(Bloomberg) -- Asian growth matching the lowest since 2009 this year may receive a boost in 2014 as developed markets from the U.S. to Europe accelerate, according to Pacific Investment Management Co., the world’s largest manager of bond funds.

Four of Asia’s five largest economies outside Japan are slowing as regional expansion stalls at 6.23% for a second year, economist forecasts compiled by Bloomberg show. Shipments from China to the U.S. are poised to increase at the slowest pace since 2008 this year, according to China’s Customs General Administration, while so-called G10-currency markets are on track to grow a combined 1.96% in 2014, the most since 2010.

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