Investment, both private and public, was uneven across countries. Investment was generally resilient in Southeast Asian economies, with both private and public investment rising in Thailand and Malays...
ia. But it declined in a few economies such as the Republic of Korea and Taipei,China, due largely to sluggish export performance (Figure 1.1.5). In the Philippines, buoyant economic activity fueled a large decline in inventories, which exceeded relatively robust fixed investment. As a result, gross investment declined.
On average, inventories rose in 2012, particularly in Southeast Asia, driven by robust domestic activity, after declining in 2011. However, economies in East Asia were left out of this trend, as investors remained cautious about the global and regional outlook, and for the PRC in particular. Taipei,China and the Republic of Korea may continue to wait for a clearer signal of global recovery before private investment picks up this year.
HKG = Hong Kong, China; KOR = Republic of Korea; MAL = Malaysia; SIN =Singapore; TAP = Taipei,China; THA = Thailand.
Source: CEIC Data Company (accessed 05 March 2013).
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