AEIR 2018

Economic growth moderated to 0.7% saar in the fourth quarter of 2018 from 1.1% the previous quarter. Consumption contributed 2.3 percentage points, with new inventory contributing 0.7 of a percentage point. This was countered by a decline in fixed capital formation and net exports, which subtracted 1.7 percentage points. FocusEconomics panelists forecast 2.7% GDP growth in 2019 and 2.6% in 2020, bolstered by sustained expansion in commodity exports and a stronger business environment, backed by favorable financing conditions.

Source: Asian Development Outlook 2019, ADB.
Latest Month-Ago Year-Ago
Composite Stock Price Index 1 4.0 (Jul19)4.0 4.0
Broad Money Growth 2 4.1 (May19)4.1 4.4
Headline Inflation Rate 3 1.6 (Jun19)2.1 0.0
Industrial/ Manufacturing Production Growth Rate 3 1.2 (Mar19)4.8 0.0
Merchandise Export Growth 3 9.1 (Jun19)9.1 9.8
1 Monthly average, local index.
2 %.
3 y-o-y, %.
Source: Bloomberg LP; CEIC database.

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