D-8 pledges to enhance intra-trade
11:31 | 19/02/2016 Global Economy
Leaders of eight Muslim developing countries, known as the D-8 group, convened a meeting in Islamabad, Pakistan on Wednesday to discuss the enhancement of trade volume through implementing its Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA).
Russia set to ban US corn, soybean imports
11:42 | 15/02/2016 Global Economy
Russia's agriculture watchdog, also known as the Rosselkhoznadzor agency, said last week that it is going to ban imports of corn and soy from the United States starting next week over "unsafe" and "infected" product.
Malaysia’s upper house approves TPP deal
10:22 | 31/01/2016 Global Economy
Malaysia’s upper house on January 28 approved a motion to allow the country’s International Trade and Industry Minister Mustapa Mohamed to sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal In New Zealand on February 4.
US., China at Odds over Market Economy Status for Chinese Goods
14:43 | 29/01/2016 Global Economy
Nearly a year ahead of a change that could affect the calculation of antidumping duties on U.S. imports of Chinese goods, the two sides are already disputing what the change will mean in practical terms. Observers say the issue may only be resolved through litigation at the World Trade Organization, which could take several years to conclude.