A woman rides on the back of a motorbike from ride-hailing firm Go-Jek in Jakarta in December 2015. Firms providing innovative services might shift Asian economies’ reliance on manufacturing to stimulate growth. Photo: Reuters 
Yizhe Daniel Xie
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Macroscope by Yizhe Daniel Xie

How Asian economies can rev up their economic engines as manufacturing growth slows

Yizhe Daniel Xie says as protectionism takes root and monetary policy tightens in the West, intra-regional trade and a focus on services will save the day in Asia

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A woman rides on the back of a motorbike from ride-hailing firm Go-Jek in Jakarta in December 2015. Firms providing innovative services might shift Asian economies’ reliance on manufacturing to stimulate growth. Photo: Reuters 
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