Asia Pacific Economic overview

November 2017

The economic outlook has improved for some of the region’s largest economies.

China’s GDP is forecast to grow by around 6.7% this year. This is the same level as last year and higher than a previous forecast of 6.5%. China’s economy is expected to expand by 6.4% next year, up from a previous forecast of 6.2%. Improved demand for exports is helping to boost the country’s economic outlook. Chinese gas demand has continued to boom in recent months, and the government’s push to switch from coal...

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