South-east Asia is holding its own despite global economic headwinds

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June data from market intelligence firm S&P Global showed a solid overall expansion in South-east Asia's manufacturing sector. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI
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South-east Asia has gained credence in the global economy since the onslaught of the pandemic and Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

More companies have moved their factories here, underscoring the region's relevance in the manufacturing supply chain.

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