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China Looks to Boost Shanghai Port

August 20, 2014

August 15, 2014 -  China will expand a scheme to speed up tax refunds for companies that export via a Shanghai port, the government said on Thursday, as it looks to boost the city's role as an intern... View Full Post

Ebola outbreak and Ukraine conflict pose threats even as supply chain risk drops to 18-month low

August 20, 2014

Augist 18, 2014 - Geopolitical and major disease risks have had less effect than widely believed on the world economy, with supply chains at their least risky levels for a year and a half. Accord... View Full Post

July truck tonnage sees decent gains, reports ATA

August 20, 2014

August 19, 2014 - The American Trucking Associations (ATA) reported today that truck tonnage in July saw decent gains. Seasonally-adjusted (SA) for-hire truck tonnage in July headed up 1.3 percent ... View Full Post

Regional integration ‘key for jobs, growth’

August 20, 2014

But as protectionism may rear its head, Hng Kiang says it is up to countries to forge economic links regionally. August 16, 2014 -  MORE economic interdependence between Asian countries is critic... View Full Post

Plugging into the world economy

August 20, 2014

With FTAs, Singapore-based exporters can enjoy benefits ranging from tariff concessions to intellectual property protection, writes LEE U-WEN August 8, 2014 - SINCE the signing of the first free tr... View Full Post

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