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South Asia has a long shared history and significant cultural similarity. The region is already positioned as a strong consumer market base with and consistent GDP growth rates, of 5-6%, over the past couple of decades. In terms of high demographic dividend, the region has the largest working-age population, and the milieu to foster entrepreneurship. Moreover, the institutions in the region can have ethnocentric proximity and reduced cultural distance, both conducive to investment and growth. Yet South Asia is one of the least integrated regions of the world in terms of conducive trade environment and policy space. South Asia’s intraregional trade as a share of total trade is the lowest in the world, at less than 2% of gross domestic produ... View Full Description