Monthly Archives: January 2015

China, Indonesia pledge for further economic cooperation

China and Indonesia on Tuesday pledged further economic cooperation in areas including trade, investment and infrastructure. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Indonesian Coordinating Minister for the Economy Sofyan Djalil met in Beijing for the first High-level Economic Dialogue bilateral meeting. … Continue reading

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China’s use of yuan for cross-border business growing

  China’s central bank says the country’s use of its own yuan currency for cross-border transactions has increased “notably” to 9.95 trillion yuan (US$1.63 trillion) last year. China’s use of its own yuan currency for cross-border transactions has increased “notably” … Continue reading

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ASEAN to declare single market but delays deeper integration

ASEAN will officially call itself a single market by year’s end, but full integration will only come in 2020, says Malaysia’s Minister for International Trade and Industry Mustapa Mohamed. ASEAN will officially call itself a single market by year’s end, … Continue reading

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China’s economy not heading for ‘hard landing’

China’s Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday (Jan 21) sought to allay fears over the Asian giant’s growth outlook, telling business and government elites gathered in Davos that the economy is not heading for a sharp slowdown. A day after China … Continue reading

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Chinese Vice Premier urges boosting foreign trade

Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang has called for more foreign trade to support the economy. Seeking progress while ensuring stability, China shall continue to improve its foreign trade policy, push ahead with structural adjustments and upgrades, and foster new advantages … Continue reading

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Thai economy ‘to grow 3% despite capital market fluctuation’

THE ECONOMY will expand by more than 3 per cent this year but the capital market will be full of fluctuations caused by global uncertainties, the Institute of Directors (IOD) was told yesterday.  Thailand’s economy should be able to expand … Continue reading

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Belmond expanding business in Asean

Belmond, the global high-end hotel operator and adventure-travel company, is expanding its business in Southeast Asia, showing confidence in the Myanmar and Thai markets by including several new hotels in the former and a first property in Bangkok among its … Continue reading

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