British businesses turning away from China, industry group says
British security concerns have risen in recent years, fuelled by disagreements with China over Hong Kong and other issues.
Pakistan lifts import ban citing trading partners' concerns, impact on supply
The move comes despite falling foreign exchange reserves, a depreciating currency and record imports in June.
Sri Lanka asks China for help with trade, investment and tourism
The island nation of 22 million people is suffering its worst economic crisis since independence in 1948 after running out of foreign reserves.
Malaysia's trade peaks at RM270 billion in two-year marathon growth
The double-digit growth of 43% reflects a thriving domestic performance since September 2020, says trade minister Azmin Ali.
US, China discuss ‘severe’ economic challenges, supply chains
Contact is expected in the coming weeks between US President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping.
WTO agrees on fishing, food and Covid vaccine deals
The ministerial conference also agreed on deals on e-commerce, responding to pandemics and reforming the organisation itself.
Malaysia calls for trade openness, says curbs during food crisis should be temporary
International Trade and Industry Minister Mohamed Azmin Ali says any emergency measures should be targeted and proportionate.
Countries haggle through the night to salvage WTO deals
Countries have hit a brick wall trying to secure each separate deal on its own merits, so are now making tit-for-tat offers in an attempt to keep them all afloat.
China’s exports surge in May as easing Covid curbs rev up trade
Imports expanded for the first time in three months, providing welcome relief to Chinese policy makers as they try to chart an economic path out of the supply-side shock that has rocked global trade and financial markets.
Israel signs major trade pact with Gulf state UAE
Tariffs will be eliminated on 96% of goods with the UAE predicting the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement will boost bilateral trade to more than US$10 billion a year within five years.
Major local industry players excited about latest US investments
They welcome high-quality manufacturers in Malaysia as well as its participation in the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework.
Malaysia has attracted RM16.52 billion in new investments from US, says Azmin
He voices hope that these commitments can be finalised by the third quarter of the year.