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Economic outlook for the East Asia Pacific excluding China worsened WB new estimate

InternationalOct 3, 2021
Economic outlook for the East Asia Pacific excluding China worsened WB new estimate
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The economic growth of East Asia and the Pacific is on track and is expected to grow by 7.5% in 2021, as per the World Bank Group. But the outlook for the region excluding China worsened, as per the updated forecast. The GDP growth of just 2.5% this year, down from 4.4% in April forecast by WB. Accept China, the new GDP forecast is down from April all the countries in the region.


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