Asia Unhedged | Philippines pitches US$6.93 billion in infrastructure projects to China
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: Reuters, Thomas Peter
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: Reuters, Thomas Peter
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Philippines pitches US$6.93 billion in infrastructure projects to China

The Chinese Vice-Premier is expected to sign a six-year cooperation agreement this week

March 13, 2017 11:35 PM (UTC+8)

The Philippines chief economist said Friday that the country will pitch US$6.93 billion worth of infrastructure projects for Chinese financing. The list of 15 proposed projects are part of a six-year cooperation agreement expected to be signed when Chinese Vice-Premier Wang Yang visits the country this week. The projects include two large-scale railway projects, a dam, and a pump irrigation project.

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