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B2B online food marketplace boosts Singapore-China trade

Trustana adds five Chongqing suppliers of “mala” flavor food products to its online B2B food marketplaceTrustana intends to expand its collaboration with...

Singapore ratifies ASEAN trade in services deal

The republic signed the ASEAN Trade in Services Agreement (ATISA) on April 5; other ASEAN members expected to ratify pact within the...

World economy to grow 6% in 2021 but recoveries widely divergent:...

Global growth projected to be 6% in 2021 and 4.4% in 2022 after an estimated historic contraction of -3.3% in 2020 but...

ASEAN manufacturing posts mild growth amid supply delays, cost inflation

Renewed upturns in output and new orders Supply disruptions registered for 14th straight monthInput cost inflation strongest for more than seven years...

March global factory output escalates despite severe supply shortages

Strong global manufacturing production reported in March, but growth stymied by supply constraintsRising backlogs of work hint at further robust expansion in...

ASEAN heads toward smart production

Smart production is forecast to accelerate in ASEAN in the wake of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and digital transformation trend A survey...

HK Customs seizes suspected meth hidden in baby car seats

This is the first drug trafficking case detected by Customs involving a self-service container yardThe 51.5 kilos of suspected methamphetamine were found...

WTO barometer signals short-term rebound for global services trade

The latest reading has risen sharply to 104.7, the strongest on record for the seriesProspects for Q1 2021 and beyond uncertain amid...

Singapore-Indonesia bilateral investment treaty takes effect

The Singapore-Indonesia Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) establishes rules on the treatment of investors and investments from both countriesThe treaty could boost two-way...

ASEAN eyes common digital Covid vaccine certificate

A common digital Covid-19 vaccine certificate for the region is under considerationNo specific timeline yet as to when the certificate will be...