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Experts, scientists push for aquaculture as UN warns that Asia will run out of "exploitable fish stocks" for commercial fishing by 2048. Sustainable seafood farms can help ... Currently, Asian countries account for the nearly 90 percent of global aquaculture production. In 2016, China produced 51.4 ...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- The U.S. Commerce Department said on Tuesday it has made a preliminary determination that common alloy aluminum sheet imports from China are being subsidized, and set countervailing duties of up to 113 percent. Imports of common alloy aluminum sheet from China ...

BEIJING (Reuters) -- China's commerce ministry said on Tuesday that it hopes the United States can appropriately deal with the issue involving Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE Corp in accordance with laws and rules. The U.S. Department of Commerce has banned U.S. companies from ...
The 11-day programme gave three-dozen Asian entrepreneurs first-hand insight into China's e-commerce transformation for them to apply back home. ... and successful e-commerce players like PayTM, India's leading eWallet provider, and Lazada, the largest e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia.
In particular, emerging markets in Asia looking to facilitate low-cost payment solutions for cross-border commerce are benefiting from cryptocurrency ... Interestingly enough, this was also during the same time the price of bitcoin started to drop,” BitPay's chief commercial officer, Sonny Singh, told Bitcoin ...
BEIJING (REUTERS) - China's commerce ministry said on Wednesday (April 4) it "strongly condemns and firmly opposes" the proposed US tariffs following the Section 301 probe and will take counter measures, according to the official Xinhua news agency. The response follows a move by the Trump ...
We have all seen or at least heard of the weird, quirky things you can find on Chinese e-commerce site Taobao, but its Southeast Asian counterpart Lazada does stock its fair share of crazy stuff too to ensure that no one gets left out. Lazada is 83 per cent-owned by Alibaba Group Holding Limited, which ...
The American e-commerce giant officially launched a membership programme named Prime in Singapore in December, 2017. This launch made Singapore the first country in Southeast Asia and the 16th country globally to enjoy the benefits associated with a Prime membership such as free shipping, ...
IN A first-of-its kind partnership, Southeast Asian e-commerce company Lazada Group is joining hands with higher learning institutes and data ... is taking this one step further as it sees synergies with the government's go-digital push and the growth of e-commerce in Singapore and Southeast Asia. It hopes ...
Asian shares slipped on Tuesday, although losses in the region were slighter than the declines seen stateside in the last session amid a drop in tech stocks ... E-commerce giant Amazon, one of the best performers over the past year, declined after U.S. President Donald Trump criticized the company in a ...
Publicis Media is seeking to bring together its commerce expertise from across the group with the launch of a specialist global practice. The practice will be headed up by Ali Nehme, who will report into Digitas global brand president Michael Kahn. Nehme is taking on the position of commerce global ...
CATALIST-LISTED Allied Technologies will acquire 51 per cent in e-commerce ticketing solution platform Asia Box Office for S$30 million in cash, it announced on Tuesday night after the market had closed. The acquisition will be funded through proceeds gained from the issue and allotment of some ...

Asia. Commerce.Asia, which provides omni-channel solutions to SMEs, brands and micro-entrepreneurs that enable them to sell online, aims to raise RM5 million (US$1.3 million) via the platform, which includes RM2 million private placements to sophisticated investors. To date, Commerce.Asia has raised ...
UNCTAD, China's Alibaba Business School launch fellowship for Asian e-commerce entrepreneurs ... Thirty-seven e-commerce entrepreneurs from Asia have enrolled at the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and Alibaba Business School's eFounders Initiative at the Alibaba campus in ...
The media went into overdrive on the doubling down of Alibaba's (BABA) investment in Southeast Asia's e-commerce leader Lazada. Readers should note the distinction in purpose between the initial $2 billion investment and the subsequent one. The former was used to buy out the shares from the ...
BANGKOK (REUTERS) - Campaigners in India have criticised a proposed new policy for managing the country's forests, saying it could undermine the rights of indigenous people to use them. The draft proposal, unveiled earlier this month (March), suggests allowing plantations of "commercially important ...
Thirty-seven e-commerce entrepreneurs from Asia have enrolled on UNCTAD and Alibaba Business School's eFounders Initiative at the Alibaba campus in ... The launch of the first programme for Asian entrepreneurs comes after the success of the inaugural class for 24 African participants last November.
Singapore Budget 2018 emphasizing on growing the digital market in Singapore and Southeast Asia shows the high importance of this industry on the growth of the country's economy. The e-commerce market is highly triggered by the additional investment of Alibaba on local based start up, Lazada.
The plans for a Thailand-based logistics centre is Alibaba's latest move in Southeast Asia's burgeoning e-commerce landscape, following a recent US$2 billion additional investment into e-commerce firm Lazada and last year's joint establishment of an electronic trading hub with the Malaysian government.
It is engaged in commercial banking, investment banking and other financial services including securities, insurance and funds, with a focus on commercial and retail banking as well as financial market related businesses. The total assets of ICBC (Asia) amounted to HK$849.1 billion as of 30 June 2017.
Asia Enterprise, targeted to help small and medium enterprises (SMEs) move their business online. The timing of the launch couldn't have been planned better. Coming on the heels of Alibaba's announced US$2 billion additional investment into its Southeast Asian (SEA) e-commerce platform, Lazada, the ...
Tech and public works to drive growth for Hong Kong businesses in Southeast Asia, commerce minister says after visit ... It was Hong Kong's first official trade delegation since the city signed two long-awaited free-trade agreements in November with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean).
“This can turn ugly on a global scale very quickly,” Robert Carnell, chief economist for the Dutch financial services group ING Asia, wrote in a note to clients. Europeans ... “Our members do not want to see a trade war,” said Kenneth Jarrett, the president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai.
Scientists meeting in Colombia issued four regional reports Friday on how well animal and plants are doing in the Americas; Europe and Central Asia; ... Asia-Pacific. If trends continue, there will be no "exploitable fish stocks" for commercial fishing by 2048. Around that same, the region will lose 45 per cent ...
Chinese companies like Alibaba and Tencent are bringing their investments and technology to the Southeast Asian region, Credit Suisse's head of emerging Asia economics said. The e-commerce market in the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is set to take off, said Santitarn ...
Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce's Bridging Partnerships Forum ... Our Bi-Monthly Forum is an opportunity for businesses of all sizes to gain valuable contracting strategies, and to network with larger size commercial or government agency decision makers, and other potential small business partners ...
While the continued growth in e-commerce demand that surrounds Chinese giants like Alibaba and JD.com may evoke dollar signs in the eyes of interested parties, there is one major caveat associated with the industry: the rate of returns demanded by customers. In response, international freight forwarder ...
As FilMart, Asia's largest film rights sales market, rolls out March 19-22, Hong Kong sales agencies are wrestling with the problem of how to come to ... Since around 2012, when contemporary subjects depicted in broad commercial genres swept aside the previous staple of (allegory-laden) martial arts and ...
Most Asian markets traded moderately lower on the last day of the trading week amid a backdrop of global trade-related developments and political news out of Washington. In Tokyo, the ... The e-commerce giant told CNBC it would consider a listing on the mainland if regulation allowed for it. Chinese ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — America's largest business lobby is warning President Donald Trump against slapping big tariffs on Chinese imports. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is sounding the alarm as the White House weighs whether to punish China for forcing U.S. companies to hand technology to ...
Separately, Tencent-backed e-commerce platform Shopee ranked among the top five in five Southeast Asian countries during the second quarter of last year, excluding Singapore. Southeast Asia's total e-commerce market is predicted to be worth more than US$25 billion by 2020, according to consulting ...
The government will revise screening standards under the aviation law to let drones fly beyond the operator's line of sight on distant islands and mountainous regions to speed commercial use. Under the plan, businesses and individuals will be required to limit their flight areas and operate the aircraft at a ...
The ministerial council meeting of South Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA) led by commerce ministers of member countries has not been held after Bhutan hosted the ... It is reported that more than 85 per cent of non-tariff barriers in South Asia are accounted for by technical barriers and sanitary measures.
Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka's largest telecommunications services provider, and Ericsson have rolled out the first commercial Massive IoT network supporting both Cat-M1 and NB-IoT technologies in South Asia. Deployed across Dialog Axiata's Sri Lankan network, the advanced mobile network ...
"We are big but not strong enough," said Commerce Minister Zhong Shan, referring to China's status as the world's No. 2 economy and a ... More than 60 developed, developing and least-developed nations have registered to attend the fair and the commercial booths have been overbooked by 20 per cent.
Despite its reputation, Asia has been reducing its reliance on trade as it boosts domestic demand. Intraregional trade now accounts for 60% of all Asian trade and is growing faster than Asia's commerce with the rest of the world. Still, “a lot of the upside in Asia's corporate earnings cycle, and in equities, over ...
However, the growth of e-commerce isn't limited to just the People's Republic, but extends all across the Asia Pacific region. ... sellers across Asia. Marketplaces like Lazada, Rakuten, Flipkart and Shopee provide a simple way for Asian merchants to sell online and expand their operations across the world.
China features explicitly in only one of the Commerce Department's proposed measures for raising US domestic steel capacity utilisation from 73 percent to a targeted 80 percent. It is one of 12 countries that could be hit with a minimum 53 percent tariff on all imports. The Commerce Department's two other ...
Last month's decision by the U.S. commerce department to recommend steel and aluminum tariffs on national security may indeed provoke retaliation, ... to promote "America First" -- and urged other countries, including Asian nations, to also put their own interests first in dealing with economic policy.
SINGAPORE: Brands can learn a lot about how to utilise data modelling, smart AI, weighted attribution and shopping experiences from Asia's fast growing e-commerce platforms such as Lazada, Carousell and Zalora. Weighted attribution, for example, can be helpful to plan ahead for acquiring new ...
Nowhere is the global e-commerce wave having more of an impact right now than in Asia, where the region's burgeoning middle class is embracing clicks over mortar ... "How to interpret this in monetary policy is an important issue," Asian Development Bank president Takehiko Nakao said in an interview.
HTF MI recently broadcasted a new study in its database that highlights the in-depth market analysis with future prospects of Commercial Roofing Materials market. The study covers significant data which makes the research document a handy resource for managers, industry executives and other key ...
In addition, the allowance policy of replacing upgraded farming equipment caused ripples in the Asia-Pacific regions. The commercial possibility of livestock and aquaculture products such as feed additives, animal medicine and vaccines, smart farming systems, whole-plant equipment and so on, will grow ...
ERICSSON and Dialog Axiata PLC have rolled out the first commercial Massive IoT network supporting both Cat-M1 and NB-IoT technologies in Southeast Asia. The advanced mobile network technology will accelerate the proliferation of IoT devices and develop the region's IoT ecosystem through superior ...
The Mitsubishi Regional Jet has missed five delivery dates. Mitsubishi Aircraft now hopes to put it into commercial service by 2020. TOKYO -- After repeatedly missing promised delivery dates, Mitsubishi Aircraft lost an order for 40 Mitsubishi Regional Jets from U.S. carrier Eastern Air Lines in January.


 

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