GDP is projected to grow 7.2% in 2013, the same as 2012. Expected increases in foreign direct investment—along with strong performance in agriculture, tourism, and construction—will likely drive growth. Rapid credit expansion poses significant short-term risks, while high business costs may dampen investment.
Real Gross Domestic Product (y-o-y growth, %)
y-o-y = year-on-year.
Source: Asian Development Outlook.