Tag Archives: Association of Southeast Asian Nations

3 sea routes planned for Belt, Road Initiative

China has proposed three marine economic passages connecting Asia with Africa, Oceania, Europe and beyond in a bid to advance maritime cooperation under the Belt and Road Initiative.

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Singapore FM invites Chinese bids on project

Singapore welcomes Chinese companies to submit bids on the Singapore-Kuala Lumpur High Speed Rail, Singaporean Minister for Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan has said.

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Imports of pricier commodities drive first monthly trade deficit in three years

China had its first monthly trade deficit in three years in February, as strong demand for Chinese goods both internally and around the world led to higher imports of raw materials. Overall foreign trade was stable in year-on-year terms, while declining from the previous month.

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Premier lays out China’s path forward in year ahead

China will further open up its markets to the world through robust engines – including the Belt and Road Initiative and the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership – and deepen the outbound investment drive that began a few years ago, Premier Li Keqiang said on Sunday.

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Ministers pledge early trade deal

The trade ministers of China, Japan and South Korea have vowed to push negotiations to reach an early agreement on a free trade deal between the Asian powerhouses, it was announced on Sunday.

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Nations vow to keep sea stabilized

China and Vietnam pledged on Monday to properly manage differences over the South China Sea and to strengthen maritime cooperation to enhance bilateral ties.

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