global trade

Global Economy

Should we fear a trade war?

Asean needs to go well beyond the AEC
PSA International earnings down 6.3% y-o-y to $1.46 billion in FY2023 - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Results

PSA International earnings down 6.3% y-o-y to $1.46 billion in FY2023

Group revenue decreased by 11.2% y-o-y to $7.10 billion due to challenging market conditions and weak trade demand.

Global Economy

The great fragmentation

At a time of increasing economic fragmentation, global trade is no longer driven by purely economic objectives
World Trade data begin to show early signs of 'reglobalisation' - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Global Economy

World trade data begin to show early signs of 'reglobalisation'

The transformation that some are calling 'reglobalisation' will take years
Maersk cuts forecast for global container demand on slowdown - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Global Economy

Maersk cuts forecast for global container demand on slowdown

Global container demand is seen to decline between 2% and 4%

Emerging Markets

Emerging Markets hit a Covid wall

The Covid-19 pandemic and the retreat of globalisation have widened the financial fortunes between developed and emerging economies. Does it mean the end of an era of supercharged catch-up growth for EMs?

Global Economy

Novel shifts seen in global supply chains; Phase One deal might be renegotiated

Global trade is likely to contact by a third this year due to Covid-19 related measures : World Trade Organization (WTO).

SE Asian economies

Virus fears push Southeast Asia markets closer to bear levels

Governments have tightened international travel and border crossings with China in their efforts to stop the spread of the pneumonia-like illness.

Brexit

Making the best of a bad Brexit

(Dec 30): The United Kingdom’s general election this month not only settled the question of Brexit, but also put paid to Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn’s extreme vision of socialism. Corbyn’s electoral demise comes as a relief to all who reject t

Global Economy

No relief in sight for world trade

SINGAPORE (Aug 5): The flows of trade that nourish Asia’s economies are losing vigour. As a result, export growth has come to a standstill, dragging down manufacturing activity across East and Southeast Asia. Looking ahead, there are few signs of any re
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