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The dirty business of rhino horn and ivory smuggling in Vietnam

Vietnam is among the biggest markets in the world for the illicit trade. 

China envoy says North Korea trade growth picture 'distorted'

Last week U.S. President Donald Trump denounced China's trade with North Korea, saying it had grown almost 40 ...

Trump denounces China trade with North Korea, casts doubt on cooperation

China is North Korea's largest trading partner and ally.
July 06, 2017 | 04:00 pm GMT+7

Compelling Vietnam: Foreign investors unfazed by Trump's trade deal rebuff

Vietnam has been a big winner as Chinese manufacturing costs have risen and China itself is now one of the three biggest investors in Vietnam.
June 22, 2017 | 09:25 am GMT+7

Chinese exports, imports beat forecasts but analysts wary

Exports rose 8.7 percent on-year to $191 billion while imports jumped 14.8 percent to $150.2 billion.
June 08, 2017 | 03:31 pm GMT+7

Vietnam, Japan sign deals worth $22 billion

The deals were signed at a 'historic' business conference attended by record number of Vietnamese and Japanese businesses.
June 06, 2017 | 08:41 am GMT+7

World Bank sees improving global economy but risks remain

The global economy still is expected to grow by 2.7 percent for 2017, rising to 2.9 percent in 2018 and 2019.
June 05, 2017 | 08:08 am GMT+7

EU to raise South China Sea issues again after last year's tense discussion

The European bloc is cautious about China's militarization of islands.
June 02, 2017 | 09:30 am GMT+7

What a Trans-Pacific trade deal without the US would look like

Data suggests it will be a lot less ambitious, if TPP-11 becomes a reality for Vietnam and other regional economies.
May 23, 2017 | 02:58 pm GMT+7

In Vietnam, China's favored trade deal in focus at Asian meeting

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership 'is the biggest trade agreement being negotiated at the moment.'
May 22, 2017 | 12:07 pm GMT+7

Trump's new trade rep Lighthizer struggles to win over Asian partners

Lighthizer said that U.S. steps to create free and fair trade were being confused with protectionism.
May 22, 2017 | 08:07 am GMT+7

US trade rep says no return to TPP deal and wants bilateral deals in Asia

'The U.S. pulled out of the TPP and it's not going to change that decision. That does not mean we will not engage in this region.'
May 21, 2017 | 04:05 pm GMT+7

TPP trade deal members agree to seek way forward without US

Japan and New Zealand had been leading efforts to get the remaining 11 countries to continue with the agreement.
May 21, 2017 | 10:25 am GMT+7

In Vietnam, Asia-Pacific officials put Trump's trade turmoil center stage

Regional leaders gather in the biggest trade meeting since Trump took office, with Japan leading efforts to revive Trans-Pacific deal.
May 20, 2017 | 12:19 pm GMT+7

Canada to be 'firm' in trade conflicts with US, Trudeau says

'We're going to continue to work very, very hard to defend Canada's interests.'
May 20, 2017 | 10:10 am GMT+7