Tuesday, January 31, 2023
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China GDP up 3% in 2022, its 2nd lowest since 1976

China’s economy grew 2.9% in Q4 2022, taking full-year growth to 3%, data released on January 17 by the National Bureau of Statistics...

China’s 2022 foreign trade at record-high US$6.3T

Annual foreign trade value at record high again in 2022, as China works to better coordinate epidemic response with economic and social development...

Digitalization can drive Asian rebound: IMF

Asia’s strong post-pandemic economic rally is slowing due to tight money, weak export demand, and China’s slowdown, but IMF bloggers say digitalization can...

Indonesia expects gains as RCEP accord takes effect

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership agreement entered into force in Indonesia, paving the way for its private sector exporters and importers to enjoy...

WTO backs HK in origin marking dispute with US

World Trade Organization panel rules against Washington’s requirement that Hong Kong exports to the US be labelled as “Made in China” Hong Kong...

More APAC states ratify UN treaty on paperless trade

South Korea, Tajikistan and Tuvalu the latest countries to accede to a UNESCAP treaty to speed up the shift to digital trade to...

Global trade turns from record growth to negative in 2H: UNCTAD

Global trade is set to reach nearly US$32 trillion for 2022, but its growth has turned negative in the second half of 2022 ...

WTO rules vs US tariffs on China steel, aluminium

The World Trade Organization ruled the US’ Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from China and three other countries are inconsistent...

Shanghai’s Jan-Oct foreign trade grows 5.3%

Foreign trade value rises 5.3% y-o-y to 3.46 trillion yuan (about US$483 billion) in January-October this year Exports grew 12.5% to 1.41 trillion...

G20 economies urged to avoid imposing trade curbs

Group of 20 and WTO members urged to avoid imposing trade limits that can further aggravate the global economic outlook WTO Director-General Ngozi...