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Trump’s “America first” policy poses threat to Philippines

Emerging Asia Economics Weekly
Written by Capital Economics Economist

China and Mexico were the main focus of Donald Trump’s protectionist threats on the campaign trail. But the Philippines also stands out as vulnerable to any moves by the US towards isolationism. In this Weekly we look at the main channels through which the Philippines could be affected by a further shift towards protectionism in the US.