Asia and Pacific

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  • Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India 2018

    Digitalisation can foster continued growth in Emerging Asia (the ten member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, China and India) over the medium term, according to the OECD Development Centre’s Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India 2018 (preliminary version).

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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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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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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.