- NBR - The National Bureau of Asian Research

Strategic Asia by the Numbers 2007-08

The appendix consists of 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, weapons of mass destruction, and space programs. The data sets presented here summarize the critical trends in the region as well as changes underway in the balance of power in Asia.