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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Southeast Asia's economies doing fine without using 'hot air' strategies

    Posted Nov 23rd 2014, 06:03am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... to their decisions to do so. The second was investment in infrastructure, which in this context invariably means going into greater fiscal deficit to fund construction of bridges, tunnels and roadways ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1646336/southeast-asias-economies-doing-fine-without-using-hot-air
  2. Business - Banking & Finance - JAKE'S VIEW

    New Asia bank part of China's agenda

    Posted Oct 28th 2014, 05:42am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der kamp Infrastructure lender a political move to boost Beijing's recognition and strengthen yuan New Asia bank part of China's agenda China and 20 other countries yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding to create an Asian infrastructure bank that will help finance the region's US$800 billion annual needs. Front page, October 25   Let's get ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1626184/new-asia-bank-part-chinas-agenda
  3. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    China's consumer success story still has a long way to go

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 01:51am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp After decades of infrastructure spending, the mainland must focus on the consumer sector China's consumer success story still has a long way to go The new Chinese ... consumer story emerging more than 20 years ago and being quite a winner for a period. China's big need since the 1940s, it says, was to build the industrial infrastructure on which to base ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1530418/chinas-consumer-success-story-still-has-long-way-go
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Exports a handy fudge when playing the Hong Kong GDP numbers game

    Posted May 18th 2014, 03:35am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... infrastructure projects. The private sector may actually have shown a decline in overall investment. Put it all together and domestic demand (GDP less foreign trade) shows a growth rate of 2.59 per cent, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1514363/exports-handy-fudge-when-playing-hong-kong-gdp-numbers-game
  5. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Long Hair's pension fund filibuster a grand idea

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 12:57am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... infrastructure monuments. You're on the mark, Long Hair. jake.vanderkamp@scmp.com ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1472157/long-hairs-pension-fund-filibuster-grand-idea
  6. Business - Economy - JAKE'S VIEW

    Welfarism of corporate kind is the real problem

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 04:24am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... at 13.8 per cent six years ago and has declined since then. It is creeping indeed, in relative terms creeping down. Infrastructure spending, however, is already larger than our social welfare bill ... This figure, by the way, takes into account only infrastructure spending in money terms, entirely ignoring the value of the land grants that fund much of the work. Whenever convenient, our government ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1421694/welfarism-corporate-kind-real-problem
  7. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Land-hungry tourism a 'pillar' that short changes Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 23rd 2014, 12:53am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... of the tourist dollar remain in Hong Kong but we have allocated hundreds of billions of dollars of public money to infrastructure projects primarily for tourism. If it were not for the tourist invasion, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1411277/land-hungry-tourism-pillar-short-changes-hong-kong
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Walled-off land revenues keep the fat cats purring

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 02:53am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... and it could only be used for infrastructure projects. Why land-sale revenue should be declared off limits to all other public uses in a fiscal system that is fundamentally dependent on land sales ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1408599/walled-land-revenues-keep-fat-cats-purring
  9. Business - Economy - JAKE'S VIEW

    Leung Chun-ying successfully resists employers' migrant labour demands

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 02:37am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... to the employer lament in this sector- we need to bring in more foreign workers if we are to meet our targets for infrastructure projects. But, no, it wasn't there. This paragraph in the speech ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1406413/leung-chun-ying-successfully-resists-employers-migrant-labour
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    China's big spenders on infrastructure must generate better returns

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... by drinking my bottle of Scotch in one sitting. Surely this comparison suggests that China is spending too much on infrastructure and Britain too little. But perhaps not. China is a poor and developing country. It needs to spend a great deal on infrastructure to provide the framework for greater wealth. Britain has already built its infrastructure and needs only to maintain what it has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1251546/chinas-big-spenders-infrastructure-must-generate-better

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