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  1. Wine auctions may not resume unless duty cut

    Posted Feb 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Macau would do away with its 15 per cent wine duty next year given the strong growth in gaming revenue, said Gregory Deeb, managing director of Crown Wine Cellars. Macau is increasingly becoming ... through lower prices. However, the wine and spirits coalition said average wine prices went down by about 15 per cent after last year's tax cut. Reducing the duty further would also put Hong ...

  2. Retail sales in July jump 14.2 per cent

    Posted Sep 04th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Retail sales in July totalled HK$21.3 billion in Hong Kong, up 14.2 per cent from a year ago, the government said. The Hong Kong Retail Management Association said the result was in line with its own estimates. July's increase is slightly below that of June, when retail sales rose 14.3 per cent to HK$19.9 billion. Retail sales in the first seven months of this year ...

  3. Stamp of quality and safety shows on HK products

    Posted Jul 06th 2004, 12:00am by Ann Williams

    ... Reports by Ann Williams Producers and buyers are developing closer partnerships The Summer Sourcing Show for Gifts, Houseware and Toys brings together three key industries in the Hong Kong economy. Together they accounted for 15.4 per cent of total exports last year, with gifts exports worth almost $152 billion, houseware accounting for $14 billion and toys more than $70 million. ...

  4. NZ begins phasing out duties on HK goods

    Posted Jan 01st 2011, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee Under the new closer economic partnership agreement with New Zealand, which takes effect today, import tariffs on all goods from Hong Kong will be phased out over six years and more than 90 per cent of New Zealand's tariff lines will become duty-free in two years. Hong Kong service providers will also be given advantages in New Zealand. ...

  5. Rents set to rise 15pc

    Posted Aug 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Luxury residential rents in Hong Kong are expected to grow by 15 per cent over the next 12 months as a result of the inflow of expatriate executives, according to a report by Colliers. However, the firm believes price growth will narrow to 5 per cent. 'The further lowering of the loan-to-value ratio will impact overall sales as end-user demand will be affected,' says ...

  6. Colliers sees luxury rents rising 15pc in a year in HK

    Posted Jun 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Paggie Leung paggie.leung@scmp.com Luxury home rents in Hong Kong are expected to increase a further 15 per cent in the next 12 months, Colliers International said. The property agency ... up 37 per cent from two years ago, when rents dropped in the face of global financial turmoil, and 2.2 per cent above the previous peak average for luxury homes seen in 2008. But the prices ...

  7. Duty-free showcase targets Asian firms

    Posted Sep 28th 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... be exempt from duty and value-added tax, which range from 16 to 20 per cent in the European Union, for up to six months while they displayed their goods to European buyers, he said. Otherwise, Asian ... Innocenti said 20 to 30 Hong Kong and mainland manufacturers so far had expressed interest in the Adriatic Trade Centre. During the first half, China's exports to Europe fell 21.8 per cent ...

  8. Mixed fortunes in 2011 for HK's property market

    Posted Dec 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... economic growth. The momentum has slowed since the second half, after the government announced further tightening measures- on top of the special stamp duties announced in November 2010 to cool off ... This represented a 39 per cent decline compared with the same period in 2010. Sales volume on the major 30 housing estates last month fell 43 per cent to 13,206 deals year on year, the lowest since 2006. ...

  9. We surely do not want zero duty turning HK into smugglers' paradise

    Posted Mar 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Those of us in the wine industry are still grappling with the figures quoted in the budget speech - an 82 per cent increase in wine imports? Wine sales in Hong Kong have shown a much more ... Hong Kong to be a wine hub - rather as a place to locate regional offices which has been happening anyway and now as a smuggling centre with the zero duty. Surely Hong Kong does not want to get ...

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    Filipinos back Manila's move to confront China over South China Sea

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 11:49pm by Raissa Robles

    ... yesterday. The poll also showed that Filipinos did not trust China much. Philippine pollster Social Weather Stations said 81 per cent of Filipinos it surveyed backed last January's decision ... showed a high awareness level of the South China Sea dispute. Some 73 per cent of respondents said they were aware of the dispute and 61 per cent said they knew the Philippines had filed a case ...




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