India, ASEAN look to boost economic links World

India, ASEAN look to boost economic links

The PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI) of India is hosting the first India-ASEAN Business Summit in New Delhi from November 11-12 as part of efforts to enhance cooperation between the country and the Southeast Asian bloc.
ASEAN optimistic about finalisation of RCEP ASEAN

ASEAN optimistic about finalisation of RCEP

The 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and its six trading partners remain optimistic about making a breakthrough on the long-delayed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) deal, Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit.
Malaysian PM optimistic about economic recovery World

Malaysian PM optimistic about economic recovery

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has affirmed that the government led by the Pakatan Harapan (PH) alliance is working to re-energise the economy, with the road to recovery now visible.
Trade war will not affect RCEP: ASEAN Secretary-General World

Trade war will not affect RCEP: ASEAN Secretary-General

Secretary-General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Lim Jock Hoi has expressed his confidence that the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will be completed in principle before Thailand’s chairmanship ends at the end of this year.
Philippines benefits from global trade tensions World

Philippines benefits from global trade tensions

The Philippines has gained from the trade war between the US and China, according to a review of export data of the country in the first seven months of 2019 by Maybank Kim Eng analysts.
EU optimistic about FTA talks with Thailand World

EU optimistic about FTA talks with Thailand

EU Ambassador to Thailand Pirkka Tapiola has said he is optimistic that the long-delayed free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations between the EU and the Southeast Asian nation will continue in the time to come.
ANZ expert optimistic about Vietnamese economy outlook Business

ANZ expert optimistic about Vietnamese economy outlook

The Vietnamese government’s commitment to broad-based economic reforms bodes well for the country’s longer term prospects and look to have it on the path to upper middle-income status, held Khoon Goh, head of Asia Research at Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ).
Cement, clinker exports likely to reach yearly targets Business

Cement, clinker exports likely to reach yearly targets

Vietnam’s cement and clinker exports are well on track to fulfil the target set for the whole year with a positive turnover of nearly 750 million USD seen in the first seven months, statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs showed.
RCEP expected to be finalised by year-end: ASEAN chief World

RCEP expected to be finalised by year-end: ASEAN chief

ASEAN Secretary-General Dato Lim Jock Hoi has expressed his optimism over the likelihood that the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) between 10 ASEAN member countries and six partners will be finalised by the end of the year.