16:30 | 22/01/2018 Global Economy
The prime ministers of Australia and Japan committed to having the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) signed by March.
14:47 | 19/01/2018 Global Economy
Mexico and the European Union should complete a new free trade deal "within the next few weeks," despite the fact there are still a few difficult areas to agree on, a senior Mexican official said on January 17.
China's trade growth cools in December
16:05 | 12/01/2018 Global Economy
China's trade growth cooled in December 2017 in a possible sign of weaker global and domestic demand, but last year's total exports rose 7.9 percent over 2016 while imports were up 15.9 percent.
WB predicts solid 3.1 percent global growth in 2018
11:16 | 11/01/2018 Global Economy
The World Bank predicts that the global economy will grow 3.1 percent this year, which would be its best showing in seven years. The United States, the world's largest economy, is expected to receive a boost from the $1.5 trillion tax cut package Congress approved last month.
Thailand, EU to resume FTA talks
14:13 | 05/01/2018 Global Economy
The Government of Thailand has ordered the Ministry of Commerce and related state agencies to fast-track preparations for talks on a free trade agreement with the European Union after the bloc agreed to resume political contact with Thailand.