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  1. News - Asia - TRADE

    EU, Singapore agree on free-trade deal

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 08:28am by AFP

    ... insurance and other financial services industries, as well as in public tendering. The agreement would also make it easier to export European agricultural and industrial products and cut down on red ... the European Commission said in a statement. Singapore is the EU’s largest trading partner in the Southeast Asia region, accounting for 74 billion euros (US$97 billion) of trade in goods and services ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TRADE

    Cross-border trade essential to HK growth, governor says

    Posted Oct 11th 2012, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... service providers with licences issued by Hong Kong and Macau will be able to set up business in Nansha." He added that Nansha would be allowed to operate pilot offshore electronic database services and offer financial services such as futures trading, credit insurance and financial leasing. The area would also run an experimental education policy by exploring collaboration among ...

  3. News - China - TRADE

    Shanghai plan to lure foreign investors to free-trade zone

    Posted Jul 11th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... financial services to shipping and transport, as part of its plan to create a Hong Kong-like free-trade zone in Shanghai. The plan, which could contain as many as 21 separate initiatives, ... of such ventures established in the free-trade zone, the sources said. Foreign travel agencies would be permitted to set up joint ventures to provide international travel and holiday services ...

  4. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Talks over EU-US deal marred by setbacks

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... the table like culture and financial services, it is not a good way to start," said Stuart Eizenstat, a former US ambassador to the EU. "This postponement may complicate the timetable ... will be removed, making the two economies even more dynamic and speeding the wheels of trade and industry. However, an emerging dispute is over finance. The EU wants financial regulation to be a central ...

  5. News - China - TRADE

    Exclusive: Li Keqiang fought strong opposition for Shanghai free-trade zone plan

    Posted Jul 15th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... the China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC) and China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC), openly disagreed with Li's plan to open Shanghai's financial services sector to foreign ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com Li made to fight for Shanghai plan Premier Li Keqiang fought open opposition from financial regulators in his bid to push through a landmark plan ...

  6. Business - Banking & Finance - TRADE

    More countries use yuan to settle international payments

    Posted May 23rd 2013, 12:00am by JANE CAI

    ... to SWIFT, a global member-owned co-operative servicing financial institutions. The number of countries "crossing the RMB river", or having at least 10 per cent of payments valued ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TRADE

    Mexico is aiming for stronger business and tourism links with Hong Kong, says consul general

    Posted Nov 10th 2013, 06:01am by Lana Lam

    ... not realise the city was a business hub, thanks to its financial and legal structures and services-oriented economy. "The lack of knowledge in Mexico is so evident because Hong Kong has had ... gateway and hub for small and medium-sized enterprises to expand and internationalise," she said. "Everything that works out well in Hong Kong, in terms of products or services, means ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - TRADE

    Carrie Lam promotes Hong Kong industry to Qianhai in Beijing

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by PHOENIX KWONG

    ... to provide services to enterprises in Qianhai." The city's financial sector could also seek opportunities in Qianhai, which would become a pilot zone for financial innovation businesses, ... Phoenix Kwong in Beijing phoenix.kwong@scmp.com Lam chases Qianhai trade for HK companies Hong Kong firms from the legal, financial and construction sectors hope to capitalise on business ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - TRADE

    Hong Kong free-trade zone will attract high-end industries, says Guangdong governor

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... covering Hong Kong, Macau, and parts of Guangdong may focus on services, finance and commerce, the visiting provincial governor said yesterday. Zhu Xiaodan also sought to placate locals who blame ... high-end service industries to the region," he said. He confirmed that the plan was to bundle Hong Kong and Macau with three special development zones in Guangdong- Qianhai in Shenzhen, ...

  10. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Australia 'ideal destination' for foreign investors

    Posted Apr 16th 2013, 12:00am by KANIS LI

    ... and mainland China to achieve a higher efficiency and said financial institutions were interested in providing more yuan-related trade services. Only 1 per cent of trade between Australia and China ... opportunities. Thomson, who was in Hong Kong yesterday, said Australia was rich in natural resources. The country had also coped well with the financial crisis and had inflation running at about 2 per ...




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