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Slowing Chinese economic activity to continue in Aug

Economic slowdown is expected to continue in August amid more floods and tighter social distancing measures as the Covid-19 Delta variant spreads...

Vietnam world’s third largest instant noodles consumer

The Asian market is the biggest consumer of this product, accounting for 56.45% of the total global instant noodle consumption last yearConsumption...

Vietnam, China ink fruit trading deal

The Vietnam Fruit and Vegetable Association and the Guangxi-ASEAN Trade Promotion Association step up fruit trading between the two countriesOnly nine fresh...

Trade policy restraint helped limit COVID harm to global economy—WTO

Of the 384 COVID-19-related trade measures implemented by economies, 65% were trade-facilitating while 35% could be considered trade restrictive84% of the trade-restrictive...

Rising COVID cases push ASEAN manufacturing into deeper decline

PMI fell to 13-month low at 44.6 in JulyDemand slumped as restrictions return, leading to the fastest decline in output since May...

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...