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Growth in Asean, China, Japan and Korea expected to rebound to 6% in 2021, says AMRO

The Asean + 3 Macroeconomic Review Office (AMRO) has slashed its 2020 growth forecast for Asean + 3 nations to 0%, from its previous prediction of 2%.

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Myanmar sidesteps Covid but November polls stays a wildcard

SINGAPORE (July 9): While most countries plunge into recession caused by Covid-19, Myanmar, with its relatively insulated economy, will still experience growth this year.

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SEA investment activity in 1Q20 falls 65% to US$1.4 bil; 2Q20 activity expected to be slow, says EY

SINGAPORE (July 8): Private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) investment activity across Southeast Asia reported a slowdown in 1Q20 amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Small businesses in Asean rank technology as top investment priority: UOB, Accenture, and Dun & Bradstreet

SINGAPORE (July 2): Small businesses in five Asean markets – Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam – are counting on technology to help them tide over the Covid-19 outbreak crisis,

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Asean coordination essential for economic recovery

SINGAPORE (June 26): If there was ever a time for Asean to prove its mettle as a regional trade and investment reformer, it is now. 

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Singapore to work with China on trade logistics and smart manufacturing among other collaborations

SINGAPORE (May 12): The fifth Joint Implementation Committee (JIC) Meeting for the China-Singapore (Chongqing) Demonstration Initiative on Strategic Connectivity (CCI) was held on Tuesday

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Collective efforts needed for rebound in Asean’s growth, says AMRO

SINGAPORE (Apr 8): The Asean + 3 Macroeconomic Review Office (AMRO) has slashed its 2020 growth forecast for Asean + 3 nations to 2%, from its previous prediction of 4.9%.

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Asean stands to gain from US-China phase one trade deal, AMRO says

SINGAPORE (Jan 20): The Asean +3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO) has upgraded its 2020 growth forecast for Asean + 3 nations by 0.2 percentage points to 4.9%, just a month after its previous p

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Asean can benefit from a prosperous China, says former minister George Yeo

SINGAPORE (Oct 22): If precedents are anything to go by, China’s meteoric rise as an economic and political superpower can be a boon to Southeast Asia, according to former foreign minister George Y

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