US Sanctions


China sanctions five US defense firms on Taiwan arms sales

This is seen as the latest retaliation to the US's approval of around US$300 million in possible foreign military sales to Taiwan.

Oil & Gas

US sanctions firms in Singapore, Malaysia over Iran petrol links

Singapore-based Asia Fuel Pte. and Unicious Energy Pte. have been affected by the sanctions.

Russia-Ukraine crisis

US, EU to hit Russian investments with new round of sanctions

The governments plan to increase penalties on Russian financial institutions and state-owned enterprises.

China Focus

Care needed with China sanction threats

There are many consequences arising from the war in Ukraine and they include some that impact the way we do business with China.
Huawei reports slower earnings growth as impact of US sanctions hit - THE EDGE SINGAPORE


Huawei reports slower earnings growth as impact of US sanctions hit

Ken Hu, Huawei’s rotating chairman maintains that the company is sticking to its strategy

US-China trade war

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has credit card trouble after US sanctions

Hong Kong’s leader said she’s having trouble using her credit cards after the US imposed sanctions targeting Chinese officials and their allies in the city.

Hong Kong national security law

US sanctions Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam on China crackdown

Lam was sanctioned because she is “directly responsible for implementing Beijing’s policies of suppression of freedom and democratic processes,” the US Treasury Department said.

Hong Kong national security law

US sanctions on Hong Kong security law risk US$1.1 trillion in China funding

The legislation would apply penalties against financial institutions only if a bank knowingly does business with an official under sanction.

Hong Kong national security law

US considers sanctions against China over crackdown on Hong Kong

The US Treasury Department could impose controls on transactions and freeze assets of Chinese officials and businesses for implementing a new national security law that would curtail the rights and freedoms of Hong Kong citizens.


Wheat and milk producer Don Agro becomes first Russian company to list on SGX

SINGAPORE (Feb 14): Until about eight years ago, Russian agriculture company Don Agro Inter- national was a distressed asset suffering from poor management and weak corporate governance. The production of wheat – its core crop – was done using outdate