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Facebook Live: How Can South Asia Ignite Private Investment to Remain the World’s Top Growing Region?

October 6, 2016

World Bank's Chief Economist for South Asia Martin Rama and Economist for South Asia, Markus Kitzmuller discuss their twice-a-year South Asia Economic Focus report. Although South Asia remains a global growth hotspot and has proven resilient to external headwinds such as China’s slowdown, uncertainty around stimulus policy in advanced economies, and slowing remittances. The main challenges remain domestic, and include policy uncertainty as well as fiscal and financial vulnerabilities.