[LONDON] Global trade in goods will likely stay weak in coming months as disruptions from coronavirus in China staunch the movement of international commerce already slowed by tariffs and...

[SINGAPORE] As the world builds walls, Singapore must go against the tide and build bridges, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat said on Friday.

[GENEVA] G-20 economies slapped on 28 new barriers between mid-May and mid-October covering trade worth an estimated US$460.4 billion, mainly via tariff increases and import bans, the World Trade...

THE global political pendulum is swinging away from right-wing nationalism, but governments must still commit to work together to avoid lasting damage, a top Singapore policymaker has reiterated...

[SANTIAGO] Global trade expanded by just 0.5 per cent in the first quarter of 2019, marking the slowest year-on-year pace of growth since 2012 amid signs a more significant slowdown is possible,...

[OSAKA] US President Donald Trump made clear on Friday that trade was a top priority at a summit of leaders of Group of 20 nations, as Chinese leader Xi Jinping warned against rising protectionism...

[WASHINGTON] President Donald Trump will meet with China's Xi Jinping, Russia's Vladimir Putin and Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan while attending the Group of 20 summit later this week in Japan,...

[TOKYO] Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Monday the global economic outlook is highly uncertain, and there are downside risks due to trade friction, China's slowing economy and...

[BENGALURU] The outlook for global growth in 2019 has dimmed for the first time, according to Reuters polls of economists who said the US-China trade war and tightening financial conditions would...

[LONDON] Escalating trade wars "pose real risks" to the global economy, potentially threatening millions of jobs, head of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Roberto Azevedo warned in a...