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The World Bank's Prescriptions For Equitable Growth In EAP

Aaditya Mattoo, Chief Economist of the East Asia and Pacific Region, World Bank

05-May-23 08:00

The World Bank's Prescriptions For Equitable Growth In EAP

According to the World Bank, economic growth in East Asia and Pacific region is projected to expand by 5.1% in 2023 thanks to China's reopening. But their report also points to slowing pace of reform. We ask Aaditya Mattoo, Chief Economist of the East Asia and Pacific Region, World Bank as to why this is happening and what are the headwinds he expects.

Produced by: Sim Wie Boon

Presented by: Wong Shou Ning, Shazana Mokhtar, Mark Tan


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Categories:  economygovernmentenvironment

Tags:  world bankpoverty eradicationfiscal policieschinese economic policyclimate change adaptation





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