China pushes growth in Asia but sustainability is doubtful

Emerging Markets

Managers’ concerns over whether China’s economy could falter are casting doubt over a euphoric’ attitude Chinese growth has engendered in some Far Eastern investors.

Rob Brewis, emerging markets fund manager and principal at BDT, says China has without doubt exerted a positive effect on the Far East recently, saying China is the “engine for the whole region.”

“Some people say this is negative, because no-one can compete, but I do not think so. There is a lot of intra-regional trade but it is two-w