Monthly Archives: May 2015

China-EU co-op to help China’s fast growing digital economy

The director general of BusinessEurope said in a recent interview with Xinhua that China-EU cooperation can help realize growth potential in China’s digital economy. Markus J Beyrer, director general of BusinessEurope, an association of enterprises in 33 European countries, said … Continue reading

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Dubai eyes key role in trade initiatives

Emirate wants to be China’s partner as ‘Belt & Road Initiative’ takes shape Dubai is set to play an important role as the trade, transportation and financial hub for China in the Middle East and Africa as well as be … Continue reading

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Indonesia can use its strength without closing borders

  US Ambassador to Indonesia Robert Blake said on Tuesday that Indonesia could maintain its economic strength without closing its borders to foreign imports, as had been practiced by the President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo administration. “Trade can help Indonesia achieve … Continue reading

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Peugeot’s Chinese JV to start production in Vietnam

French automaker PSA Peugeot Citroen and its Chinese joint venture partner Dongfeng Motor Group will open an assembly plant in Vietnam and have already begun production in Malaysia, according to a Dongfeng Peugeot Citroen Automobile spokesperson. Dongfeng Peugeot is producing … Continue reading

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Ticon enters rental factory JV in Indonesia

Ticon Industrial Connection has formed a joint venture in Indonesia with local partner SSIA and Japan’s Mitsui to build international-quality warehouses and factories for lease to the automobile, electronics, consumer products, logistics and other industries. “This is our first expansion … Continue reading

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Thailand : Board of Trade predicts economic resurgence, maintains 3.5% GDP growth forecast

  The economy has already bottomed out and should head up steadily in the remaining months, driven mainly by rising private investment, increasing tourism arrivals and incomes, and the “digital economy” policy, which will help promote business, according to the … Continue reading

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Vietnam dong devaluation inevitable, good for economy

Economists have hailed the State Bank of Vietnam’s decision to depreciate the dong, saying the move will help cool down the forex market and decrease the trade deficit, which has been growing since early this year. The central bank Thursday … Continue reading

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