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S. Korea PM set for first Japan visit since trade spat

Lee Nak-yon to attend Emperor Naruhito's enthronement ceremony.

Malaysia’s rubber gloves in demand, but not enough people make them

Manpower shortage has been a problem since Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad cut reliance on cheap foreign labour.

India’s palm oil tax hike unlikely to hurt Malaysia overall, says...

The Malaysian Palm Oil Council says although there may be a decline in refined oil palm exports, crude palm oil exports will go up.

Samsung’s top brass convene as south Korea’s chip exports plunge

South Korea reports a 30.5% decline in semiconductor export for May.

America’s gas export clout set to grow with LNG approvals

The US are on course to challenge Qatar as the second-largest exporter of LNG

Germany’s Social Democratic Party wants to extend Saudi arms export halt

After the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, SPD deputy leader Rolf Muetzenich said that his party would cease shipments of already approved weapons deal with Riyadh.

Asia’s tumbling exports signal trade pain has room to run

Economists are projecting a 3rd straight year-on-year drop in shipments, which would mark the worst losing streak since mid-2016.

Singapore’s Jan exports fall 10.1%, biggest in over 2 years

This is the biggest drop since Oct 2016 when exports fell 14% from a year earlier.

Indonesia to propose rubber export restriction in upcoming producers meeting

The International Tripartite Rubber Council comprises Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand.

Chatime Malaysia aims to be world’s biggest Chatime operator by year-end

A year after ‘comeback’, the company says it has recorded impressive growth and is looking to invest overseas.

Malaysia’s November factory output up 2.5%, above forecast

A Reuters survey had forecast November's annual output growth to ease to 2.2%, down from a 4.2% rise in October.

New Israeli law will enable medical cannabis export

Israeli lawmakers have given final approval to a law enabling farmers to export medical cannabis.

Singapore’s November exports fall faster than expected

The city-state's exports fell 2.6% in November year-on-year, falling sharply from the revised 8.2% rise the month before.

Former Sabah CM slams proposed seafood export tax

Yong Teck Lee urges the Sabah government to encourage the expansion of seafood farms and re-strategise its economic direction instead.

Malaysia’s Oct export growth seen easing to 6.2% year-on-year

Malaysia's exports are expected to rise 6.2% in October from a year earlier, slightly slower than the previous month's pace.

Produce vehicles for export, urges Mahathir

PM says this will counter the negative perception by some Malaysians on the quality of locally-made cars.

Malaysia bets on durian as China goes bananas for world’s smelliest...

Putrajaya is encouraging large-scale farming of durian, counting on a 50% jump in exports by 2030.

Alibaba inks deal with local supplier to export Musang King

Durian supplier Beho Fresh will be supplying Win-Chain with frozen whole Musang King durians for distribution on Tmall and other Chinese retail marketplaces owned by Alibaba.

Najib: Why no mention of RM1 trillion debt by global agencies?

The former prime minister says there is no mention of the amount claimed by Putrajaya in the latest reports from international rating agencies, the World Bank and Bank Negara.

Sabah Foundation to develop food terminal in Tawau

Sabah Chief Minister Shafie Apdal says terminal will also provide employment opportunities.

Proton adds Egypt to its export destinations in 2018

The first shipment in three years will reach Cairo on Oct 6.

China’s exports, imports slowed sharply in August

Exports from the world's second-biggest economy increased by 9.8% while its imports rose by 20% compared to the same month last year.

China says it won’t devalue currency to bolster exports

China said the value of its currency is driven by market forces and that it has no intention to devalue the yuan to help exports.

Hand-carved wooden furniture helps put Bosnian town on the map

UNESCO listed Konjic woodcarving last December as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity, in part because of the family's efforts.