How Asian Markets are Responding to Trade Wars

Michael Barrow, director general of Private Sector Operations Department at Asia Development Bank, discussed the impact of the latest trade tariffs on Asian economies on “Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power.”

Related: Leveraging up the Energy Trade

Points discussed in interview:

  • In the energy sector, there are opportunities in Asia like liquefied natural gas (LNG)
  • China is rapidly moving out of coal and looking to import gas–U.S. is the largest importer of LNG and China could be the biggest buyer
  • Retaliatory tariffs have not included LNG, which could present opportunities
  • China could be the biggest importer of LNG
  • There is a little bit of a slowdown in terms of LNG supply chains
  • Other sectors sensitive to trade disputes: energy and power-related investments, solar, renewables

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