Economists predict steady growth will continue in major Southeast Asian countries and India for 2017 and beyond, keeping their forecasts near the same levels as in the previous survey conducted three months ago. Concerns over protectionism and other risks linked to U.S. President Donald Trump persist, but appear to be less urgent than before. Economists are now focusing more on the strong growth potential in Asian economies. At the same time, they are beginning to look at new dangers, including terrorism and geopolitical risks.
Growth prospects steady in Asian economies as Trump risk recedes
Concerns diversify, with new attention on terrorism, geopolitics