Presentation on theme: "Economies of SE Asia What causes some Asian countries to have good or bad economies?"— Presentation transcript:
Economies of SE Asia What causes some Asian countries to have good or bad economies?
Driving Forces in Asian Economies CountryTaiwan (ROC) Hong Kong (PRC) JapanSouth Korea Main Economy Manufacture/ Trade Technology Manufacture/ Trade Technology Manufacture/ Trade ResourcesNuclear Power Minerals Nuclear Power Minerals Population22.8 million6.9 million127.4 million49 million GDP $$ per person $27,600$37,400$30,615$20,590
CountryChina (PRC)ThailandCambodiaNorth Korea Main Economy Farming Manufacture/ Trade Farming Textiles Farming ResourcesMinerals Coal Oil Hydroelectric Timber Hydroelectric TimberCoal Minerals Timber Population1.3 billion65.4 million13.8 million23.3 million GDP $$ per person $17,800$8,300$2,399$1,800 Question: What are some factors that contribute to a high or low GDP in SE Asia?