REGIONAL: Macroeconomic Data & Forecasts

January 2004
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Jan2004, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p8
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The article focuses on the economic scenario of South East Asian region as of January 2004. The South East Asian region is set to be one of the fastest growing areas of the world in the forecast period, underlying its recovery from the Asian financial crisis of 1997-98. The region's largest economy, Thailand, is set to drive growth in the area, and is forecasted by BMI to grow by 5.1% in both 2004 and 2005. Vietnam is however set to be the fastest, growing economy in the region, with growth rates forecast at 7.4% in 2004 and 7.6% in 2005.


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