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Trade in goods in 2021 to reach record high, 2022 outlook...

Global trade is expected to reach about $28 trillion in 2021, indicating an increase of 11% relative to pre-pandemic levels.Global trade growth...

Hong Kong exports post robust growth in Oct

Hong Kong’s exports rose 21.4% to HKD418.3 billion in October year-on-yearImports expanded 17.7% to HKD448.7 billion last monthFor the first 10 months...

China-Cambodia free trade deal takes effect in January

The free trade agreement (FTA) signed between China and Cambodia will take effect on January 1, 2022 The agreement brings the...

Singapore’s NODX further strengthens in Oct

Singapore’s non-oil domestic exports (NODX) rose 17.9% in October year-on-year, extending the 12.0% increase in September 2021 as both electronics and non-electronics...

WTO barometer points to loss of momentum in goods trade due...

Production and supply disruptions and cooling import demand are dampening the growth of merchandise tradeThe current barometer reading suggests that merchandise trade...

Japan’s 3Q21 GDP falls amid COVID restrictions

Economic activity contracted sharply as a result of emergency restrictions imposed on movementWith restrictions now mostly lifted, Japan should see a solid...

African swine fever strikes Vietnam’s central region

Hundreds of African Swine Fever outbreaks have been reported in Vietnam's central localities in the past few weeks, forcing authorities to take...

WTO launches improved database on trade restrictions

The improved Quantitative Restrictions (QR) Database is an online platform to search and retrieve information on trade restrictions and prohibitions notified by...

Singapore rebounding steadily from sharp contraction in 2020

GDP is forecast to grow by 6.3% in 2021 and 4.0% in 2022Economy continues to recover steadily from a sharp contraction in...

China ready to reduce tariffs once RCEP enters into force in...

The Ministry of Commerce said the country is prepared to implement tariff reductions, adjustments in the rules of origin, and software system...