SINGAPORE ECONOMY

WITH Covid-19 morphing into a full blown global pandemic in March that prompted governments to impose a near-freeze on movements and economic activities to tame the spread of the novel coronavirus...

[BEIJING] Cancelled shipments, returned goods and a dearth of new orders have left China exporters in crisis as the coronavirus hits its trading partners worldwide - accelerating a long-standing...

ASEAN should set up a high-level special commission for the private and public sectors to respond to the novel coronavirus pandemic together, a regional business group has declared.

[SEOUL] South Korean exports for the first 20 days of May tumbled 20.3 per cent from the same period a year earlier, as US- and EU-bound shipments continued to collapse, highlighting the damage on...

[TOKYO] Japan's exports in April fell the most since the 2009 global financial crisis as the world's third-largest economy braced for a deeper slide into recession, with the coronavirus pandemic...

AUSTRALIAN officials announced a raft of plans on Wednesday to speed up the resumption of public life to boost the ailing economy amid a diplomatic spat with major trading partner China.

[TAIPEI] Taiwan's April export orders unexpectedly grew for a second consecutive month fuelled by strong demand for telecommuting products such as laptops amid the coronavirus outbreak that has...

[GENEVA] The World Trade Organization (WTO) said on Wednesday its goods trade indicator fell to the lowest level since its launch, indicating global trade was likely to fall "precipitously" in the...

[LONDON] The United Kingdom announced a new post-Brexit tariff regime on Tuesday to replace the European Union's (EU) external tariff, maintaining a 10 per cent tariff on cars but cutting levies...

[HONG KONG] Australian exports of wine, seafood, oatmeal, fruit and dairy are in danger of being targeted by China if Beijing decides to escalate a row over Canberra's calls for an investigation...