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Asian Economic Integration Reports

The Asian Economic Integration Report reviews the progress of Asian governments’ efforts to integrate their economies and improve cooperation on a variety of levels. The Asian Economic Integration Report is produced annually, and continues the work of the Asian Economic Integration Monitor starting 2015.

  • October 2017

    Asian Economic Integration Report 2017

    Asia and the Pacific is leading a recovery in world trade amid the continued uncertainty surrounding the global trade policy environment.
  • December 2016

    Asian Economic Integration Report 2016

    With the continued anemic global economic recovery, trade growth in Asia and the Pacific decelerated in 2015, falling further behind growth in gross domestic product.
  • December 2015

    Asian Economic Integration Report 2015: How Can Special Economic Zones Catalyze Economic Development?

    Economic zones have played a key role in economic development in many Asian economies and can be catalysts for economic development, provided the right business environment and policies are put in place.
  • November 2014

    Asian Economic Integration Monitor – November 2014

    Slowing demand from advanced economies accentuates the need for Asia to rebalance its sources of growth more toward domestic and regional demand. Cross-border trade flows and investment bolstered Asia’s economic integration.
  • April 2014

    Asian Economic Integration Monitor - April 2014

    The Asian Economic Integration Monitor is a semiannual review of Asia’s regional economic cooperation and integration. It covers the 48 regional members of the Asian Development Bank. The April 2014 issue includes Theme Chapter: Insuring against Asia’s Natural Catastrophes. Highlights This issue of the Asian Economic Integration Monitor includes the following highlights:
  • October 2013

    Asian Economic Integration Monitor - October 2013

    Developing Asia’s growth will likely slow slightly this year before picking up next year. While there is mixed progress in regional cooperation in Asia, most subregions show growing intra-Asian links in trade, finance, and tourism.
  • March 2013

    Asian Economic Integration Monitor - March 2013

    Regional integration progressed as the 2008/09 global financial and eurozone debt crises brought greater cooperation to Asia. Yet, deepening collaboration and coordination will likely be more challenging.
  • July 2012

    Asian Economic Integration Monitor - July 2012

    The Asian Economic Integration Monitor is a semiannual review of Asia's regional economic cooperation and integration. It covers 48 regional member countries of the Asian Development Bank. This issue includes a special section-Regional Integration: A Balanced View.
  • December 2011

    Asia Economic Monitor - December 2011

    The Asia Economic Monitor is a semiannual review of emerging East Asia's growth and policy issues. It covers the 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations; the People's Republic of China; Hong Kong, China; Republic of Korea; and Taipei,China. This issue includes a special section: Can East Asia Weather Another Global Economic Crisis?
  • July 2011

    Asia Economic Monitor - July 2011

    The Asia Economic Monitor (AEM) is a semiannual review of emerging East Asia's growth aand policy issues. It covers the 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations; People's Republic of China; Hong Kong, China; Republic of Korea; and Taipei,China. This issue includes a special section on managing commodity price volatility and inflation in emerging East Asia.

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