Asia Will Lead the Recovery in 2010

Thursday, 17 Dec 2009 | 8:10 PM ET

There will be growing divergence in the global recovery between Asia and the West, says Nicholas Kwan, regional head of economic research, Northeast Asia at Standard Chartered. He tells CNBC's Karen Tso and Sri Jegarajah that global GDP will rise 2.7% while Asia's will leap 7% in 2010.