The Asia-Pacific region’s rapid growth since the 1950s has been supported by a favourable external economic environment and opportunities arising from globalization.
Pursuing shared prosperity in an era of turbulence and high commodity prices. ESCAP is the regional development arm of the
Policy Brief No. 23 – ARTNET (Asia-Pacific Research and Training Network on Trade), an ESCAP initiative
Despite the notable imprvements in the economic climates and growth prospects of many developing economies in Asia, poverty remains a complex and persistent issue confronting policymakers een today.