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China's Economic Pain Will Power Southeast Asia's Gains

Feb 25, 2019 | 10:30 GMT
A Chinese worker checks wheels on Jan. 28, 2019, at a factory in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province.

A Chinese worker checks wheels on Jan. 28 at a factory in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province. Companies looking to relocate outside China have been expanding into Southeast Asia for the past several years.

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As the global trade and investment landscape continues to evolve, Southeast Asia is gaining momentum as a top destination for investors seeking lower-wage manufacturing labor, high returns on their capital and infrastructural investments, and opportunities to profit from the region's sizable and fast-growing domestic markets. U.S.-China trade frictions are set...

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