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WCO undertakes further decisions toward updating Harmonized System

The World Customs Organization (WCO) Harmonized System Committee (HSC) held its latest meeting to arrive at further recommendations and decisions leading to the crafting...

Economists say today’s slow global recovery is more realistic

The world economy is growing at an uneven pace but there is no immediate fear of overheating, and a return to the growth rates...

Cambodia launches halal certification and label

Cambodia has begun offering its first ever halal certification and label for producers and exporters of foodstuff as well as for restaurant businesses. An initiative...

Malaysia’s economy grows 5.8%, moves closer to high-income status

The Malaysian economy continues to perform strongly, showing resilience in recent years despite external shocks and making progress toward achieving high-income status and improving...

Malaysia to be biggest winner of CPTPP, says Moody’s

Malaysia will emerge as the biggest winner of the revised Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) because the deal will provide export...

CPTPP to bring Vietnam direct investment, export benefits—WB report

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will yield robust economic gains for Vietnam, says a new World Bank (WB) report following...

US metal tariffs shouldn’t start a trade war—Ross

Following President Donald Trump’s signing of a presidential proclamation on March 8 imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum products from certain countries, U.S. Secretary...

11 states sign CPTPP without US

The 11 Asia-Pacific countries of Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam signed the Comprehensive and Progressive...

WTO adopts catalogue of instruments on managing SPS concerns

World Trade Organization (WTO) members have successfully concluded almost four years of discussion by adopting the “Catalogue of Instruments” for managing sanitary and phytosanitary...

SG, EU commit to ratify FTA by year-end

Singapore and the European Union have reinforced their commitment to ratify the EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (EUSFTA) before the close of 2018, according to...