The Cambodia-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA) was endorsed on October 26, to pave the way for the two countries to enhance bilateral trade and investment flows.
Vietnam's electronics industry, an increasingly important sector of the country’s economy, continues to grow despite the negative impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Cambodia's fresh banana exports to China have made remarkable progress this year, despite the challenges posed by the protracted Covid-19 crisis. But concerns linger over sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) standards and the Kingdom’s ability to build on this positive momentum over the coming years.
Pakistan's first green hydrogen plant will be built in southeastern Sindh province with a capacity to produce approximately 150,000kg of fuel per day, it emerged on October 23.
Bank stocks in South Korea have long been regarded as an unappealing option for investors, but analysts say it may be their time to shine as the economy makes progress toward normalisation and interest rates are no longer at record lows.
The Cabinet on October 22 gave the nod to a draft budget of $8.013 billion for public spending in 2022, an increase of 6.8 per cent year-on-year, in a move expected to help power a prompt economic recovery as the Kingdom emerges from the ravages of the Covid-19 health crisis.
Facilitating investment flows to least developed and developing countries and creating favourable investment environments is necessary to support and accelerate economic recovery in the post-Covid-19 era, according to Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) secretary-general Sok Chenda Sophea
Despite disruptions caused by the fourth wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, Vietnam’s steel producers still reported extraordinary profits.
South Korean pharmaceutical giant Celltrion has started a Phase I clinical trial of an inhalable form of Covid-19 treatment Regkirona in Australia, according to industry sources on October 22.
Japanese automakers expect production to be down by at least 1.3 million units in fiscal 2021 (April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022) due to the global semiconductor shortage and the Covid-19 pandemic situation in Southeast Asia, according to eight major manufacturers.
Cambodia is looking to end a requirement for samples of frozen Indian meat imports to be collected and tested for the novel coronavirus, due to the low incidence of the pathogen on recent shipments, as well as improvements in the South Asian country’s epidemiological situation.