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May 26, 2016Online / Facebook Livestream

Join an interactive Facebook LIVE STREAMING with World Bank's Lead Economist Sanjay Kathuria on how South Asia can boost its untapped -- yet potentially vast -- regional trade. → Why is this discussion relevant? With intra-regional trade at less than 5% of total trade, South Asia is the least integrated region in the world, dwarfed by East Asia’s 35% and Europe’s 60%. It’s 20% cheaper for India to trade with Brazil than with its neighbor Pakistan. Bangladesh’s exports to India can potentially rise by 300%. What do these numbers mean to you? Want to know how trade may transform your daily life? What can landlocked countries such as Nepal, Bhutan gain from more intraregional trade? What should South Asian governments do to expand trade between themselves?