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Vietnam’s economic growth at 6.5% this year, says OECD

Two OECD surveys conducted with the Asian Development Bank show Vietnam’s economy growing 6.5% in 2023 and 6.6% next year Vietnam’s top priorities...

China makes good start with Q1 GDP up 4.5%

China’s GDP grew 4.5% in the first quarter to 28.5 trillion yuan (US$4.1 trillion), beating the government’s own target of 4% for the...

Asia Pacific on dynamic growth path strewn with challenges: IMF

Asia Pacific would contribute more than 70% to global growth this year but still faces challenges from inflation, debt, and financial vulnerabilities, say...

IMF sees global growth at 2.8% this year

International Monetary Fund forecasts global growth bottoming out at 2.8% this year and rise modestly to 3% next year IMF chief economist Pierre-Olivier...

WTO sees ‘subpar’ 1.7% trade growth in 2023

WTO expects subpar global trade volume growth of 1.7% this year after 2.7% expansion in 2022 Trade projections in WTO’s new “Global Trade...

UNCTAD, Thailand boost women’s tech savvy to drive growth

UNCTAD and Thailand Science Research and Innovation will train women researchers and entrepreneurs to harness science, technology and innovation for development Thailand set...

Singapore’s intra-Asia trade value seen to exceed 50% by 2030

The value of Singapore’s trade with 11 other major Asian markets expected to grow more than 50% by 2030, says UPS study Singapore’s...

China’s foreign trade forecast to grow steadily in 2023

Senior state officials led by China’s customs office see trade expanding steadily in 2023, based on the increasing number of export containers at...

Customs reform boosts trade on China-Vietnam border

Optimized and adjusted entry-exit policies speed up customs clearance of imports from ASEAN such as seasonal fruits on the China-Vietnam border trade corridor in Guangxi...

Gender parity possible in digital economy via e-commerce

UNCTAD report on International Women’s Day 2023 shows gender equality is achievable in digital economy The digital gender gap is closing fast in...