Economic

Title:

 Taiwan wants FTA with Philippines

Author:

Rodel Aldona

Source:

Business Mirror

Date:

October 4, 2105 

Description:

THE Taiwanese government is continuing its push for a free-trade agreement (FTA) with the Philippines as it recognizes the need to further expand their export market.” Tags: FTA, Trade and Investment, News, Taiwan, Trade and Investment

Tags: Trade, News, Investments, Taiwan, FTA

Title:

  An Analysis of the Evolving ASEAN-China Trade Linkages

Authors:

Ronald U. Mendoza, Kevin C. Chua , Monica M. Melchor

Source:

RSN-PCC WORKING PAPER 15-002

Date:

May 2015

Description:

Whether China is a strategic trade partner or competitor to the ASEAN economies has remained unclear five years since the implementation of the ASEAN-China Free Trade Area in January 2010. The ASEAN economies and China are in an interesting position as both are experiencing growing bilateral trade while simultaneously competing in the production and export of major goods to similar trade destinations.

Tags: China, ASEAN, Economic Integration, Comparative Advantage, International Production Chain, Research Report

Title:

  As China Slows Down, the Philippines Moves to Grab Foreign Investment

Author:

Ralph Jennings

Source:

SOURCE

Date:

February 28, 2015

Description:

Seiko Epson said in December it would invest the equivalent of $111 million in a new factory to produce projectors and inkjet printers, slated to open in early 2017. Today's Asian production in those areas is "insufficient to meet expected demand," the company said in a statement.

Tags: Asian Development Bank, China, Investment, Trade, United States, Commentary