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IMF lowers 2021 outlook for emerging Asia

Prospects for emerging market and developing economies have been marked down for 2021, while those for advanced economies have been revised upVaccine...

Services trade slump persists but transport posts Q1 gains

Services trade fell 9% year-on-year in the first quarter after posting a 21% decline for the full year of 2020In contrast, global...

SE Asian recovery imperiled amid Delta roadblock

Malaysia's GDP forecast this year has been revised down to 4.7% from 5.6% due to heightened movement restrictions amid the spread of...

Vietnam pepper exporters face losses due to high freight costs

Aside from COVID-19, logistics costs are behind the decrease in pepper export volume this year Local enterprises said the cost of shipping pepper...

Singapore, Pacific Alliance conclude FTA talks

This FTA marks a milestone in the PA’s integration with the Asia Pacific RegionIt will enable exploration of areas for collaboration such...

ADB lowers Asia’s 2021 growth forecast amid renewed outbreaks

Growth projection for developing Asia is revised down slightly to 7.2% for 2021 following renewed virus outbreaks East Asia will see higher...

Cargo handled at Vietnam ports up 6% in seven months

Export cargo hit over 106 million tonnes, a year-on-year increase of 9%Import cargo stood at roughly 133 million tonnes, up 2%Container goods...

Australia eyes $4.3M in Vietnamese ginger imports this year

Australian import of frozen ginger products from Vietnam is expected to be raised to US$4.35 million this yearIn the first four months...

Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand top expansion markets for EU investors

About 88% of European companies focusing on ASEAN expect business growth in the region over the next 12 monthsNearly half of the...

S.Korean online shopping hits $14.2B in May

Shopping in cyberspace amounted to about US$14.2 billion in May, up 26% from a year earlierFood delivery services in cyberspace surged 62.2%,...