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Xi says to reject protectionism, open up Belt and Road

Chinese President Xi Jinping urged dozens of world leaders on Saturday to reject protectionism and invited more countries to participate in his global infrastructure project after seeking to ease concerns surrounding the programme.

EU, Japan sign major trade deal in 'message against protectionism'

Japan and the EU signed a sweeping free trade deal Tuesday saying they were sending a "clear message" against protectionism.

China to pursue more trade with France, EU raises 'difficult issues'

Both China and EU are locked in their own trade disputes with the US, opposing what Beijing sees as U.S. protectionism.
June 26, 2018 | 09:20 am GMT+7

US, China trade tensions a pressing concern for ASEAN: Singapore PM

'We are deeply concerned over the rising tide of protectionism and anti-globalization sentiments.'
April 29, 2018 | 08:24 am GMT+7

G20 sees need for 'dialogue,' fails to defuse trade war threat

The declaration did little to dispel concern over a global trade war as the United States' new tariffs on imported steel and aluminum take effect on Friday.
March 21, 2018 | 08:57 am GMT+7

Product exclusions from US tariffs may take 90 days: document

U.S. allies remain in the dark about country-specific exemptions.
March 17, 2018 | 08:50 am GMT+7

Rejecting protectionism, ASEAN and Australia commit to free trade

'Protectionism is a dead end,' Australian Prime Minister said.
March 16, 2018 | 08:22 am GMT+7

Asia-Pacific nations sign sweeping trade deal without US

The CPTPP will reduce tariffs in countries that together amount to more than 13 percent of the global economy.
March 09, 2018 | 07:39 am GMT+7

Lawmaker stands tall as Vietnamese firms lose out to foreign incursions on home turf

Taking a leaf out of Trump’s 'America First' policy, he questioned what foreign investors have really done for the domestic economy.
November 15, 2017 | 08:06 pm GMT+7

Wrangling over US demands holds up Asia-Pacific minister talks

'The U.S. opposes multilateral trade agreements and the other economies are not happy.'
November 09, 2017 | 09:39 am 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

IMF warns against protectionism, but strikes word from statement

'We [IMF] reaffirm our commitment to... avoid inward-looking policies, and preserve global financial stability.'
April 23, 2017 | 05:15 pm GMT+7

G20 'consensus' that protectionism damaging for global economy

The United States cast doubt over its adherence to that stance.
April 22, 2017 | 06:50 pm GMT+7

Thai exporters, trailing Vietnamese peers in the US, worried about Trump's policy

Thailand had a trade surplus of about $18 billion with the US last year, well behind Vietnam's $32 billion.
April 12, 2017 | 03:23 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's Prime Minister speaks out over Trump’s protectionist policies

Says the country should not allow key sectors to fall into foreign hands.
April 03, 2017 | 03:03 pm GMT+7
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