China tops Vietnam's list of importers Business

China tops Vietnam's list of importers

China has overtaken the US to become Vietnam's largest importer as of January 2018, accounting for 77 percent of the country’s export market, official statistics show.
Thailand: 2017's MPI grows by 1.58 percent World

Thailand: 2017's MPI grows by 1.58 percent

Thailand's Manufacturing Production Index in 2017 showed 1.58 percent growth from a previous year with rubber products, automobiles, automobile engines, vegetable oil, and petroleum being major performers.
Thailand: November trade grows 13.36 percent ASEAN

Thailand: November trade grows 13.36 percent

The Thai Ministry of Commerce reports exports in November of this year grew 13.36 percent, the highest rate for the year, with overall exports during the first 11 months up 10.01 percent.
Singapore’s exports surge in January World

Singapore’s exports surge in January

Singapore’s non-oil domestic export reached higher – than – expected 8.6 percent in January, becoming the third straight expanding month since last November, said the International Enterprise (IE).
Singapore’s non-oil domestic exports recover ASEAN

Singapore’s non-oil domestic exports recover

Singapore’s non–oil domestic exports (NODX) rebounded at 11.5 percent in November from a 12 percent reduction in the previous month, according to data of the International Enterprise (IE) Singapore.
Business

Lukewarm response to export credit insurance

Only 46 export credit insurance policies were taken after three years of implementing a Government's pilot programme, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade's Export and Import Department.
World

Singapore’s exports decline slows in July

Demand for made-in-Singapore products continued its slide in July, leading to non-oil domestic exports (NODX) sliding 0.7 percent year-on-year or 1.1 percent month on month.
Business

IT sector needs to invest more in research

The local information and communications technology (ICT) hardware industry should invest more in research and development (R&D) to increase competitive capacity and seize more market share, experts have said.
Business

Exports rise slightly, trade deficit still widens

Exports in April rose by 2 percent over March to stand at 5.7 billion USD, bringing the nation’s four-month export value to 20.1 billion USD, a year-on-year increase of 8.9 percent.

The slight rise was attributed to increasing demand for imports from many markets around the world amidst the post-crisis recovery.