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ASIA—REGIONAL

TITLE: UNITED NATIONS ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMISSION FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC

URL: http://www.unescap.org/

A large number of documents pertaining to economic development are presented on this site. Among the highlights are an Economic and Social Survey for 1999, a four-volume document, “Integrating Environmental Considerations into the Economic Decision-Making Process,” and “Asia in Figures,” providing data for many Asian nations.

TITLE: ASIAN-PACIFIC ECONOMIC COOPERATION

URL: http://www.apecsec.org.sg/member/membec_report.html This page leads to reports for individual member countries on their overall economic performance. In addition to tables of data, the reports discuss real GDP growth, inflation, employment, export and import exchange rates, and other policy matters.