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Thailand’s export growth lowest in 4 years

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Thailand's exports this year are projected to grow by just 1.31 per cent to $232.24 billion, the lowest growth in four years due to...
Bulgaria, Vietnam forge business partnership

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With a newly signed business partnership between Bulgaria and Vietnam, both countries hope to tap into each others regional markets. This became clear at...
World Bank provides $20m to ease poverty in Laos

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The Lao government and the World Bank on October 10 signed a financing agreement over $20 million for the Ninth Poverty Reduction Support Operation...
23rd ASEAN Summit opened in Brunei

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The 23rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit kicked off in Brunei on October 9, bringing together leaders from ten ASEAN member states. Themed...
Thailand, look how the EU deals with its farmers

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Thailand has just prolonged its populist policy of buying rice from farmers at up to more than 50 per cent above the world market...
Philippines, four European countries eye trade pact

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The Philippines and four countries in Europe that are not part of the European Union, but the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) are eyeing a...
UK pushes for Philippine-EU free trade agreement

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The British Embassy in Manila on September 26 pushed for the signing of a free trade agreement (FTA) between the Philippines and the European...
Singapore, EU reach trade agreement

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The European Union and Singapore submitted for approval on September 20 one of the world's most comprehensive free trade agreements, which the EU sees...
Vietnam’s shrimp exports surge 15%

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Vietnam expects to earn around $2.6 billion from shrimp exports in 2013, up by 15 per cent over 2012, according to the Vietnam Association...
US renews ban on gems from Myanmar

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The US on September 4 renewed a ban on the import of gems from Myanmar despite otherwise normalised relations with the formerly military-ruled country. US...
ASEAN textile exports to US, EU shrinking

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Exports of textiles and garments of ASEAN member countries to the US and European Union markets declined in 2012, the Taiwan Textile Federation (TTF)...
Thoughts on Thailand

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Kan Yuenyong, director of Siam Intelligence Unit, speaks out
US extends ban on Myanmar gems

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The US on August 7 renewed a ban on the import of gems from Myanmar, mainly rubies and jade, in a bid to choke...
Cambodia rice exports set to double

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Unlike Thailand's, neighbour Cambodia's rice exports have been surging over the first 7 months of 2013 and already surpassed the total figure achieved for...
China still center stage in Myanmar

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As a no-questions-asked investor, China has been a clever bedfellow with Myanmar, notably the former military junta, a history that skewers sentiment negatively amid...
Cambodia’s textile industry grew 32%

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The garment sector in Cambodia, which has been under fire for poor labour conditions and safety issues recently, reported exports worth $1.56 billion in...
Emirates, ANA look into Philippine Airlines stake

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Loss-making Philippine Airlines is on the outlook for partnerships and new investors after majority owner San Miguel Corporation said that it wants to reduce...
Myanmar, Hong Kong to negotiate investment pact

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During a visit of Hong Kong's financial secretary John Tsang in Myanmar on June 26, both governments agreed on negotiations about a bilateral investment...