Faster Vaccination and Targeted Fiscal Support are Needed to Secure Cambodia’s Economic Recovery

SINGAPORE, November 22, 2021 – As Cambodia continues to grapple with the pandemic, economic recovery in 2021 is expected to be moderate at 2.8 percent, marked by uneven growth across…

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Japan Should Maintain Supportive Macroeconomic Policies and Quicken Structural Reforms

Japan’s economy should recover moderately after being severely battered by the COVID-19 pandemic. As the economy reopens gradually, higher domestic spending from pent-up demand should lead to a rebound in growth.

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Brunei’s Economy Expected to Recover Moderately Supported by Effective Containment Measures and Higher Oil Prices [1]

Brunei Darussalam’s economy is expected to recover moderately in 2021, after slower but still positive growth last year amid the global economic downturn due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Korea’s Strong Export-led Recovery Supported by Large Fiscal Stimulus and Well-targeted Containment Measures

The Korean economy continues its strong rebound in 2021 led by a strong global recovery and robust demand for electronics, autos and other manufactured products.

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Now Is the Time for the Philippines to Spend

Can the Philippines inject additional stimulus into the economy and still maintain fiscal sustainability? The answer is that the country needs to spend more to achieve strong economic recovery in the face of the coronavirus-led recession. And the good news is, it can afford to do so, and maintain debt sustainability at the same time.

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