The Philippines tops China in GDP growth
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Which country has the highest economic growth rate in the Asia-Pacific region? It’s not China, but the Philippines, which grew at a surprising rate of 7.8 percent last quarter.
The BBC’s Mariko Oi joins Marketplace Morning Report host David Brancaccio from Singapore to explain what’s driving growth in the region.
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