Digitalisation, global connections and inclusive growth vital for S'pore to emerge stronger from Covid-19: Iswaran

SINGAPORE – The pandemic has made it even more important for Singapore to maintain its global connections while continuing to innovate and digitalise, said Communications and Information Minister S. Iswaran on Wednesday (Sept 16). “With lockdowns and safe distancing measures

US-China trade war in 300 words

The world’s two largest economies have been locked in a bitter trade battle. The dispute has seen the US and China impose tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars worth of one another’s goods. US President Donald Trump has long

U.S. and EU hatch mini-deal to cut lobster, other tariffs

BRUSSELS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States and the European Union on Friday announced a mini-deal valued at around $200 million to cut import tariffs on a small range of products, including U.S. lobsters, in a sign of easing transatlantic trade

New North American trade pact to take effect July 1-USTR

WASHINGTON, April 24 (Reuters) – U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Friday said he has notified Congress that the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement will enter into force on July 1, a month later than initially proposed. In a statement, Lighthizer