Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s plans for infrastructure, his country’s young population and growing middle class have helped it continue to look like an appealing investment destination, even as the US-China trade war headwinds grow more fierce. Photo: AFP

For the Philippines, caught between the US and China, trade war is an opportunity to move up the value chain

Lucio Blanco Pitlo III says the trade war may see mixed results for Manila, with some sectors actually gaining, but it should still be a sign that the Philippines needs to diversify and make higher-quality goods

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s plans for infrastructure, his country’s young population and growing middle class have helped it continue to look like an appealing investment destination, even as the US-China trade war headwinds grow more fierce. Photo: AFP
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