Companies that will be adversely affected by the US-China trade war have begun plotting out plans to avoid the blast of tariffs that now encompass over $250 billion worth of Chinese goods. Because so many of Asia’s largest economies have supply chains interwoven with China’s, it is becoming increasingly difficult to avoid duties driving up the costs of their intermediate and final goods. Moving more production to Southeast Asia has become one of the more popular solutions for both Asian companies and Western firms operating in the region, driving up prospects for investors in the region . . .

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