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US – China trade war

Philippines: Q4’s GDP growth up 6.3 percent

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Philippines: Q4’s GDP growth up 6.3 percent

The Philippines’ GDP growth rate for the fourth quarter of 2018 was edged up 6.3 percent from the same period last year, higher than the previous prediction of 6.1 percent, the Philippine Statistics Authority said on April 4.

Orders for wood product exports soar

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Orders for wood product exports soar

Orders for furniture exports have risen strongly so far this year as demand has risen, according to Huynh Quang Thanh, Chairman and CEO of Binh Duong-based Hiep Long Fine Furniture Company.

ASEAN should be well-prepared for economic "headwinds"

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ASEAN should be well-prepared for economic "headwinds"

Member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) should prioritise progress on regional initiatives to cope with major economic headwinds in the context of increasing US-China trade tensions, according to eastasiaforum.org.

US-China trade war a boon for Vietnam

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US-China trade war a boon for Vietnam

Vietnam is at the top of the list of markets that could benefit from trade diversion coming from US-China trade tensions, building on its increasing competitiveness in manufacturing, according to Pham Hong Hai, CEO of HSBC Vietnam.