16-01-17: Fast growing economies: Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar prove bigger is not always better

By Anya Palm

The three smaller economies of the region, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar, are set for a rapid growth in 2017, according to the World Bank.

With a growth rate close to seven percent annually, the three outshine even China and in the year to come they will be the front runners in the region, only surpassed by India.