The Petronas Twin Towers are seen in the distance through a shattered glass pane inside The Exchange 106 tower at the Tun Razak Exchange financial district in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on October 23. Malaysia’s latest budget offers manufacturers incentives to relocate their plants to the country. Photographer: Bloomberg
Lord Green
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Lord Green

US-China trade war and short-term economic slowdowns need not shatter hopes for an Asian century

  • Recent tensions between countries in the region could be read as the growing pains of a new world order
  • While Southeast Asia may benefit from the shift in manufacturing away from China as a result of the trade war, it must plan for a future disrupted by technology
The Petronas Twin Towers are seen in the distance through a shattered glass pane inside The Exchange 106 tower at the Tun Razak Exchange financial district in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on October 23. Malaysia’s latest budget offers manufacturers incentives to relocate their plants to the country. Photographer: Bloomberg
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