"ASEAN countries need 8 trillion-dollar investments in infrastructures" - With Vasuki Shastry
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Vasuki Shastry is an associate fellow of the Asia-Pacific programme and was most recently global head of public affairs and sustainability at Standard Chartered Bank. ASEAN countries need massive investments in infrastructure, and China is supplying them through the Belt and Road Initiative. Despite some political backlash in the area, Chinese dynamism is helping in spurring some positive unintentional consequences: other countries want to compete with China to provide ASEAN countries with capital and skills to build up connectivity in the region.
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