Asia and Pacific

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  • Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India 2017 Special Supplement

    Out now: the Special supplement of the Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India 2017 - August 2017 Update

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  • Launch of Revenue Statistics in Asian Countries 2017

    The fourth annual edition of Revenue Statistics in Asian Countries covers seven countries, including Kazakhstan for the first time. It shows that the tax-to-GDP ratio in all these countries are lower than the OECD average of 34.3% in 2015, which highlights that scope remains for increasing tax mobilisation, especially in Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Malaysia and the Philippines to achieve sustainable growth.

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  • Launch of the Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India 2017

    The Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India is a bi-annual publication on regional economic growth, development and regional integration in Emerging Asia. It focuses on the economic conditions of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member countries: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Viet Nam. It also addresses relevant economic issues in China and India to fully reflect economic developments in the region.

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The OECD Development Centre provides comparative information on Asian emerging and developing economies, discusses relevant policy issues for the region and Asian countries, elaborates structural policy performance indicators as well as medium-term projection frameworks, and organises policy dialogue meetings where international and regional organisations, such as ADB, AMRO and ASEAN Secretariat are invited.

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Economic Outlook for emerging Asia

 

Structural Policy Challenges by Country

 

Indicators for Measuring Asia

 
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Global Value Chains Initiative
 
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Analysis of current domestic and international pressures and forecasts of medium-term growth in the region.   Exploring medium-term challenges in Emerging Asian economies through structural policy country notes and cross-cutting issues, such as overcoming the middle-income trap.   New tools for comparing and understanding the performance of the Emerging Asian economies, including Revenue Statistics, narrowing development gaps indicators and measures of institutional capacity.