14:24 | 19/03/2018 Global Economy
The Cuban government opened on March 17 in Havana, its first wholesale food-market for the private sector as part of the process to update the country's economic model.
15:03 | 16/03/2018 Global Economy
The first ASEAN-Australia Special Summit opened in Sydney, on March 16, in the presence of Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and the leaders of ASEAN nations, including Vietnamese PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
RoK to decide on joining CPTPP before June
14:32 | 13/03/2018 Global Economy
The Republic of Korea (RoK) will decide whether to join the fledgling Pacific trade pact within the first half of the year after looking into its impact on the national economy and consulting with member states, Seoul's chief economic policymaker said on March 12.
China exports soar, but trade war may be nigh
09:32 | 09/03/2018 Global Economy
China's outbound shipments have increased at the fastest pace in three years. With imports also on the rise, the world's second-largest economy remains resilient even as trade relations with the US rapidly deteriorate.
Chile ready for CPTPP signing ceremony
16:01 | 08/03/2018 Global Economy
The government of Chile has announced that the country’s President Michelle Bachelet and Foreign Minister Heraldo Munos will chair the signing ceremony of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) on March 8 (local time).
EU aims to tax Internet giants at 2 to 6 percent
14:47 | 06/03/2018 Global Economy
The EU will soon unveil a plan for taxing major internet companies like Amazon and Facebook by imposing a levy of two to six percent on revenues in every country where they operate, French finance minister Bruno Le Maire said Sunday.
ASEAN-EU FTA expected to be approved by year-end
10:52 | 05/03/2018 Global Economy
Economic ministers from member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom on March 2 reached consensus on the official ratification of EU-ASEAN Free Trade Agreement (ASEAN-EU FTA) by the end of 2018.
Soju of RoK enters Southeast Asia market
11:16 | 02/03/2018 Global Economy
Southeast Asia has become an attractive market for manufacturers of soju, a distilled beverage made from grain of the Republic of Korea (RoK) as sales in this market are increasing at a swift pace, reported Yonhap news agency.