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Strategic Asia by the Numbers 2005-06

The appendix consists of 21 tables covering: economic growth, trade and foreign investment, population size and growth; politics and international relations; energy consumption and oil supplies; and armed forces, defense expenditures, conventional military capabilities, and weapons of mass destruction. The data sets presented herein summarize the critical trends in the region and changes underway in the balance of power in Asia.