The East Asia and Pacific Economic Update is the World Bank’s comprehensive review of the region’s economies. It is published twice yearly and the latest Update will be released on Monday, October 5, in Singapore.
This report outlines the region’s growth prospects and policy challenges, both in the short and medium term, against the possibility of the U.S. raising interest rates and a moderate slowdown in China’s economy. Looking across East Asia as a whole, the report highlights key issues for the region that may impact its growth prospects. These include the investment climate, governance, and fiscal incentives. With regard to Southeast Asia, the report highlights the opportunities for governance and regulatory reforms that would improve the investment climate.
World Bank East Asia and Pacific Chief Economist Sudhir Shetty will discuss these and other trends, based on the latest data and analysis, at a seminar jointly organized by the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) - Yusof Ishak Institute.
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Venue: ISEAS Seminar Room 2
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