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Southeast Asia set for more headwinds after lackluster 2Q growth

More stimulus expected as trade war bites export-reliant economies

Singapore downgraded its full-year growth forecast to a range of 0% to 1% from the previous 1.5% to 2.5%.   © Reuters

SINGAPORE -- Southeast Asian economies will likely face continued external headwinds for the rest of the year as the U.S.-China trade tensions weigh on the region, pressuring governments to take steps such as cutting interest rates to boost their economies.

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