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Monday, 17 May 2021 05:27 GMT

Listen: Covid's East-West divide


(MENAFN - ING) With some notable exceptions, Asia has handled the Covid crisis better than the West, with far fewer cases in total, and many fewer casualties . This week, the IMF raised its forecast for the Asia-Pacific economy overall, calling for it to expand more than 7.5% in 2021. In this podcast, Rob Carnell, Head of Research, Asia-Pacific, tells Senior Editor Rebecca Byrne, what the continent has been doing right and what it means for the region's economy and markets this year.

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Author: Robert Carnell, Rebecca Byrne
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