CHINESE Premier Li Keqiang said the world's second-biggest economy is expected to have grown around 6.9 per cent last year, the official Xinhua news agency reported, accelerating from a 26-year...

[BEIJING] China's Premier Li Keqiang said the world's second-biggest economy is expected to have grown around 6.9 per cent last year, the official Xinhua news agency reported, accelerating...

[BEIJING] China's final 2016 gross domestic product stood at 74.36 trillion yuan (S$15.22 trillion), the National Bureau of Statistics said in a statement on Friday, down 54.2 billion yuan from...

THE Singapore economy has picked up speed on the back of an uptick in global trade, but a sustained improvement in productivity growth could still remain elusive.

THE SINGAPORE economy expanded 3.1 per cent in the last three months of 2017, lifted once again by robust manufacturing growth.

THE Singapore economy expanded 3.1 per cent in the last three months of 2017, lifted once again by robust manufacturing growth.

[HANOI] Vietnam's economy grew more quickly this year than in 2016 because of higher domestic demand, record export earnings and the government's economic reforms, the head of the General...

[TOKYO] A free trade deal with the European Union would boost Japan's gross domestic product (GDP) by 1 per cent annually once the benefits fully kick in over 10-20 years, a government estimate...

[WELLINGTON] New Zealand's economy grew 0.6 per cent in the July-September quarter thanks to a rebound in construction, official data released on Thursday showed...

[TOKYO] Japan's government revised up its growth projections for the current and next fiscal years, forecasting the economy to expand 1.9 per cent and 1.8 per cent respectively on the back of...