Japan to the rescue?

27 August, 2019
By Imran Shamsunahar | 27 August 2019

It’s fair to say that ASEAN is finding itself in between a rock and a hard place. With the trade war between the US and China seeing no sign of concluding, the region’s export-oriented

Pace of contraction for Singapore’s IPI slows down in July

27 August, 2019
By Michelle Chia, Economist, CIMB Research and Economic and Sofea Azahar, Economist, CIMB Research and Economics

HIGHLIGHTS July 2019 industrial production Manufacturing weakness abates amid regional semiconductor rebound, and incremental gains in chemicals and transport engineering. Tech output surge to be short-lived as higher US-China tariffs loom from September. The

China-ASEAN Monitor

21 August, 2019

Photo Credit: Straits Times   Economy, Investment and Trade   Chinese investment in Southeast Asia nearly doubles in 1H 2019 (14 August 2019) Chinese investment in Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) projects in Southeast

China-ASEAN Monitor

14 August, 2019

Photo Credit: Tencent Cloud   Economy, Investment and Trade   Chinese gaming company Tencent eyes Southeast Asia for launch of cloud gaming service (7 August 2019) China’s largest gaming company Tencent is picking Southeast

Mekong Monitor

8 August, 2019

Photo credit: Vietnam News/Asia News Network   TRADE, ECONOMY, AND INVESTMENT   LAOS, THAILAND Daily freight train service launched between Laos and Thailand (5 August 2019) Laos and Thailand recently began operating a freight

China-ASEAN Monitor

7 August, 2019

Photo Credit: Kr-Asia   Economy, Investment and Trade   Tencent and Baidu introduce video streaming services into crowded Vietnamese market (30 July 2019) Chinese technology giants Tencent and Baidu started offering video-on-demand (VOD) services