[MANILA] The Philippines said on Monday it is considering imposing a safeguard duty on rice to ease the pain of local farmers hurting from a surge in imports of the staple grain.

[TOKYO] Japan's exports likely contracted at the fastest pace in more than three years in August, a Reuters poll showed on Friday, indicating increasing pressure on shipments as the economy is...

[TOKYO] The argument by Japan's premier Shinzo Abe that the country needs to buy US corn because pests are eating up its domestic production is looking rather dubious.

[SYDNEY] Australian exporters enjoyed bumper sales last quarter gifting the country its first current account surplus in over four decades, however, wider economic conditions remained sluggish as...

[NEW DELHI] India's trade ministry has recommended raising the tax on refined palm oil imports from Malaysia to 50 per cent from 45 per cent to curb cheaper purchases of the commodity, a...

[TOKYO] Japan's politically sensitive trade surplus with the United States grew more than 15 per cent in July, data showed Monday, as negotiators from the two economic powerhouses prepare to...

[WASHINGTON] US import prices unexpectedly rose in July, but the underlying trend continued to be weak, pointing to subdued imported inflation pressures.

[SEOUL] South Korea on Monday announced plans to invest about 7.8 trillion won (S$8.92 billion) in research and development to foster the local production of materials and equipment over the next...

[JAKARTA] Indonesia recorded a narrower-than-expected trade surplus in June, as imports surprisingly rose, government data showed on Monday.

[WASHINGTON] The United States announced fresh duties on some Mexican and Chinese steel goods on Monday, saying those countries helped their manufacturers with unfair subsidies which harmed US...