Workers make swimwear at a factory in Yinglin town in China’s eastern Fujian province in August 2018. Photo: AFP
Andrew Sheng
Opinion

Opinion

Andrew Sheng

Asia’s export-driven growth model is on its last legs. What comes next?

  • With automation and protectionism pushing manufacturing back to home markets, Asian economies need to boost domestic consumption. But can they maintain good growth without increasing inequality and aggravating climate change?

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Workers make swimwear at a factory in Yinglin town in China’s eastern Fujian province in August 2018. Photo: AFP
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