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Strategic Asia by the Numbers 2004-05

These pages contain tables and figures generated from NBR’s Strategic Asia database and its sources. The data contained herein provides insight into the economic, demographic, energy, and military trends of Asia’s fluctuating strategic environment. The appendix consists of 15 tables covering the following topics: economic growth (including trade and foreign direct investment), population size and growth, energy consumption and oil supplies, and armed forces and defense expenditures. This year’s appendix is more streamlined than previous editions, with most tables organized by rank of the top 20 Strategic Asia countries.