Blogs on East Asia
Published on Monday, 03 June 2019
Small Pacific economies are particularly vulnerable to the impacts of disasters on economic growth. Special support systems need to be in place to help them respond.
Published on Wednesday, 02 August 2017
Reinforcing the regional trade-FDI nexus is imperative to promote sustained high and inclusive growth in developing Asia.
Published on Friday, 31 March 2017
The agenda will help SASEC countries take the partnership to the next level.
Published on Tuesday, 23 February 2016
Only history will tell us if the North Korean industrial complex was a missed SEZ opportunity, or the time was not yet ripe.
Published on Wednesday, 17 February 2016
East Asia’s rich experience in global production networks offers valuable lessons for industrial latecomers.
Published on Tuesday, 15 December 2015
As wages and other business costs increase in East Asia, there is an incentive for some supply chains in food processing and garments to shift to Africa.
Published on Friday, 17 July 2015
After years of smooth sailing through calm market conditions, bond markets in East Asia are navigating through stormier weather. ADB data released this week shows that weaker growth in the US and the PRC has weighed down overall regional growth.
Published on Wednesday, 09 January 2013
Students from developed East Asia are leading the world in math and science according to just-published results of exams delivered to 600,000 fourth grade students in more than 60 countries and territories including many OECD members.