SFF X SWITCH

BUSINESS sans Borders (BSB), a cross-border digital trade platform experiment for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), will be ramped up in the first half of next year, having completed its...

[BEIJING] China and the United States have agreed to cancel in phases the tariffs imposed during their months-long trade war, the Chinese commerce ministry said on Thursday, without specifying a...

INDO-PACIFIC BUSINESS FORUM

THE Trump administration is "extremely engaged and committed" to the Indo-Pacific region, US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross said, as he revealed a 6 per cent increase in two-way trade that...

[BANGKOK] Fifteen Asian countries have agreed to terms on Monday for what could be the world's biggest trade pact, they said in a statement, but India delayed its decision on joining because of...

[ABUJA] Nigeria will keep its land borders closed to trade until at least Jan 31, 2020, the customs spokesman told Reuters on Sunday.

ASEAN BUSINESS

THE surge in exports to China from the emerging economies of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam has benefited their development, but it also makes them more vulnerable to "future Chinese economic...

[SHANGHAI] The European Union (EU) said that China should make rapid and substantial improvements to the business environment or risk "promise fatigue".

INDIA must quickly negotiate the sticking points to joining the proposed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) grouping, which is further prying open the relatively protected Indian...

[WASHINGTON] The initial US-China trade deal does not need to be finalised next month, the US commerce secretary said on Monday even as President Donald Trump has said he would like to sign the...

THE partial trade bargain struck last week with China is now being formally put down in writing, US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday.