Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2012: Pursuing Shared Prosperity in an Era of Turbulence and High Commodity Prices

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Despite the slowdown, Asia and the Pacific remains the fastest growing region globally. It also serves as an anchor of stability and has emerged as a growth pole for the world economy. South-South tra

Another key challenge for the Asia-Pacific region is volatile and high commodity prices, which are likely to become the "new normal" of the global economy. The commodity boom presents risks as well as

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Overview

Despite the slowdown, Asia and the Pacific remains the fastest growing region globally. It also serves as an anchor of stability and has emerged as a growth pole for the world economy. South-South tra

Another key challenge for the Asia-Pacific region is volatile and high commodity prices, which are likely to become the "new normal" of the global economy. The commodity boom presents risks as well as

The 2012 edition of the oldest and most comprehensive annual review of development in this vast, and diverse region, the Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific highlights critical challeng

Turbulence and volatility generate uncertainty. In these challenging times, Survey 2012 can serve as a important resource to achieve more resilient, inclusive and sustainable development for Asia and

Foreword iii01 Preface v01 Executive Summary vii01 Acknowledgements xv01 Explanatory notes xxv01 Abbreviations xxviii01 Sources of quotations xxx11 Chapter 1 Pursuing shared pros

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789211206449
  • Publisher: United Nations Publications
  • Publication date: 9/28/2012
  • Pages: 232
  • Product dimensions: 8.04 (w) x 10.39 (h) x 0.58 (d)

Table of Contents

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Second phase of crisis

Differentiated exposu

813 I

1113

1513

1713 Remittances bolstering res

2012 Growth outlook for 2012 2313 Asia-Pacific growth fo

2313 Downside risks - euro zon

2912 Key policy ch

3213 Managing the

3213 Coping with s

3813 Unemployment remains a concern fo

4213 Rising income and social inequalities 4

Mitigating risks from natural disasters 48

Rebalancing towards better-quality gro

4913 Development-friendly global economic environment and gov

5211 Chapter 2 Macroeconomic perfo

5713 Diverse performance of subregions 5

East and North-East Asia 5913 Resilient growth in 2011 amid gro

5913 Persistently high inflation poses challenge for policymakers 6113

Fiscal policy normalizes as private sect

6213 Monetary policy tightens to combat inflation

6313 Rise in trade moderates amid weakening global economic envir

6413 Capital inflows to the subregion negatively affected 6513 Currencies

6613 Future outloo

6712 North and Central Asia 7013 GDP growth b

7013

7

Key macroeconomic policy developments a

7313 Robust expor

7613 Future outlook and policy challe

7712 Pacific 8113 Pacific island developing e

8113 Rising infl

8313 Key macroeconomic policy responses

8513 Persistent current account deficits

Future o

8913 Australia and New Zealand: Economic g

9413 Inflation increased d

9513 Strong export performanc

9513 Fiscal consolidation aimed over the medium-term 9613

9613 Future outlook 9612 South and South-West Asia 9713

Growth moderates slightly but remains strong 9713 Infl

9913 Monetary and fisca

10113 Cu

10313 Future outlook and policy challe

10512 South-East Asia 10813 Growth

10813 Inflation becomes a greater concern in 2011 11213 Mo

11313

External positions remain strong despite export slowdown and volatile ca

11513 Future outlook and policy challe

12111 Chapter 3 Living with high commodity prices 12512 The com

12712 The main long-term driver 18412 Effects on terms of trade 18512 Im

14012 The

14513 The need for continuing man

1451

The need for balanced economic i

15013 Avoiding the na

15013 Coping with hi

15412 Adapti

16001 References

16701 Statistical annex 175

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