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Global review

Viral exposure: wider implications for the markets

(Feb 28): The number of people infected and affected by the coronavirus continues to grow globally.

Disruption and Digitalisation

Let's get the 'digital' right in digital trade

(Dec 9): The new buzzword in global commerce is “digital trade”.

China Focus

Driving the China business strategy

(Aug 26): You are geared up to expand your business into China. It is a great idea, but what drives your China strategy?

China Focus

How preconceptions about China can hinder business success

(July 29): The China reality check remains alive and well. I took a colleague to Beijing. He is an author and financial market educator. It was his first visit to China.

US-China trade war

Nobody wins in a trade war

(July 15): With remarkable — some might say suspicious — speed, the Purchasing Managers’ Index figures for June were released on July 1. The PMI reading fell to 51.7 in June.

US-China trade war

Nobody wins in a trade war

(July 15): With remarkable — some might say suspicious — speed, the Purchasing Managers’ Index figures for June were released on July 1. The PMI reading fell to 51.7 in June.

Singapore economy

Singapore considers cut to growth forecast as trade war hits exports

(June 27): Singapore's central bank is reviewing its 1.5-2.5% economic growth forecast for this year and isn't ruling out off-cycle monetary easing as the US-China trade war roils the export-depend

Global Economy

China's responses have an impact on all investors

SINGAPORE (Jun 3): During the 19th century, China was a punching bag for Western powers.

US-China trade war

Trump has poor grasp of how the Chinese approach deal-making

SINGAPORE (May 20): The Chinese are not alone in not understanding the vagaries of US President Donald Trump, but they do have a unique appreciation of his contribution to the Chinese economy.

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