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Japan PM Abe says welcomes broad agreement on TPP trade deal

Japan had lobbied hard to proceed with a pact after the U.S. withdrawal.

Disagreement over TPP pact as ministers huddle in Vietnam

Japan, the world's third largest economy, is leading the charge to revive the TPP.

APEC ministers end talks after wrangling over trade wording for US

'There were diverse views, but we were able to conclude with very good outcome, which reflects the interests of all APEC economies.'
November 09, 2017 | 04:09 pm GMT+7

TPP trade deal talks reach critical point at Asia-Pacific summit

Unlike Japan, Canada, New Zealand and Malaysia are among countries that have appeared less enthusiastic to hurry.
November 09, 2017 | 01:00 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

Trump to talk North Korea, trade with Chinese leader Xi

China has been keen to show the importance it puts on Trump's visit.
November 09, 2017 | 08:53 am GMT+7

TPP talks without U.S. near final stretch ahead of APEC

The pact aims to eliminate tariffs on industrial and farm products across an 11-nation bloc whose trade totaled $356.3 billion last year.
November 01, 2017 | 07:52 pm GMT+7

US slaps anti-dumping duties on steel rods from seven countries

'The dumping of goods below market value in the U.S. is something the Trump Administration takes very seriously.'
October 26, 2017 | 02:31 pm GMT+7

EU gives Vietnam 'yellow card' over illegal fishing

Vietnam's seafood association said the warning serves as both a challenge and a chance for the country to improve its fishing industry.
October 25, 2017 | 03:58 pm GMT+7

New Zealand's incoming leader flags TPP problems

After United States withdrew from TPP early this year, the group has 11 members. New Zealand and Japan had led the way.
October 23, 2017 | 10:29 am GMT+7

Trump hails 'very strong' ties with Thailand

'We've had a long and very storied history with Thailand. We have a very strong relationship right now.'
October 03, 2017 | 09:26 am GMT+7

NAFTA talks intensify; U.S. seen putting off key demand on autos

Trump said NAFTA is weighted against his country, has threatened to walk away from the agreement.
September 24, 2017 | 08:46 am GMT+7

Vietnam trade ministry slashes 675 business and investment conditions

The move aims at reducing business obstacles and boosting Vietnam’s business climate.
September 23, 2017 | 12:45 pm GMT+7

Without US, 11 nations in TPP inch closer to a deal

The remaning TPP members aim to reach a broad agreement at an APEC scheduled for November in Vietnam.
September 23, 2017 | 12:12 pm GMT+7

In Vietnam, Facebook is a marketplace for cheap fakes and endangered wildlife parts

Copycats, ivory and tiger paws are just some of the things you can buy on the country’s most popular social network.
September 16, 2017 | 03:14 pm GMT+7