AFP 2012-08-08 10:50:55
TO GO WITH STORY: ASIA-ECONOMY-BUSINESS by Stephen Coates
In a picture taken on August 6, 2012, a man smokes a cigarette outside an office building in the financial district of Hong Kong. Asia has been a ray of sunshine in the global economic gloom, but a confidence survey released Wednesday shows the region's executives are starting to worry as China's growth slows and exports sink. AFP PHOTO / Philippe Lopez
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