Launch of the Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2013
The Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific is the oldest and most comprehensive annual review of economic and social development in Asia and the Pacific. This flagship publication of ESCAP outlines policies to sustain dynamic growth and to make it inclusive such as boosting internal demand, enhancing connectivity to create a seamless and region-wide market, and building productive capacities in the least developed countries.
The Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2013 was released by Dr. Noeleen Heyzer, then Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of ESCAP, in Beijing, China on April 18. Simultaneous launches took place in 37 locations in Africa, the Americas, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.