US President Donald Trump has made it clear that trade is a top priority at a summit of leaders of Group of 20 nations.
Southeast Asian leaders make an impassioned plea against protectionism at a regional summit in Bangkok, warning that a dragging US-China trade spat could hammer their export-led economies.
Lin See Yan says developed countries like the US and Europe are no longer viewed as stable business and investment markets.
Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad says other developed countries will take their cue from Washington and Beijing if protectionism is allowed to spiral.
Tensions between the UN and China were heightened last week when US President Donald Trump threatened to hit all China's exports to the US worth more than $500 billion.
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The ministers say they had affirmed their commitment not to adopt "unnecessary obstacles" to trade, and affirmed their rights and obligations under WTO agreements.
Companies in Malaysia are encouraged to reach out to the task force to voice out any challenges they are facing as a result.
The tariff, which will be applicable for two years, will be lowered to 20% for the first half of the second year and 15% for the second half.
Chinese and South Korean notes are climbing as the rise in protectionism batters their stock markets, drives a flight to safety and, in China’s case, prompts a more dovish monetary policy.
Protest organisers say that the TPP 'is an international economic agreement that, despite criticism from the public for lack of information and public debate.
Cohn's departure seen as tilting the US towards protectionism.
The German government believes that protectionism will be bad for both Europe and the United States.
Narendra Modi has been ensnared by a global wave of protectionism that could threaten the FDIs India needs to achieve double-digit growth