SINGAPORE (Dec 16): The ongoing US-China trade war and rising protectionism has resulted in slower economic growth for the Asia-Pacific region, according to a report released by the Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC). 

Released on Monday, the State of the Region report for 2019-2020 constitutes the results of a survey of 627 regional policy experts. 

It illustrates how the mood across Asia-Pacific has soured since last year with expectations for global growth turning distinctly negative. 

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