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Tag: Tarrifs

At Bangkok Meeting, Asian Economic Ministers Commend UNCTAD For Non-tariff Measures Database

At a recent regional ministerial meeting in Bangkok, Thailand, economic ministers from countries in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) commended the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) for its work on a database of non-tariff measures (NTMs) in the region.

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Analysts: US-China Trade War Impacts Commodity Flows, Demand

The US-China trade conflict appears to have evolved into a bullish animal. After a plural bouts of tariffs and counter-tariffs, last August 23, Beijing slapped a 5.00% levy on US crude for the first time, targeting a commodity analysts say is already influenced by the trade tensions, and adding to a swathe of US-origin commodities like propane, Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and soybeans.