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Fastest-growing economies 2017



Ethiopia  IS the fastest-growing economy IN 2017, AS its GDP IS forecast TO grow BY 8.3%.


Uzbekistan has the 2nd fastest-growing economy, WITH projected growth of 7.6% due TO rising oil prices AND benign GLOBAL financing conditions.


Nepal  IS 3rd, WITH a 7.5% projection. Nepal’s growth IS the result of a good monsoon, reconstruction efforts AND normalization of trade WITH India.


India  IS the 4th fastest-growing economy WITH 7.2% projected growth, thanks TO a rise IN exports  AND an increase IN government spending.


Among the other top 10 performers are Djibouti  AND Laos  WITH 7% AND Cambodia, the Philippines  AND Myanmar  WITH 6.9%.



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