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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.

US-China trade war

The need for a global trade makeover

CAMBRIDGE (Dec 27): US President Donald Trump’s on-and-off trade war against China added ominous clouds of uncertainty to the world economy in 2019, raising the prospect of a significant global eco

Global Economy

As Trump upends trade flows, no benefit felt yet from shift in global supply chains

SINGAPORE (Nov 25): Since the entry of China into the World Trade Organisation in 2001, national economies have been integrated into the global economy at an unprecedented pace.

In print this week

What will it take for Singapore to succeed in its next lap?

SINGAPORE (Aug 12): This year, Singapore celebrates roughly 720 years since it first emerged as trading centre for the region.

Future of the economy

What will it take for Singapore to succeed in its next lap?

SINGAPORE (Aug 12): This year, Singapore celebrates roughly 720 years since it first emerged as trading centre for the region.

Singapore economy

Singapore well-placed to weather economic storm, says Minister Chan Chun Sing

SINGAPORE (July 8): Singapore used to see its port operator, PSA, as just a port that is critical to Singapore because of the container trade that it facilitates for the city state as well as the t

Singapore economy

Escalating global trade protectionism tops wall of worry again: MAS survey of forecasters

SINGAPORE (June 12): Concerns about escalating global trade protectionism continue to dominate the list of potential downside risks, reflecting recent developments in US-China relations.

Commentary

The global economy is better than you think

SINGAPORE (Apr 15): Gloom pervades the reports we read on the global economy.

Global Economy

US beats Singapore to top of global competitiveness rankings

ZURICH (Oct 17): The US is back at the top of the global competitiveness league, according to the World Economic Forum, which praised the nation’s entrepreneurial culture and financial system while

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