WHILE Singapore welcomes the US rejoining the Trans Pacific free trade pact, private-sector economists here are sceptical about President Donald Trump's sharp reversal of his country's pull...

SHARE prices in the Singapore bourse bounced back on Friday after the key index snapped a five-day winning streak the day before, buoyed by Wall Street's solid overnight showing and encouraging...

[WASHINGTON] US President Donald Trump said the United States would only join the Trans Pacific Partnership, a multinational trade pact his administration walked away from last year, if it offered...

[TOKYO] Japanese finance minister Taro Aso said on Friday he would welcome a decision by the United States to explore rejoining the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), following news that President...

[WASHINGTON] President Donald Trump has directed senior aides to explore re-joining the 11-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership if a "better deal" can be reached, the White House said Thursday...

THE Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) has unlocked opportunities for Singapore firms, the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) said on Friday, after the 11...

[SANTIAGO] Eleven countries including Japan and Canada signed a landmark Asia-Pacific trade agreement without the United States on Thursday in what one minister called a powerful signal against...

COMMENTARY

TRADE ministers from 11 America and Asia-Pacific nations meet in Chile on Thursday to sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The major trade policy accomplishment, which comes despite Donald Trump...

EYE ON GLOBAL TRADE

A YEAR after an abrupt US withdrawal left a fledgling 12-nation Pacific trade pact for dead, the 11 remaining states will sign a re-vamped deal this Thursday aimed at slashing tariffs.

[WASHINGTON] US President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull held talks on Friday at the White House where the two leaders sought to put aside previous tensions, but...