[SYDNEY] A massive trans-Pacific trade deal cleared a final hurdle Wednesday allowing it to enter into force this year, a pointed rebuke of President Donald Trump's protectionist policies from...

BREXITEERS have long claimed that countries are queuing up to sign trade deals with BritainĀ once it leaves the European Union (EU). It is one reason that they oppose any Brexit deal that leaves the...

EDITORIAL

THE third round of the Trump administration's ongoing trade spat with China - 10 per cent tariffs on US$200 billion of Chinese imports - takes effect this week, with the tax set to rise to 25...

[OTTAWA] Canada's trade minister on Monday signalled that the government will push ratification of the Trans Pacific Partnership quickly through parliament, as stalled North American free trade...

COMMENTARY

"THE growing wave of populism globally means that Singapore has to work with like-minded partners - including Europe, Japan, Asean and China," Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien...

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...