Thursday, July 20, 2017

Global trade eyes $1 trillion boost as WTO endorses Trade Facilitation Agreement

The global trading infrastructure received a landmark push yesterday as the first multilateral deal- the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) came into force after being...

Chile reiterates interest in forging closer ties with ASEAN

JAKARTA, February 2017 – Chile reiterated its interest in forging closer ties with ASEAN, building on the momentum of Chile’s accession to the Treaty...

France seeks to strengthen relations with ASEAN

JAKARTA, February 2017— Acknowledging ASEAN as an important regional organisation that plays a key role in the region and beyond, France  reiterated its strong...

ASEAN, Germany to enhance consumer protection in digital trade

JAKARTA, 10 February 2017 - The digitalisation of trade in goods and services is providing more opportunities for enhancing economic growth globally, including in...

Trump’s plans for trade and foreign policy could end up hurting the U.S.

As President-elect Donald Trump continues to work on building a cabinet, Fitch Ratings is sounding a warning about the uncertainty created by campaign rhetoric,...

Japan And The Power Of Global Trade

Wendy Cutler, Head of Asia Society’s Washington D.C. office and Vice President of Asia Society Policy Institute