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Asia-Pacific growth sours on US-China trade war, rising protectionism: report

Uma Devi
Uma Devi12/16/2019 02:18 PM GMT+08  • 3 min read
Asia-Pacific growth sours on US-China trade war, rising protectionism: report
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). 
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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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