FA poll reveals upbeat outlook for Asian economy

Despite some potential banana skins, Asia’s economic outlook is cause for cautious optimism among FA readers.
The future's bright, say FA readers
The future's bright, say FA readers

This quarter promises continued economic improvement in Asia, according to our latest web poll. More than half the respondents said that conditions in the second quarter of 2011 would keep on getting better.

Such optimism reflects what most economists are saying, too. Just last week, the ADB predicted that Asia would continue to enjoy solid growth for the next two years, led by the region’s two biggest economies China and India.

But many respondents to our poll were not so sure. They see banana skins looming on the horizon, in the form of inflation, social upheaval and the failure to develop new sources of growth. On the...

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