State of the Region



ABMI Asian Bond Markets Initiative
ACU Asian Currency Unit
ADB Asian Development Bank
AFTA ASEAN Free Trade Area
APEC Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation
APFC Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada
APT ASEAN Plus Three
ARF ASEAN Regional Forum
ASEAN Association of Southeast Asian Nations
ASEAN + 3 Association of Southeast Asian Nations plus China, Japan and Korea
ASEAN5 Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand
CMI Chiang Mai Initiative
CPI Consumer Price Index
CSIS Centre for Strategic and International Studies (Jakarta)
EAFTA East Asian Free Trade Area/Agreement
EAS East Asia Summit
EAVG East Asian Vision Group
EMEAP Executive Meeting of East Asia Pacific
ERPD Economic Review and Policy Dialogue
FDI Foreign Direct Investment
FED United States Federal Reserve
FTAs Free Trade Agreements
FTAA Free Trade Agreement of the Americas
FTAAP Free Trade AreaoftheAsia Pacific
GDP Gross Domestic Product
KISER Kansai Institute for Social and Economic Research
IMF International Monetary Fund
Latin America Chile,Colombia, Ecuador and Peru (Latin American PECC member economies)
NAFTA North America Free Trade Agreement
North America Canada, United States of America and Mexico
Northeast Asia China, Hong Kong (China), Japan, Korea,Chinese Taipei
PECC Pacific Economic Cooperation Council
PEO Pacific Economic Outlook
PPI Producers'Price Index
PTAs Preferential Trade Agreements
SARS Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)
SOTR State of the Region
Southeast Asia Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam (in this publication)
SPP Security and Prosperity Partnership
UN United Nations
USAPC United States Asia Pacific Council
WTO World Trade Organization


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