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Liza Almonte

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WB lowers growth forecast for Asia due to China slowdown

Growth forecast for China cut sharply to 2.8% this year, rising to 4.5% in 2023 Vietnam, with forecast growth of 7.2% this year,...

Singapore’s Aug industrial output inches up 0.5%

Continuing weak demand for electronics, which make up 40% of Singapore’s industrial production, drags local manufacturing to its...

ADB downgrades growth forecast for developing Asia to 4.3% in 2022

Asian Development Bank downgrades growth forecast for developing Asia and the Pacific to 4.3% in 2022 from the previous 5.2% forecast, according...

RCEP role in ASEAN post-pandemic revival seen

ASEAN ministers say RCEP free trade pact could help the regional group’s post-COVID-19 recovery efforts, as they note the ASEAN economy grew...

Vietnam defies Asia’s slowing but challenges loom: IMF

Living-with-COVID strategy and supportive policies, along with strong manufacturing output and a retail and tourism rebound, help Vietnam buck Asian weakening trendBut...

WTO goods trade barometer flags idling global trade growth

Merchandise trade growth continued in Q1 2022, but at a slower pace than in first quarterThe latest WTO Goods Trade Barometer was...

Indonesian economy grows 5.4% in Q2, beating forecasts

Second-quarter GDP surprises with 5.44% y-o-y growth, as Indonesia gains from high global commodity prices and strong consumer...

IMF cuts 2022 global growth to 3.2% as outlook dims

Global GDP growth this year cut to 3.2% from 3.6% in April while 2023 forecast clipped 2.9% due emerging downside risks from...

Multilateral agency heads urge action on global food security crisis

Leaders of FAO, IMF, WB, WFP and WTO cry for urgent action to address food security crisis saying...

US agricultural trade mission eyes PH for growth

29 US agribusinesses and farm groups will visit Manila on July 18-20 to explore further trade opportunitiesUSDA-sponsored trade mission to be led...