Figure 8 indicates that by 2008, material flows in the Asia-Pacific region were heavily dominated
by two HDD countries, with China accounting for over 60% of the regional total DMC , and India
uting over 14%, while no other individual economy accounts for more than 4% of the total.
This was not the case in the earlier decades, with Japan accounting for over 20% in the early 1970s,
and Australia, Republic of Korea, and Indonesia all accounting for more than 4% at different times.
While the relative share of the seven HDD countries in the group (China, India, Indonesia, Pakistan,
Viet Nam, Thailand, and Malaysia) grew from 61% of regional total DMC in 1970 to 85% by 2008,
this growth is more than accounted for by the growth in China’s individual share. From shares of
27.8% and 21.4% for China and India respectively in 1970, China’s share has grown steadily while
India’s has contracted. Of the other HDDs, only Malaysia and Viet Nam’s relative shares grew over
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