trending Market Intelligence /marketintelligence/en/news-insights/trending/gPqqkg8EXwasOt0aDGUTHQ2 content
Log in to other products

Login to Market Intelligence Platform

 /


Looking for more?

Contact Us

Request a Demo

You're one step closer to unlocking our suite of comprehensive and robust tools.

Fill out the form so we can connect you to the right person.

If your company has a current subscription with S&P Global Market Intelligence, you can register as a new user for access to the platform(s) covered by your license at Market Intelligence platform or S&P Capital IQ.

  • First Name*
  • Last Name*
  • Business Email *
  • Phone *
  • Company Name *
  • City *
  • We generated a verification code for you

  • Enter verification Code here*

* Required

Thank you for your interest in S&P Global Market Intelligence! We noticed you've identified yourself as a student. Through existing partnerships with academic institutions around the globe, it's likely you already have access to our resources. Please contact your professors, library, or administrative staff to receive your student login.

At this time we are unable to offer free trials or product demonstrations directly to students. If you discover that our solutions are not available to you, we encourage you to advocate at your university for a best-in-class learning experience that will help you long after you've completed your degree. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

In This List

Moody's: Hong Kong, Singapore among hardest hit if China trade slowdown persists

StreetTalk – Episode 69: Banks left with pockets full of cash and few places to go

Street Talk – Episode 69: Banks left with pockets full of cash and few places to go

Infrastructure Issues: Tools to Dig Deep on Potential Risks

Street Talk Episode 68 - As many investors zig away from bank stocks, 2 vets in the space zag toward them


Moody's: Hong Kong, Singapore among hardest hit if China trade slowdown persists

A sustained China trade slowdown would be likely to have the greatest impact on Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, Vietnam and Mongolia in the Asia-Pacific region, according to a report from Moody's.

Recent data showed China's foreign trade surplus declined 84% year over year in February, to 34.46 billion yuan. The country is negotiating a deal with the U.S. to end the ongoing trade rift between the two economic powerhouses.

Uncertainty surrounding economic growth and trade policy in Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, Vietnam and Mongolia, as well as tighter financing conditions, would amplify the impact a continued slowdown in China may have on these countries, said Christian de Guzman, a vice president and senior credit officer at Moody's.

Higher public spending may temper the impact of China's slowdown on Singapore, Korea and Taiwan due to their fiscal strength, while other countries, like Bangladesh, may see less fluctuation due to their reliance on trade outside Asia-Pacific.

Taiwan is likely to benefit from trade and investments diverted away from China, along with Thailand, Malaysia and Vietnam, depending on its industrial structure, scalability and labor costs, de Guzman added.

As of March 18, US$1 was equivalent to 6.71 Chinese yuan.