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 2014 Update: Asia in Global Value Chains
Asia remains the fastest growing region globally despite slower-than-expected growth in major industrial countries as key economies in the region move ahead with structural reforms.
Asian Development Outlook 2014 Supplement: Stable Growth Outlook for Developing Asia
Developing countries in Asia remain on track toward steady growth in 2014 despite slower-than-expected growth in the United States in the first quarter. In 2014, 6.2% growth is forecast and 6.4% in 2015.
Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2014: Fiscal Policy for Inclusive Growth
Developing countries in Asia will extend their steady economic growth in 2014 as higher demand from recovering advanced economies will be dampened somewhat by moderating growth in the People’s Republic of China.
Asian Development Outlook 2013 Supplement: Firming Industrial Economies to Support Asia’s Outlook
An improving growth outlook in Japan and the United States paired with stronger-than-expected performance in the People’s Republic of China support a steady growth outlook for developing countries in Asia.
Asian Development Outlook 2013 Update: Governance and Public Service Delivery
Softer than expected economic activity in the People’s Republic of China and India and jitters over the United States’ quantitative easing program will weigh on Asia and the Pacific’s growth prospects in the near term.
Asian Development Outlook 2013 Supplement: Softening Growth Prospects for Developing Asia
Continued tepid demand from the major industrial economies coupled with slower growth in the People's Republic of China are weighing on the outlook for developing countries in Asia.
Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2013: Asia's Energy Challenge
Rising private consumption and stronger intraregional trade will spur a pickup in growth in developing countries in Asia in 2013 and 2014, as economic activity in the United States and Europe remains in the doldrums.
Asian Development Outlook 2012 Supplement: Data is Mixed, but Asia Continues Steady Economic Growth
The surging economies of Southeast Asia have been a bright spot in an otherwise subdued 2012 growth performance in developing countries in Asia. The rest of the region should still pick up steam in 2013.
Asian Development Outlook 2012 Update: Services and Asia's Future Growth
The annual Asian Development Outlook, generally launched in April, presents an analysis of developing Asia’s recent economic performance plus its prospects for the next two years.
Asian Development Outlook 2012 Supplement: Sluggish Global Economy Weighs on Asia's Growth
Economic growth in developing countries in Asia moderated during the first half of 2012 as slower growth in the US and euro area reduced demand for the region's exports.