Indonesia bans goods transactions on social media platforms
JAKARTA: Indonesia has banned goods transactions on social media platforms in a new regulation, its trade minister said Wednesday, as Jakarta aims to rein in direct sales by major tech firms it says are harming millions of small businesses. Govern...
US business equipment orders rebound in August after downward revision
(Sept 27): Orders placed with US factories for business equipment rebounded in August, suggesting resilient investment despite elevated borrowing costs. The value of core capital goods orders, a proxy for investment in equipment that excludes airc...
Opportunities for SMEs in Mayo to cut costs and become more sustainable in use of water
Small and medium sized enterprises across Mayo could make big savings on their water bills and improve the sustainability of their businesses by participating in Uisce Éireann’s world-leading water stewardship programme. Uisce Eireann...
Bangladesh SMEs ignored in foreign trade finance: BIBM study
Despite having the potential to play a major role in boosting exports and overcoming the current dollar crisis, Bangladesh’s small and medium enterprises (SME) sector is neglected in getting finance for foreign trade, experts feel. Though ba...
HSBC: PH key target for businesses seeking to enter SEAsia
New research commissioned by HSBC Commercial Banking shows that international businesses from nine major economies are increasingly optimistic about their growth prospects in Southeast Asia. They expect sales in the region to grow by 23.2 percent ove...