ADB releases inflation forecast – Vietnam worst

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on October 2 released an update to its 2013 outlook for developing Asia, spanning 45 countries in Asia and the Pacific. In Southeast Asia, Vietnam is leading the pack (see table below).

INFLATION, pct   Actual             --Forecast--       
Subregion/
Economy         2012           2013                 2014     
                           -------------        --------------
                         Oct   July   April    Oct   July  April

CENTRAL ASIA    5.1      6.7    6.7    6.7     6.8    6.8    6.7
EAST ASIA       2.6      2.4    2.4    3.1     2.7    2.7    3.3
  China         2.6      2.5    2.5    3.2     2.7    2.7    3.5
SOUTH ASIA      7.9      6.7    6.7    7.4     7.0    6.9    7.1
  India         7.4      6.5    6.5    7.2     6.8    6.6    6.8
SOUTHEAST ASIA  3.9      4.7    4.3    4.2     4.3    4.2    4.1
  Indonesia     4.3      7.2    --     5.2     5.5     --    4.7
  Malaysia      1.7      2.2    --     2.2     3.0     --    3.0
  Philippines   3.2      3.0    --     3.6     3.5     --    3.8
  Singapore     4.5      3.2    --     3.8     3.0     --    3.0
  Thailand      3.0      2.6    --     3.2     2.9     --    3.1
  Vietnam       9.2      6.5    --     7.5     7.2     --    8.2
THE PACIFIC     4.3      5.7    5.7    6.1     6.0    5.9    6.3
________________________________________________________________

    AVERAGE     3.7      3.6    3.5    4.0     3.7    3.7    4.2

 



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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on October 2 released an update to its 2013 outlook for developing Asia, spanning 45 countries in Asia and the Pacific. In Southeast Asia, Vietnam is leading the pack (see table below). INFLATION, pct Actual --Forecast-- Subregion/ Economy 2012 2013 2014 ------------- -------------- Oct July April Oct July April CENTRAL ASIA 5.1 6.7 6.7 6.7 6.8 6.8 6.7 EAST ASIA 2.6 2.4 2.4 3.1 2.7 2.7 3.3 China 2.6 2.5 2.5 3.2 2.7 2.7 3.5 SOUTH ASIA 7.9 6.7 6.7 7.4 7.0 6.9 7.1 India 7.4 6.5 6.5 7.2 6.8 6.6 6.8 SOUTHEAST ASIA 3.9...

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on October 2 released an update to its 2013 outlook for developing Asia, spanning 45 countries in Asia and the Pacific. In Southeast Asia, Vietnam is leading the pack (see table below).

INFLATION, pct   Actual             --Forecast--       
Subregion/
Economy         2012           2013                 2014     
                           -------------        --------------
                         Oct   July   April    Oct   July  April

CENTRAL ASIA    5.1      6.7    6.7    6.7     6.8    6.8    6.7
EAST ASIA       2.6      2.4    2.4    3.1     2.7    2.7    3.3
  China         2.6      2.5    2.5    3.2     2.7    2.7    3.5
SOUTH ASIA      7.9      6.7    6.7    7.4     7.0    6.9    7.1
  India         7.4      6.5    6.5    7.2     6.8    6.6    6.8
SOUTHEAST ASIA  3.9      4.7    4.3    4.2     4.3    4.2    4.1
  Indonesia     4.3      7.2    --     5.2     5.5     --    4.7
  Malaysia      1.7      2.2    --     2.2     3.0     --    3.0
  Philippines   3.2      3.0    --     3.6     3.5     --    3.8
  Singapore     4.5      3.2    --     3.8     3.0     --    3.0
  Thailand      3.0      2.6    --     3.2     2.9     --    3.1
  Vietnam       9.2      6.5    --     7.5     7.2     --    8.2
THE PACIFIC     4.3      5.7    5.7    6.1     6.0    5.9    6.3
________________________________________________________________

    AVERAGE     3.7      3.6    3.5    4.0     3.7    3.7    4.2

 



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