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Singapore is world’s freest economy, HK drops out of freedom list

Singapore is ranked as the freest economy in the world by Heritage FoundationHong Kong, which had topped the list for 25 of...

Vietnam ranked among world’s top ten emerging logistics markets

The Southeast Asian country moves to eighth place among the world’s top emerging logistics marketsVietnam again topped the ranking as the emerging...

WTO: strong goods trade rebound but momentum may be short lived

Global merchandise trade growth remained strong in the fourth quarter of 2020 but momentum is unlikely to be sustained in the first...

Three ASEAN countries cooperate in ACTS live transit movement

An ASEAN Customs Transit System live transit movement was successfully initiated this month in Malaysia and arrived safely inland in Cambodia, passing...

UK-Singapore FTA enters into force

This marks the entry into force of the first FTA between the UK and an ASEAN country and signals the UK’s intent...

Nepal National Single Window launched

The Nepal National Single Window was launched January 26, 2021It currently connects three regulatory agencies—Department of Food Technology and Quality Control, Department...

East Asia drives trade, mfg recovery—UNCTAD

Global trade recovered in the fourth quarter of 2020, reducing overall decline in 2020 to about 9% on strong trade in goods,...

Vietnam’s agri exports fall due to container shortage

Coffee and rice exports in January decreased by more than 40% in volume, and by 43% and 38% in value, respectively, compared...

ASEAN-6 to see 5.3% growth in 2021, with Vietnam leading recovery

Vietnam is a clear winner, with its GDP already back above pre-Covid-19 levels, according to an Oxford Economics forecastGrowth in the short...

Japanese firms plan expansion in Vietnam this year—report

Vietnam currently tops the list of potential investment destinations among Japanese firms choosing to diversify their supply chainsJapanese electronic and automotive spare...