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.The
update of the Outlook comprises three main parts, each highlighting a particular dimension
of recent economic developments in the region. The first part presents the regional
economic monitor, depicting the economic outlook and macroeconomic challenges
in the region. The second and third parts consist of special thematic chapters addressing
a major issue facing the region. This update focuses on smart cities, discussing in
particular smart city strategies and urban environmental risks.