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Increased global uncertainty is casting a shadow over the economic outlook of Southeast Asia, yet, according to this 2nd edition of the Southeast Asian Economic Outlook, the region will enjoy solid growth until 2016 and real gross domestic product is projected to grow at 5.6% per year on average.
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This paper studies sources of technological upgrading in China and India. What is striking about the impressive growth of China and (to a lesser degree) India is that they export products associated with a high productivity level that is much higher than a country at their income level. China’s export bundle has changed dramatically, diversifying into technology intensive products.
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Labour disputes have intensified in China in recent years, alongside the labour shortages and wage inflation, particularly since 2008 when several Chinese labour related laws were issued or updated. This paper describes basic situations of labour disputes and examines the determinants of labour disputes from macro and micro perspectives
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2011-2012 Southeast Asian Economic Outlook press release - English
Global uncertainties and natural disasters shed a negative light on the growth prospects of the region but compared with sluggish OECD economies, overall Southeast Asia will have a solid growth performance through 2016, says the OECD 2011/12 Southeast Asian Economic Outlook.
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2011-2012 Southeast Asian Economic Outlook press release - in Indonesian
The 2011/12 edition of the Southeast Asian Economic Outlook (SAEO) was launched in Jakarta on 29 November, 2011 at the occasion of the regional seminar on “The Economic Outlook and Policy Challenges of Southeast Asia”
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Asian growth will moderate in the coming months as global uncertainty casts a shadow over Asian economies with deterioration in business and consumer sentiments and a negative reaction in financial markets. Asian countries need to be vigilant of macroeconomic management.
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The Southeast Asian Economic Outlook 2011 (SAEO 2011) Seminar took place on 13 July 2011.
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ASEAN countries should play a more active role in the international standard-setting process for carbon labelling, and develop a consolidated approach that is part of ASEAN countries' environmental sustainability plans.