Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India 2020 – Update: Meeting the Challenges of COVID-19

Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India 2020 – Update: Meeting the Challenges of COVID-19
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), (2020)

The Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India is a bi-annual publication on regional economic growth, development and regional integration in Emerging Asia. It focuses on the economic conditions of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member countries: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Viet Nam. It also addresses relevant economic issues in China and India to fully reflect economic developments in the region.
The update of the Outlook comprises three main parts, each highlighting a particular dimension of recent economic developments in the region. The first part presents the regional economic monitor, depicting the economic outlook and macroeconomic challenges in the region. The second and third parts consist of special thematic chapters addressing major issues facing the region. The second chapter of this update focuses on the Covid-19 outbreak, discussing in particular the socio-economic impacts of the pandemic. An analysis of the quality of education in the region is discussed in the third chapter.
The OECD’s Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India 2020–Update describes the impact of the crisis on the economies of the region. In addition to the near-term regional economic outlook, it presents policy priorities for coping with the crisis, with a focus on digitalisation, tourism, healthcare and regional co-operation. It also examines the need to boost education quality in Emerging Asia.
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