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'Buildings contribute to growth'

The business world pays a lot of attention to Asia's growth figures. But what exactly goes into the calculation of a country's gross domestic product (GDP)?

One firm says that built assets - like airports and hotel buildings - are an important factor.

Chris Graham, partner at UK consultancy EC Harris explains the reasons to the BBC's Rico Hizon.

Watch more reports on Asia Business Report's website.

  • 05 Aug 2014
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