Asean’s growing importance to China as a trading partner comes amid a protracted trade war with the United States. Photo: AP Asean’s growing importance to China as a trading partner comes amid a protracted trade war with the United States. Photo: AP
Asean’s growing importance to China as a trading partner comes amid a protracted trade war with the United States. Photo: AP

China-Asean relations

Asean leaders ‘wary of putting all eggs into Chinese basket’ as they try to revive economies

  • Southeast Asian nations are now China’s biggest trading partner but it’s a balancing act, according to analysts
  • Some are looking at ways to diversify buyers and suppliers and reduce reliance on Chinese tourists as they deal with pandemic fallout

Topic |   China-Asean relations
Asean’s growing importance to China as a trading partner comes amid a protracted trade war with the United States. Photo: AP Asean’s growing importance to China as a trading partner comes amid a protracted trade war with the United States. Photo: AP
Asean’s growing importance to China as a trading partner comes amid a protracted trade war with the United States. Photo: AP
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