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CPTPP to bring great chances for Singaporean businesses

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CPTPP to bring great chances for Singaporean businesses

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), which is expected to take effect in December this year, will bring great opportunities for business cooperation with Singapore firms, said a statement from Singapore’s Ministry of Trade and Industry on November 20.

Singapore’s October exports up 8.3 percent

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Singapore’s October exports up 8.3 percent

Singapore’s exports growth picked up the annual pace in October and handily beat forecasts, thanks to a continued surge in pharmaceutical shipments though the key electronics sector contracted again.

ASEAN, IRENA work to promote renewable energy development

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ASEAN, IRENA work to promote renewable energy development

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) aiming to support the ASEAN’s goal of raising the share of renewable energy to 23 percent of all energy sources by 2025.

Locally-assembled cars up in July

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Locally-assembled cars up in July

The Ministry of Industry and Trade reported that the volume of locally-assembled cars in July was estimated at 23,200 units, up 31.4 percent compared with the same period last year.

Indonesia, Mozambique commence talks on preferential trade

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Indonesia, Mozambique commence talks on preferential trade

Indonesia and Mozambique have kicked off their first-ever negotiations for a Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) following a joint commitment reached during the Indonesia-Africa Forum (IAF) in April this year, according to the Indonesian Trade Ministry.

Singapore investigates Grab-Uber merger

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Singapore investigates Grab-Uber merger

Singapore announced on March 30 that it is investigating the sale of US ride hailing giant Uber's Southeast Asia business to Grab over concerns that it may impact competition in the city-state.