In this economic update by the World Bank you can read about the following key findings:

  • Growth in developing EAP economies is projected to decelerate in the near term.
  • Growth in the region’s other large economies has also moderated.
  • Growth in the smaller economies in the region ticked up in the first half of 2019.
  • Exports growth declined sharply amid weakening global demand.
  • Regional growth decelerated in the first half of 2019.
  • As growth moderates, the pace of poverty reduction is also slowing.
  • Downside risks to the region’s growth prospects have intensified.

Read the summary here.

Download the full report here.