ASEAN trade - updates

Rappler's latest stories on ASEAN trade


ASEAN leaders hanker for trade deal as economy sags on U.S.-China spat

Nov 02, 2019 - 10:33 PM

'If you go alone, you will be bullied. We don't want to go into trade war but sometimes when they do things that are not nice to us, we have to be unnice to them,' says Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad of US protectionism

2019 ASEAN SUMMIT. Association of Southeast Asian Nations leaders link hands with FIFA President Gianni Infantino (L) and ASEAN Secretary General Lim Jock Hoi (R) following a signing ceremony during the organisation's 35th ASEAN summit in Bangkok on November 2, 2019. AFP photo

ASEAN business summit to discuss reduction of non-tariff barriers

Nov 05, 2017 - 10:00 PM

The 3-day summit will press for the tearing down of non-tariff barriers – which include quotas and levies – as a way to push the region's further integration

FURTHER INTEGRATION. Other than the reduction on non-tariff barriers, the ASEAN council will also seek greater connectivity to improve logistics and movement of people in the region. File photo by Tang Chhin Sothy/AFP

Why APEC trade repository will benefit small businesses

Nov 15, 2015 - 4:09 PM

UPDATED The portal which is a work in progress is aimed to provide timely information for micro small and medium enterprises to navigate cross border trade

PORTAL. (From left) DTI assistant secretary Rodolfo Ceferino; Mama Sita president Clara Reyes-Lapus; and Bureau of Import Services director Luis M. Catibayan launch on Sunday, November 15, 2015, the APEC trade repository, an online portal aimed to arm micro, small, and medium enterprises with information relevant to cross-border trade. All photos by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Chinese e-commerce holds growth promise

Sep 08, 2014 - 10:10 AM

The Internet and e commerce have been instrumental in achieving the 8 2 GDP growth rate registered by Zhejiang in 2013

SALE. All kinds of items are available at Qinghe Lane. All photos by Chay Hofileña/Rappler

China needs to hurdle 'trust deficit'

Sep 04, 2014 - 12:37 PM

ASEAN is concerned about the kind of power that China will be in the region

Australia’s prospering partnership with ASEAN

Apr 24, 2014 - 7:30 PM

Trade between Australia and ASEAN countries has increased from Aus 45B to 92B over the past decade Canberra is willing and able to be a partner in the economic agenda for the region

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop