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    India wants duty-free sugar export to Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 02, 2018

    India is seeking duty-free sugar export to Bangladesh under the South Asian Free Trade Area agreement while it is obstructing Bangladesh’s duty-free edible oil export...

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    China factory growth weakest in over 2yrs, slump in export orders deepens

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on November 01, 2018

    China’s manufacturing sector in October expanded at its weakest pace in over two years, hurt by slowing domestic and external demand, in a sign of...

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    Countering global protectionism, Pacific trade pact nears takeoff

    Reuters . Wellington | Updated at 12:00am on November 01, 2018

    A landmark 11-country deal that will slash tariffs across much of the Asia-Pacific region will come into force at the end of December, New Zealand...

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    Chinese premier tells European, Asian leaders Beijing will continue reform

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 01:30am on October 21, 2018

    Chinese premier Li Keqiang said at a meeting between Asian and European leaders in Brussels that China will continue to open up its economy, push...

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    EU green lights talks to settle row with US over beef

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 12:00am on October 21, 2018

    EU member countries on Friday gave Brussels the green light to start talks with Washington aimed at ending a long-running row over US beef imports...

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    Time to reconsider the trade policies

    Mostafa Al Hossaini | Updated at 12:00am on October 16, 2018

    THE beginning of Bangladesh-India friendly relationship was back in 1971, when India expanded its helping hands for Bangladesh during the liberation war with Pakistan....

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    Egypt seeks to weave cotton renaissance

    Agence France-Presse . Egypt | Updated at 12:00am on October 15, 2018

    Treading carefully among his sprawling green plants in the Nile Delta, Egyptian farmer Fatuh Khalifa fills his arms with fluffy white cotton picked by his...

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    China, US surplus hits record, adding fuel to trade war

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2018

    China’s trade surplus with the United States ballooned to a record $34.1 billion in September, despite a raft of US tariffs, official data showed Friday,...

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    G20 fails to mend trade rift

    Reuters . Indonesia | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2018

    Trade tensions within the Group of 20 leading industrialised and emerging economies could only be solved by the countries directly involved, the chairman of a...

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    German growth limited by trade disputes, labour shortages

    Reuters . Berlin | Updated at 12:00am on October 12, 2018

    The German economy is losing steam as rising trade tensions abroad and a lack of skilled workers at home limit the growth prospects for Europe’s...