NOT so long ago in America, when a US president and/or protectionist law-makers on Capitol Hill were about to launch a new campaign to contain an alleged threat to the nation's economic security...

[NIAMEY] African nations launched the "operational phase" of a landmark free trade accord at the African Union (AU) Summit in Nigerien capital, Niamey on Sunday, creating what leaders hope will be...

[NAIROBI] The African Union launches the "operational phase" this weekend of a long-awaited trade accord, but analysts say the continent faces an uphill task to transform the pact into reality....

ASEAN SUMMIT 2018

AS negotiations to create the world's largest free-trade area drag on into the new year and beyond, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said he is confident that a deal for the Regional...

A MASSIVE trans-Pacific trade deal cleared a final hurdle on Wednesday that paves the way for it to enter into force by the end of December, a pointed rebuke of US President Donald Trump's...

[BRUSSELS] European leaders sought to build support from Asia on Thursday in defence of free trade and the fight against climate change, to counter the growing protectionism of President Donald...

AHEAD of Singapore and the European Union (EU) signing a landmark free trade pact on Thursday, Europe's top trade official is confident that it will be ratified by the European Parliament and...