2018, nearly the 5.8% growth achieved in 2016.