"Given our robust growth forecast where we see India's growth rising from 7.4 per cent in 2017-18 to 7.8 per cent in 2019, we do expect India's role in the region to continue to expand," he said at a news conference in Washington.
"That being said, India does have room to expand its export orientation and to reduce further trade and non-trade barriers," he added.
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