The 2012 edition of the Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific, the oldest and most comprehensive annual review of economic and social development in the region, analyses the short and medium-term challenges for the region and the outlook for the year ahead. The publication provides policy options for governments to overcome these challenges and maintain the pursuit of inclusive and sustainable development in Asia and the Pacific.
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 Asia-Pacific region has experienced a series of waves of capital flows.
• Capital flows are generally beneficial to recipient economies, but sudden increase and decrease of capital flows could also create important challenges for policy makers
• In order to mitigate these adverse effects of extreme capital flows, policymakers in the region have responded in a variety of ways.
List of presentations from Session 3b (Training on economic statistics in Asia and the Pacific) of the Third meeting of the Steering Group for the Regional Programme on Economic Statistics, Bangkok, 29-31 October 2013.
1. Main reform and capacity building of Economic Statistics in China
This presentation was given by Ms Wang Ping, Director, Statistical Standard Division, National Bureau of Statistics, China