[BEIJING] Trade tensions between the world's two largest economies continued to simmer as Beijing took aim at imports of a key chemical from the United States, the latest move in a growing...

WHILE the move by the United States in September 2017 to shorten the time it takes to settle stocks and bond trades by one-third didn't receive much fanfare outside of the financial industry, it...

PM LEE IN SRI LANKA

ONE area of strong collaboration between Singapore and Sri Lanka is in the rejuvenation of the Beira Lake district in Colombo.

[BEIJING] China's imports from North Korea plunged in December to the lowest level in dollar terms since at least the start of 2014, with trade curbed by UN sanctions aimed at persuading North...

[BEIJING] China's 2017 trade surplus with the United States reached an all-time high US$275.81 billion, customs data showed on Friday (Jan 12), topping the previous record in 2015 of a US$260.8...

SOUTH Korea's trade ministry said on Monday it anticipates an "uphill battle" to revise its bilateral trade deal with the United States, but it expects Washington to proceed with the...

SINGAPORE BUDGET 2018

ACCOUNTING and professional services firm EY in its Budget 2018 wish-list released on Thursday called on the Singapore government to take a two-pronged focus - sharpening the country's...

AFTER a year of relatively healthy global economic growth, economists are predicting pretty much the same for 2018 - a neither too-hot nor too-cold Goldilocks scenario, but with little sight of the...

[BUENOS AIRES] US President Donald Trump's trade chief said on Monday that the World Trade Organization is losing its focus on trade negotiations in favor of litigation and needed to rethink how...

[BRUSSELS] The EU and Japan announced on Friday they have finalised terms for a giant free trade deal, presenting it as a challenge to the protectionism championed by US President Donald Trump.