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East Asia to grow 7.7% in 2021 but regional recovery rates...

Region has bounced back from 2020 but speed of recovery will be different among countriesChina is projected to grow 8.5% this year,...

ASEAN mfg rebound continues, but supplier delays at most severe

Regional manufacturing logs third straight month of improvement in MaySustained upturns in output and new ordersSupplier delays at the most severe for...

OECD raises global growth forecast, warns of uneven recovery

5.8% projected growth this year is a sharp upward revision from the 4.2% projected earlierGlobal GDP growth is seen at 4.4% in...

Goods trade recovery accelerating: WTO

The goods barometer rose to 109.7, nearly 10 points above the baseline value of 100 and up 21.6 points year-on-yearAll component indices...

Indonesia signs deal on yearly export quota of 165,000 tonnes of...

The pact allows the Southeast Asian country to export about 165,000 tonnes of cassava to the EU each year at a tax...

Global trade hits record 10% growth in Q1, to stay strong—UNCTAD...

Rebound was driven by the strong export performance of East Asian economies, which recovered earlier from the COVID-19 crisis and capitalized on...

Indonesia fast-tracks development of halal industrial estates

The 500-hectare Modern Halal Valley in the Cikande Modern Industrial Estate in Serang district will be the first integrated and largest halal...

Hong Kong exports, imports soar in Q1

Total goods exports and imports rose by 32% and 24.4%, respectively, in Q1 2021 compared to Q1 2020Total goods exports and imports...

Vietnamese firms increase overseas investments

Vietnamese companies’ overseas investments totaled US$545.9 million in the first four months of 2021, up 7.9-fold year-on-yearOf the total, 18 were new...

Vietnam demand for biodegradable plastics to top 80,000 tonnes yearly by...

About 80,000 tonnes of biodegradable plastics needed annually by 2025Vietnam’s plastics sector now focuses on effectiveness and sustainabilityShopping chains have cut their...