Tuesday, January 31, 2023
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Liza Almonte

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Green food cold chains weapon vs climate change

More investment in sustainable food cold chains is needed to reduce hunger, provide livelihoods to communities and adapt to climate change, UNEP and...

IMF cuts 2023 global growth forecast to 2.7%

IMF says pressures from the Russia-Ukraine war, spiralling energy and food prices, inflation and interest rate spikes have led the Fund to trim...

UNCTAD, WCO sign pact boosting customs modernization

New agreement signed by UNCTAD and the World Customs Organization seeks to boost customs modernization by enabling interoperability of their trade facilitation systems ...

WTO sees 2023 trade slowing sharply amid headwinds

World merchandise trade growth in 2022 revised up to 3.5% from 3.0% forecast in April Growth is, however, seen slowing in 2H 2022...

UNCTAD warns of policy-induced global recession

Developed economies’ monetary and fiscal policy moves risk pushing the world towards global  recession and prolonged stagnation, UNCTAD warns With global growth forecast...

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...