The latest ramp-up in Asean-based project funding came against a backdrop of slowing Chinese investment in other economies.
Maybank Kim Eng lowered its medium-term outlook on the industry from “positive” to “neutral”.
But other value-added factors will also increasingly come into play in regional markers, the report suggested.
As the US-China talks “pause” their tariff conflict, and other bilateral trade relations such as US-Japan and US-India continue to grab headlines...
Failure to tackle these could jeopardise AEC 2025 targets
The Asean+3 Macroeconomic Research Office has lowered its estimate in the wake of trade tensions
The number of companies announcing supply chain shifts more than doubled in March-April compared with the first two months of the year, according...
Economists note that FDI from China, Hong Kong has surged
Southeast Asia cannot expect to see a wide-scale divergence of supply chains moving to the region unless there are improvements in technology,...