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Global Linkages And Economic Rebalancing In East Asia, Hardback Book


In the wake of the global financial crisis, leading industrialized countries have managed to show only a gradual recovery, while East Asian economies have surged ahead.

In particular, China achieved growth in excess of 10% in 2010 and is expected to continue growing at a rapid pace.

It appears that in the coming years, East Asia will play an even greater role as a growth center leading global economic expansion.

Following the Asian currency crisis of 1997-98, consumption and investment in the region decreased considerably, and East Asian economies recovered on the strength of exports.

Presently, however, amid a less-than-robust recovery in the US and Europe, the sustainability of East Asia's reliance on export-led growth has been called into question.

The region's transition to growth based on a balance of foreign and domestic demand is important for both building a stronger foundation for sustainable growth and buttressing global economic expansion.

Moreover, the rebalancing of demand in East Asia holds the key to rectifying global current account imbalances - the disadvantage of uneven international capital flows.

This unique volume illuminates policy issues involved in the efforts to promote the rebalancing of demand in East Asia.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 236 pages
  • Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Development economics
  • ISBN: 9789814412841



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