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Developing Countries in Asia Post Strong Growth Despite Trade Conflict

Amidst the ongoing trade conflict between the People’s Republic of China and the United States, economic growth in developing countries in Asia is expected to expand by 5.7% in 2019, according to the newly released Asian Development Outlook 2019 Supplement. Unexpectedly strong growth in Central Asia offset small downgrades for East, South, and Southeast Asia in 2019.

Developing Countries in Asia Post Strong Growth Despite Trade Conflict

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