With the establishment of the Asean Economic Community (AEC) in 2015, a key milestone in the region's economic integration, Asean now offers the opportunities of a US$2.4 trillion market with over 630 million people. As at 2016, the AEC as a collective was the third largest economy in Asia and the sixth largest in the world.
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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has published its annual Asian Development Outlook report, and along with it, forecasts for the various Asian...
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But risks still remain significantly elevated, said the Moody's Analytics report
Upcoming maturities are concentrated in investment-grade companies
This includes reducing a reliance on single sectors such as tourism, said a Fitch Solutions report
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