Tag: free trade

CECA 101: TISG answers your FAQs on the trade agreement between Singapore and India

Singapore — In the wake of the recent story that went viral concerning the mistreatment of a security guard by a foreign worker from global investment company JP Morgan, discussions about CECA, the 2005 trade agreement between Singapore and India, have naturally come up. First...

Asean countries could reap the advantages of the US-China trade war

Former Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cabinet Minister George Yeo believes that Asean countries could be winners in the trade war between China and the United States. Writing for the Brunswick Group for Today Online, Mr. Yeo says that with the trade war between the...

Trump urged to embrace free trade amid rising tensions

Apple Inc. Chief Executive Tim Cook urged U.S. President Donald Trump to support free-trade policies as a series of tariffs and other actions raise tensions between the U.S. and China. “Countries that embrace openness, that embrace trade, that embrace diversity are the countries that do...

Tough to do business in China, foreign companies cry foul

China, the champion of free trade, is facing a backlash with European firms claiming it is increasingly tough to conduct business in the country amid favours given to domestic firms. A survey by the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China revealed that 80 percent...