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  1. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Singapore June exports decline after electronics shipments slump

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 12:47am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Singapore Singapore in electronics exports slump Singapore's exports fell in June from a year ago as electronics shipments slumped, adding to fears that economic restructuring may be eroding local manufacturers' competitiveness. Singapore's exports of electronics fell 17.4 per cent year on year in June after a 15.3 per cent decline in May, trade agency ...

  2. News - Asia - TRADE

    India wins US support for massive food stockpiling scheme

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 10:55pm by Reuters

    ... plus for the world trading system- it uncorks TFA and potentially other deals," said Frederic Neumann, co-head of Asian Economics Research at HSBC in Singapore. "From Modi's ...

  3. Business - Commodities - TRADE

    China faces friction over steel exports

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 06:26am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo and Singapore Chinese mills upset overseas competitors by adding hardening element to product to escape higher tax through rebates for alloy metal China faces friction over steel exports China has boosted exports of steel qualifying for a generous tax exemption to some Asian countries, triggering claims that mills in the world's biggest producer ...

  4. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Dealing with the dragon: Asean and China trade thrives amid disputes

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 04:10am by DON WEINLAND

    ... of Singapore. "It's a question of what they need and what China can provide." Southeast Asia is a needy region. The Asian Development Bank, a Manila-based financer of major infrastructure ... and demand," Shen said of the need for infrastructure finance and China's willingness to provide credit and construction expertise. "If China says it will build a railway to Singapore ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TRADE

    Burgundy moves its Asia office from Singapore to Hong Kong

    Posted May 09th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Burgundy moves its Asia office to HK As demand for Burgundy wines heats up in China, the French region has opened a representative office in Hong Kong to step up exports and promote tourism. After six years in Singapore, the Regional Council of Burgundy has moved its only office in Asia to Hong Kong. The council said it aimed to build upon ...

  6. Business - China Business - TRADE

    China's rising fruit imports push up demand for refrigerated shipping

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:40am by JING YANG

    ... goods are discharged at ports, no matter how far away they came from, they are still fresh," said Ng Kar Loke, head of special cargo at Singapore's APL. As a result, more perishable ...

  7. News - Asia - TRADE

    EU, Singapore agree on free-trade deal

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 08:28am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Brussels The European Union said on Sunday it had completed final negotiations on a free-trade deal with Singapore, the bloc’s 13th-largest trading partner and home to more than 8,000 EU companies. The agreement, which still needs to be ratified, was completed by EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht and Singapore Trade and Industry Minister Lim Hng Kiang, ...

  8. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Singapore sees exports decline again

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Singapore Weak electronics sector and falling US demand sees exports slump for third time in four months Singapore sees exports decline again Singapore's exports ... Singapore lowered its 2012 forecasts for export growth and economic expansion last month, as a global slowdown weighs on demand for its goods and services. A report last week showed US companies ...

  9. News - Asia - TRADE

    Pacific free-trade talks unlikely to go anywhere until after US midterm polls

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 03:15am by AGENCIES

    ... Brunei, Canada, Chile, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam. A senior lawmaker of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling party regards the US elections as "one ...

  10. Business - Economy - TRADE

    US farm groups seek to exclude Japan from Pacific trade talks

    Posted May 30th 2014, 01:10am by Reuters

    ... on keeping tariffs on sensitive agricultural sectors. Japanese Economics Minister Akira Amari told Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trading partners at talks in Singapore last week that Japan would ... beef to 19.5 per cent and on fresh beef to 23.5 per cent. The US has said that deal does not go far enough. US Trade Representative Michael Froman said after the Singapore meeting the US ...




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