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Asian economic integration The annual report of the Asian Development Bank on Asia’s progress in regional cooperation and integration covers ADB’s 48 regional members and analyzes regional and global economic linkages.

The report states that the Asia and Pacific region maintains healthy economic growth outlook. Excluding high-income economies, the region will grow at 6.0% in 2018 and 5.8% in 2019. It’s Asia -Pacific Regional Cooperation and Integration Index shows a modestly growing trend in regional integration with positive growth impact. However, escalation of international trade conflict can undermine continued recovery of global and regional trade.

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Source: Asian Development Bank