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"I can tell you, after the Huawei events, all the Chinese money into Silicon Valley stops," says the former deputy governor of the People's Bank of China.
As Beijing and Tokyo compete for infrastructure projects in Southeast Asia, experts say Japanese ventures appear to have a better reputation and local impact.
Indonesia's industry minister, Airlangga Hartarto, said companies producing textiles and footwear have looked at moving out of China into his country.
Singapore's export-driven economy may face some headwinds amid the U.S.-China trade war, but economists believe the city-state has sufficient buffer to help shield the country from global turbulence.
Citi analysts are focusing on "plausible" economic surprises in Asia in 2019, with a better-than-expected trade deal between China and the United States topping the list.
Mark Machin, president and chief executive of Canada's Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), sees the country's potential to diversify his portfolio as outweighing any shorter-term economic setbacks.
Saudi Arabia's Sabic is expanding its investments in China despite an expected slowdown in the country's economic growth.
Hong Kong's once world-beating port needs to raise its game or risk falling further behind competitors in Shanghai, Singapore and elsewhere, industry experts say.
The economy and religion will likely take center stage as Indonesian President Joko Widodo seeks re-election, experts told CNBC.
China on Monday reported that there were 15.23 million births in 2018 — the lowest since 1961 when 11.87 million births were reported, according to data on financial services firm Wind Info.
Chinese stocks are on fire, and one of those names is flashing a major buy signal.
The growing likelihood of even a limited trade deal between China and the United States combined with a ramp-up in stimulus by Beijing are making some experts increasingly optimistic about prospects for the world's second-largest economy this year.
When asked where's the safest place to put money in, Fidelity International's investment director for Asian equities, Medha Samant, replied: "It's really north Asia, it's being led by China we think."
In recent months, countries such as Pakistan, Malaysia, Myanmar and Sierra Leone have either canceled or backed away from previously negotiated commitments to the Belt and Road Initiative.
"We are already starting to see big orders, big export orders," said Bill Stoops, the chief investment officer at Dragon Capital. "I think this is a harbinger of things to come, as people start to divert business away from China."
Singapore's exports recorded their worst decline in more than two years in December as shipments of electronics and pharmaceuticals plunged, official data showed on Thursday.