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This infographic from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) illustrates how Asia and the Pacific continues to be the world’s top destination for foreign direct investments, which in 2015 reached $527 billion or nearly 30 per cent of the world’s total. However, in the same year trade growth in the region decelerated to 2.3 per cent, below the 2.7 per cent growth in global trade.

Source: Asian Development Bank

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