ASEAN 2020: Meeting held promoting regional sustainable finance ASEAN

ASEAN 2020: Meeting held promoting regional sustainable finance

Solutions to promoting sustainable finance in ASEAN, digital transformation in the financial service sector amid the fourth Industrial Revolution, comprehensive financial solutions, and regional digital commerce links were on the agenda of the 6th ASEAN Finance Ministers’ and Central Bank Governors’ Meeting (AFMGM), held online on October 2.
ASEAN looks to promote post-pandemic recovery ASEAN

ASEAN looks to promote post-pandemic recovery

An online consultation of ASEAN economic ministers with the ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN BAC) took place on August 24 under the chair of Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh.
ASEAN-China digital trade centre to boost cooperation World

ASEAN-China digital trade centre to boost cooperation

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region have rolled out a plan to build a China-ASEAN Digital Trade Centre for boosting regional digital economic cooperation.
First-ever ASEAN Online Sale Day kicks off ASEAN

First-ever ASEAN Online Sale Day kicks off

The first-ever ASEAN Online Sale Day (AOSD) was launched on August 8 at http://aseanonlinesaleday.com, gathering nearly 150 regional firms who offer diverse kinds of goods and services at promotion prices.
ASEAN, Japan adopt COVID-19 economic resilience action plan World

ASEAN, Japan adopt COVID-19 economic resilience action plan

Economic ministers in ASEAN member states and Japan approved the ASEAN - Japan Economic Resilience Action Plan at a virtual meeting chaired by Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh on July 29, as part of the efforts to promote solidarity between the two sides in combating COVID-19.
Trade facilitation to promote ASEAN investment ASEAN

Trade facilitation to promote ASEAN investment

The ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ABAC) proposed initiatives to promote ASEAN investment through trade facilitation at the ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM) and ABAC Consultation in Vietnam’s central city of Da Nang on March 10.
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.