How Can South Asia's Firms Better Compete?
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How Can South Asia's Firms Better Compete?

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Date: Thursday, October 6, 2016
Time: 14:00 - 15:30 GMT/ 10:00 am - 11:30 am ET or convert time
Location: MC13-301, WBG Headquarters, Washington DC

Launch of the World Bank Group’s South Asia Competitiveness report:
South Asia’s Turn: Policies to Boost Competitiveness and Create the Next Export Powerhouse

South Asia is hot on the heels of East Asia to become the world’s next middle-income region. But to catch its neighbors, South Asia and its firms – especially in industries such as light manufacturing, auto and agribusiness - will need to compete on a global scale. This event highlights South Asian countries with great potential for improving the region's competitiveness. Global thought leaders, business leaders and policy makers will share best practices from the region and discuss challenges unique to South Asian businesses.


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Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka
South Asia Region, World Bank Group
Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development
Senior Director, Trade & Competitiveness, World Bank Group
Managing Director, Mohammadi Group, Bangladesh
Professor of International Economics and Business, Johns Hopkins University