Singapore seeks digital trade agreements World

Singapore seeks digital trade agreements

Singaporean Minister of Communications and Information S. Iswaran has said together with the development of new sectors and the strong shift towards digital economy, his country needs to fine-tune trade policies, including embarking on digital trade agreements.
Thailand develops national digital trade platform World

Thailand develops national digital trade platform

Thailand’s Cabinet has approved the setting up of a National Digital Trade Platform and assigned the Office of the Public Sector Development Commission (OPDC) to work with related agencies and the Joint Standing Committee of Commerce, Industry and Banking (JSCCIB) to achieve this.
Narrowing digital divide: a focus of Vietnam Business

Narrowing digital divide: a focus of Vietnam

The Ministry of Industry and Trade plans to enhance the application of e-commerce with the aim of narrowing the digital divide, an official said at the Vietnam Online Business Forum 2019 held in Hanoi on March 26.
APEC workshop seeks to harness digital trade for SMEs Business

APEC workshop seeks to harness digital trade for SMEs

The APEC workshop on harnessing digital trade for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) is underway in Hanoi, aiming to realise one of Vietnam’s initiatives during APEC Year 2017 on facilitating trans-border e-commerce.
APEC should uphold role in regional, global connectivity: PM Politics

APEC should uphold role in regional, global connectivity: PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc urged the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum to carry forward its role in driving regional and global connectivity while addressing a working session within the 26th APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting on November 18.
Singapore calls for deepened ASEAN digital connectivity World

Singapore calls for deepened ASEAN digital connectivity

Singaporean Minister for Communications and Information S Iswaran has called on ASEAN member nations to deepen regional digital connectivity in order to position the region for the growing opportunities in innovation and the digital economy, and to be better prepared to meet future challenges.
Australia, ASEAN promote digital trade World

Australia, ASEAN promote digital trade

Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Steven Ciobo has announced a joint initiative between Australia and ASEAN countries to promote digital trade and support inclusive economic growth