• Sat, 17 Nov 2018 15:03
    Protectionism 'doomed to failure': China's Xi
    Protectionist actions are short-sighted and doomed to fail, Chinese President Xi Jinping said Saturday ahead of an APEC summit at which US-China trade tensions are likely to take centre stage.
    business
  • Tue, 06 Nov 2018 01:00
    War hits investor confidence index
    INVESTOR CONFIDENCE has fallen for the first time in five months amid the ongoing US-China trade war and rising US interest rates.
    Economy
  • Sat, 03 Nov 2018 07:05
    Global stocks rally ends amid doubts of imminent US-China deal
    Hopes for a speedy resolution to the US-China trade impasse lifted Asian stocks early Friday but gave way to doubts later in the global trading day that pushed Wall Street lower.
    business
  • Fri, 02 Nov 2018 14:47
    Tokyo's Nikkei end week with rally on trade hope
    Tokyo stocks surged Friday on hopes of a potential breakthrough in the long-running US-China trade dispute, topping out a strong week.
    business
  • Fri, 26 Oct 2018 15:52
    SCBS sees upward investment cycle in Q4
    SCB Securities (SCBS) sees foreign direct investment (FDI) surging to its highest level in four years heralding an upward investment cycle in Thailand due to ongoing infrastructure investment, huge investment in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), and the expected relocation of production bases from China to this region in the wake of the current US-China trade war.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 24 Oct 2018 01:00
    Thailand aims to tap new export markets
    THE COMMERCE Ministry intends to turn a crisis into opportunity by tapping new markets that have emerged as a result of the escalating US-China trade war.
    Economy
  • Tue, 23 Oct 2018 01:00
    Exports contract in September
    AMID THE escalating US-China trade war, Thailand’s exports fell in September for the first time in 19 months as shipments of automobiles and gold declined and Thailand’s trading partners shifted to new markets, the Commerce Ministry said.
    Economy
  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 01:00
    8% export growth target set for 2019
    AMID the escalating US-China trade war, Thai Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak said an export growth target of 8 per cent has been set for next year, while Commerce Minister Sontirat Sontijirawong said Thailand plans to produce for export products affected by the trade spat.
    Economy
  • Sat, 13 Oct 2018 15:40
    US-China trade row not a threat to world economy: Mnuchin
    US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin pushed back Saturday against warnings that Washington's trade fight with China imperils the world economy, saying that pushing Beijing to open up will be good for all.
    business
  • Tue, 09 Oct 2018 15:07
    US-China trade war sparks IMF global growth cut warning
    The US-China trade war will hobble global growth, the International Monetary Fund warned Tuesday, cutting its forecast for this year and next and predicting that "everyone is going to suffer" from a clash between the world's two biggest economies.
    business
  • Thu, 04 Oct 2018 01:00
    Southeast Asia cheering every blow in the US-China trade fight 
    The United States and China have been clashing for months now in an escalating trade war, with smaller countries around the world caught in the tariff crossfire.
    your say
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 01:00
    Sex addiction? Trade war? Ask China’s online agony aunts
    Wondering if you have a sex addiction? Have a question about the US-China trade war’s likely impact? Or about whether to buy a house? China’s online question-and-answer mavens like Gu Zhongyi are there for you.
    opinion
  • Thu, 13 Sep 2018 07:55
    ASEAN unity key to deal with US-China trade tensions
    ASEAN unity and economic integration are the key factors for its members as trade tensions between the United States and China escalate, participants in a panel on the geopolitics of trade agreed at a session of the World Economic Forum on ASEAN on Wednesday.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 14:33
    Tokyo's Nikkei snaps six-day losing streak on bargain-hunting
    Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index rose on Monday, snapping a six-day losing streak, although investors remained vigilant about a possible escalation in the US-China trade war.
    business
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 01:00
    Downside risks loom 
    SET Index is not expected to rise and will face limited downside risks this week.  The SET Index plunged more than 30 points last week, under pressure from volatile emerging-market currencies as well as concerns over US-China trade war with a possible third round of revenge and retaliation.
    business
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