Govt to observe Singapore’s proposed digital business tax

SINGAPORE: The government will keep tabs on the proposed tax ... to impose GST on imported digital services in the near future, with the Royal Malaysian Customs Department currently working on the statutory amendments to enable the enforcement. ( read original story ...)

Singapore PPI Falls For Second Month

Singapore's producer prices declined for the second successive ... reversing a 0.8 rise in December. Data also revealed that import prices slid 0.3 percent yearly in January, following a 0.4 percent drop in the preceding month. Export prices dipped 2.3 ... ( read original story ...)

Sinopec plans to import more oil from U.S.

China Petroleum & Chemical Corp, China's largest oil refiner, is expected to import 10 million metric tons of crude oil from the United States this year, said the company, also known as Sinopec. Unipec Singapore Pte Ltd, a trading unit of Sinopec ... ( read original story ...)

US aluminium import tariffs short-term bullish – Report

A Singapore-based trader suggested that “It is hard to quantify ... US aluminium premiums will rise should the US impose import tariffs and quotas on aluminium and aluminium products, market observers agree. American Metal Market’s assessment of ... ( read original story ...)

China raises anti dumping duties on MMA imports

BEIJING: China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said Tuesday it will impose higher anti-dumping measures on methyl methacrylate (MMA) imported from Singapore, Thailand and Japan. An MOC ruling requires importers to apply anti-dumping duties at rates ranging ... ( read original story ...)