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Vietnam and the IMF
September 29, 2015
Author/Editor: Tao Sun
Series: Working Paper No. 15/211
Monetary Policy Transmission in Emerging Asia : The Role of Banks and the Effects of Financial Globalization
Press Release: Statement by IMF Deputy Managing Director Mitsuhiro Furusawa at the Conclusion of his Visit to Vietnam
Regional Economic Outlook: Asia and Pacific
The economic outlook for Asia and Pacific is stable and robust, with growth expected to hold steady at 5.6 percent in 2015, easing slightly to 5.5 percent in 2016, according to the latest Regional Economic Outlook for Asia and Pacific, published on May 7, 2015.
Although Asia will remain the global growth leader, vulnerabilities associated with increased domestic and foreign debt are rising. Potential growth is likely to slow, reflecting weaker productivity gains, and the effects of aging populations and infrastructure bottlenecks in some countries.
The report finds that monetary and fiscal policy settings are broadly appropriate, but boosting resilience and potential growth remain top priorities, with structural reforms continuing to play a big role. The report also explores Asia's role in global value chains and the factors affecting financial integration within Asia.