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Agriculture Exports ‘Potential Winners’ Amid Pandemic: Trade Ministry

Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman | The Jakarta Post | 09/15/2020

Indonesian agricultural exports could be “potential winners” in the pandemic as they recorded annual growth despite the downturn in global trade, according to the Trade Ministry. The agriculture exports reached…

Trump’s Ambassador to China Unexpectedly Retiring Before Election Amid High Tensions

Linda Givetash | NBC News | 09/14/2020

The U.S. ambassador to China, Te...

Africa’s Private Sector Raises Concern Over Global Trade, Calls for WTO Reform

Kehinde Olatunji | The Guardian | 09/14/2020

President, African Export-Import Ba...

Yoshihide Suga Picked by Japan’s Governing Party to Succeed Shinzo Abe

BBC News | 09/14/2020

Japan’s governing party has elected Yoshihide Suga as its...

TikTok Will Partner with Oracle in the United States After Microsoft Loses Bid

Brian Fung | Selina Wang | CNN | 09/14/2020

TikTok and Oracle will become business ...

EU, China Sign Food Protection Deal Ahead of Challenging Summit

Philip Blenkinsop | Robin Emmott | Reuters | 09/14/2020

The European Union and China signed a dea...


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