Economic

Title:

 PH joins China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

Author:

Paolo Taruc

Source:

CNN Philippines

Date:

 January 2, 2016

Description:

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) — It's official: the Philippines has become the 57th founding member of the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).

Tags: News, AIIB

Title:

 Manufacturing Output Contracts in October

Author:

Malaya

Source:

Malaya Business Insight

Date:

December 11, 2015 

Description:

The manufacturing sector slightly declined in October, which the National Economic and Development Authority said was due to the adverse effects of El Niño and continued weakening of demand from China.

Tags: Trade, Exports, China Slowdown

Title:

 Gains seen in China's '1 Belt, 1 Road' plans

Author:

Petchanet Pratruangkrai

Source:

The Nation

Date:

 November 21, 2015

Description:

Thailand will benefit from China's "One Belt, One Road" initiative, whose combined investment in various countries is estimated to total US$1.6 trillion (Bt57 trillion), a seminar held yesterday to mark the 40th anniversary of Thai-Chinese relations was told.

Tags: China, News, One Belt One Road

Title:

 Along the Silk Road

Author:

Boo Chanco

Source:

The Philippine Star

Date:

 October 30, 2015

Description:

Over the last week and half, I had been tracing portions of the old Silk Road through the cities of Xian, Urumqi, Turpan and Dunhuang. This is a city in China’s northwestern Gansu Province, on the edge of the Gobi Desert. It was once a frontier garrison on the Silk Road.

Tags: China, Commentary, One Belt One Road, Silk Road, Editorial

Title:

 AIIB chief says it will be 'mean, clean, green'

Author:

Wang Fan

Source:

ECNS.cn

Date:

October 22, 2015 

Description:

China is building the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) to help other Asian countries and the rest of the world, and the bank will be "mean, clean and green", Jin Liqun, president-designate of the lender, said on Wednesday.

Tags: China, News, AIIB, Chinese Economy

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