The Conference Board uses cookies to improve our website, enhance your experience, and deliver relevant messages and offers about our products. Detailed information on the use of cookies on this site is provided in our cookie policy. For more information on how The Conference Board collects and uses personal data, please visit our privacy policy. By continuing to use this Site or by clicking "OK", you consent to the use of cookies. 

Global Economic Outlook 2017 Emerging Asia: Navigating through Economic Turbulence


November 2016 | Publication

Asia remains the fastest-growing region on the planet, but even this dynamic economy is slowing down. We project a relatively healthy 4.7 percent growth rate for Asia in 2017. This is almost double 2016’s dismal 3.6 percent, but still remains far more sluggish than the 7.2 percent growth rate of the past decade. What is slowing Asian growth? Lower external demand for Asian goods, for starters, and the inability to achieve sustainable growth after the explosive growth of the 1990s. Businesses operating in Asia can still find opportunities—if they take advantage of integration initiatives, and they prepare for uncertainty.

Explore our full portfolio on Global Economic Outlook 2017.


AUTHORS

DSC_2929 FINAL.jpg

Jing Sima-Friedman

Senior Economist
The Conference Board

ErickLundh.jpg

Erik Lundh

Senior Economist
The Conference Board

YuanGao.jpg

Yuan Gao

Senior Economist, China Center for Economics and Business
The Conference Board


Support Our Work

Support our nonpartisan, nonprofit research and insights which help leaders address societal challenges.

Donate

GLOBAL ECONOMIC OUTLOOK CONTENT

PUBLICATIONS

Our Experts

Ataman.jpg

Ataman Ozyildirim

Senior Director, Economics and Global Research Chair

IlariaMaselli.jpg

Ilaria Maselli

Senior Economist

YuanGao.jpg

Yuan Gao

Senior Economist, China Center for Economics and Business

ErickLundh.jpg

Erik Lundh

Senior Economist

DanaPeterson.jpg

Dana Peterson

Executive Vice President & Chief Economist

OTHER RELATED CONTENT

WEBCASTS

Window On

Window On

December 02, 2020

Economy Watch

Economy Watch

December 09, 2020