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%.