trade

Platform News: Huawei Technologies

Trump admin slams Huawei, halting shipments from Intel, others

The Trump admin has advised Huawei suppliers, including Intel, that it is revoking licenses to sell to the China-based vendor and intends to deny dozens of other applications to pr...

Singapore

Singapore considers electric harbour boats to cut carbon emissions

Singapore is looking for proposals about the electrification of vessels called harbour craft since the business transitions towards a low-carbon near future, the Maritime and Port ...

Platform News: Apple logo on the side of a building

Apple Korea proposes $84 million to support local SME’s

Apple’s South Korean business unit has suggested measures to deal with antitrust concerns and provided to supply 100 billion won (approximately $84.02 million) worth of suppo...

Platform Economy: The technology sector in Paris, France

US slaps French goods with a delayed 25% duties in digital tax row

The Trump admin has announced additional duties of 25% on French cosmetics, handbags and other imports valued at $1.3 billion in response to France’s digital services tax, bu...

Platform Economy: The technology sector in Paris, France

Macron and Trump agree to tariff truce in digital tax dispute

The President of France has tweeted that he had a “great discussion” with President of the United States, Donald Trump over a digital tax that France had been planning. The Emmanue...

WTO

WTO ban on tariffs for digital trade extended until June 2020

GENEVA (Reuters) – World Trade Organisation (WTO) members agreed on Tuesday to renew a 20-year moratorium on placing tariffs on digital trade for six months, allaying fears t...