Development Centre

Media Advisory: Launch of the Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India 2020


Launch of the Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India 2020

November 2nd 2019 at 10:00 A.M Thailand time


The OECD Development Centre will publish the preliminary version of its bi-annual Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India on the 2nd of November 2019, on the occasion of the ASEAN Business and Investment Summit 2019. The report analyses Emerging Asia’s economic outlook in the short and medium terms and assesses its macroeconomic challenges, including trade tensions and natural disaster risks. It also includes structural policy country notes for each of the ten ASEAN countries as well as China and India. This year’s special theme focuses on “Rethinking Education for the Digital Era”.

The Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India 2020 is produced by the OECD Development Centre.

The High-Level launch will be attended by the following personalities:


  • Gabriela Ramos, OECD Chief of Staff and Sherpa to the G20
  • Hidetoshi Nishimura, President of  the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA)
  • Justin Wood, Head of Regional Agendas – Asia Pacific of WEF
  • Nobuhiko Sasaki, Chairman and CEO of the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)


Access the full programme of the Summit:

Requests for a copy of the report under embargo or for interviews should be directed to Bochra Kriout, (; T: +33 (0) 145 24 82 96) at the OECD Development Centre.

Journalists requesting an electronic version in advance of the release agree to respect OECD embargo conditions.


Please note: The OECD's embargo rules prohibit any broadcast, news wire service or Internet transmission of text or information about this report before the stated release time. They also prohibit any communication of the contents of the report or any comment on its forecasts or conclusions to any outside party whatsoever before the stated release time. News organisations receiving OECD material under embargo have been informed that if they breach the OECD's embargo rules they will automatically be excluded from receiving embargoed information in the future.


This Outlook received support from the governments of Japan, Korea and Switzerland, and the European Union


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