MARKET-opening international trade policy reform tends to yield positive results. When trade flows increase, nations on both ends tend to benefit. At the enterprise level, in a trade transaction both...

[TOKYO] Malaysia's newly-elected prime minister called on Monday for the Trans-Pacific Partnership to be "renegotiated," and urged protection for small countries in international trade...

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad called for a review of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement, saying smaller economies like Malaysia were at a disadvantage under the...

FACING US pressure, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that Tokyo was ready to begin talks about "trade deals" with the US, but was careful not to commit to a bilateral deal...

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...