EVFTA - impetus for intensifying Vietnam-Germany trade ties Business

EVFTA - impetus for intensifying Vietnam-Germany trade ties

Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh and German Federal Minister of Economics Peter Altmaier co-chaired the first meeting of the joint committee for economic cooperation between the two countries which took place virtually on January 12.
Singapore promotes clean energy development World

Singapore promotes clean energy development

Singapore will harness four switches to transform and diversify energy supply, so as to achieve its vision of a clean and efficient energy future, Tan See Leng, Singaporean Second Minister for Trade and Industry, said at a parliament meeting on January 5.
RCEP a proof of signatories’ resolve to strengthen integration: Malaysian minister World

RCEP a proof of signatories’ resolve to strengthen integration: Malaysian minister

The recently concluded Comprehensive Regional Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement is a proof of resolve of Malaysia, together with ASEAN member countries and the five ASEAN Free-Trade Agreement (FTA) partners, to continue strengthening regional economic integration, facilitating cross-border trade and investment, and reducing non-tariff barriers, a Malaysian minister has said.
Singapore’s deflation eases in November World

Singapore’s deflation eases in November

Singapore’s deflation eased in November, with both core and headline inflation at -0.1 percent year-on-year, compared to -0.2 percent in October, according to the Department of Statistics (Singstat) consumer price index (CPI) figures on December 23.
Malaysia to get benefits from RCEP World

Malaysia to get benefits from RCEP

Malaysia will benefit from its participation in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (RCEP) as it enhances economic integration and facilitation between ASEAN countries and their dialogue partners, namely China, Japan, the Republic of Koreas, Australia, and New Zealand.
Singapore, UK sign bilateral free trade deal World

Singapore, UK sign bilateral free trade deal

Singaporean Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing and UK Secretary of State for International Trade Elizabeth Truss signed a bilateral free trade agreement on December 10.
Singapore’s economy further recovers World

Singapore’s economy further recovers

The Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) of Singapore on November 23 narrowed its forecast contraction to between 6 percent and 6.5 percent in 2020, from 5 percent to 7 percent before, as GDP improved in the third quarter.
ASEAN, EU should boost economic, trade cooperation: Minister World

ASEAN, EU should boost economic, trade cooperation: Minister

Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh proposed ASEAN and the EU beef up economic and trade cooperation at both bilateral and regional levels, with a focus on urgent issues such as supply chains and non-tariff barriers, while addressing the eighth ASEAN-EU Business Summit held online on November 19.
Vietnam has turned a crisis into an opportunity for success: Diplomat Politics

Vietnam has turned a crisis into an opportunity for success: Diplomat

Vietnam did a good job as the ASEAN Chair this year, and the more than 80 documents adopted at the 37th ASEAN Summit and related summits last week is a proof that the country has turned a crisis into an opportunity for success, the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s Ambassador to the bloc Lim Sung-nam has said.
Vietnam attends 31st APEC Ministerial Meeting Business

Vietnam attends 31st APEC Ministerial Meeting

Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh attended the 31st Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Ministerial Meeting held via videoconference on November 16 evening under the chair of Malaysian Minister of International Trade and Industry Mohamed Azmin Ali.