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Growth of sales to China, the United States and the European Union all slowed whereas exports to Southeast Asia's 10- nation ASEAN bloc posted the worst decline since the 2008-2009 global financial crisis, the data showed.
Ajay Kapur, Head of Asia-Pacific and Emerging Markets Strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch says that North Asian economies are safe havens right now amid the sell-off in emerging markets.
Mark Mobius, Executive Chairman of Templeton Emerging Markets Group discusses the benefits of expanding into Qianhai, Shenzhen.
Hozefa Topiwalla, Equity Strategist at Morgan Stanley Asean, says domestic growth is the key concern for countries like Indonesia due to rising cost of capitals and FED's tapering.
Viktor Shvets, Head of Strategy Research, Asia, Macquarie tells investors which ASEAN markets they should bet on.
Kelvin Blacklock, CIO at Eastspring Investments says the markets that have moved up recently are those that have seen strong earnings growth. He says these defensive markets are looking expensive while the cyclicals appear cheap.
Anthony Nelson, Director for Myanmar Affairs at the US-ASEAN Business Council supports Thein Sein's recent trip but says the nation must continue to develop a framework for business and investment.
Timothy Wong, Managing Director and Regional Head at DBS Group Research tells CNBC's Cash Flow why the ASEAN markets are the place to be.
Geoff Lewis, Global Market Strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management shares his investment strategy for Asia's emerging market giants.
Raymond Tong, GM of Corporate Development at China Resources Enterprise shares the results of YPO's latest Global Pulse Confidence Index. The survey finds Japan's confidence level at its highest while optimism in China has tempered slightly.
Bhaskar Laxminarayan, CIO, Asia at Pictet Wealth Management shares his top picks among ASEAN markets.
Catherine Yeung, Investment Director at Fidelity Worldwide Investment shares her top picks among the ASEAN markets and explains why Fidelity is underweight on Indonesia and Malaysia.
A surprise contraction in Singapore's economy in the first quarter of this year shows that the wealthy island state continues to struggle, prompting Credit Suisse to call for more downgrades to the country's 2013 growth forecasts.
Robert Prior-Wandesforde, Director of Asia Economics at Credit Suisse, warns that ASEAN economies are heating up while central banks are focusing on inflation and not doing what they should be - raising rates.
Cesar Purisima, Finance Secretary of the Philippines, says President Benigno Aquino III's is trying to transform the country.
Stephen Davies, CEO, Javelin Wealth Management says he had reduced his cash weights and remains fully weighted on equities, with an emphasis on Asia and emerging markets.
Catherine Yeung, Investment Director, Fidelity Worldwide Investment says investors are increasingly abandoning bonds, in favor of equities. She expects a rotation to occur from ASEAN markets into the North Asian markets.
Allan Patience, Visiting Scholar, Asia Institute, University of Melbourne says a trip by Japan's new Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to the ASEAN region is all about building friendships to counter the rise of China.
Martin Lakos, Division Director, Macquarie Private Wealth says markets are showing appetite to take on more risk and increase their focus on income generation. He favors Australian telco and banking sectors.
Ajay Kapur, Head of Equity Strategy, Asia, Deutsche Bank sees the beginning of a trend of retail investors coming back into equities, especially Asian markets.