Asian Country Factsheets

Cambodia

Cambodia has experienced rapid economic growth recently. The Kingdom has been one of the world’s fastest-growing economies over the past fif...

China

In 2015, China experienced its lowest economic growth rate in more than a quarter century with real GDP growth decelerating to 6.9 percent. ...

Hong-Kong

Hong Kong is a “Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China” (PRC). Since its reversion to Chinese sovereignty in 1997, ...

India

India, the largest democracy in the world, is a fast-growing economy well on its way to being one of the major global players of the 21st ce...

Indonesia

Indonesia is the largest economy in the ASEAN States, and a thriving democracy with significant regional autonomy. It is located on one of t...

Japan

The only Asian member of the G-7, Japan is an economic and demographic trend-setter among the world’s advanced countries. Japan’s large midd...

Laos

The Lao People’s Democratic Republic is bordered by China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and Myanmar. With its 7 million inhabitants, it is a ...

Malaysia

For centuries, Malaysia has profited from its location on a trade crossroads between the East and West, a tradition that carries into the 21...

Myanmar

With a rich natural resources base, an estimated population of over 51 million, a young labour force and a prime geographic location – betwe...

Philippines

With over 100 million people, the Philippines has the twelfth largest population in the world and is the fourth largest English-speaking cou...

Singapore

Singapore has a highly developed and successful free-market economy. It enjoys a remarkably open and corruption-free environment, stable pri...

South Korea

As the 12th - largest economy worldwide and the fourth largest in Asia, South Korea has been one of the fastest growing economies in the wor...

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is located in South Asia, off the southern coast of India, on the main East-West Indian Ocean shipping lanes. In January 2015, Pre...

Taiwan

With a population of 23 million, Taiwan is a thriving democracy, vibrant market economy, and a highly attractive export market. Strategicall...

Thailand

Thailand, the second largest economy in ASEAN after Indonesia, is an upper middle-income country with an open economy and a gross domestic p...

Vietnam

Vietnam is widely recognised as a success story in terms of international development. Starting with the enactment of Vietnam's "Doi Moi" (r...