Chinese investment is flowing into ASEAN once more.(Photo: businesstimes.com.sg)

Chinese investment returns to ASEAN

Chinese investment is flowing into ASEAN once more as projects under the Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) see a recovery and ongoing trade tensions with the US are prompting Chinese companies to invest in parts of Southeast Asia, according to a report from Maybank Kim Eng.

Cargo at the Manila International Container Terminal in 2012 (Photo: Bloomberg)

Philippines benefits from global trade tensions

The Philippines has gained from the trade war between the US and China, according to a review of export data of the country in the first seven months of 2019 by Maybank Kim Eng analysts.