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  1. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Market boom swinging south

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:38am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... Benjamin Robertson benjamin.robertson@scmp.com Foreign direct investment in Southeast Asia has risen rapidly to surpass China, with the region viewed as the next hub of low-cost manufacturing Market boom swinging south Foreign direct investment in Southeast Asia's largest economies surged past China last year, a strong indicator of the region's growing importance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1466604/market-boom-swinging-south
  2. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Obama's pivot to Asia faces setback from fellow Democrat over trans-Pacific trade deal

    Posted Feb 01st 2014, 03:42pm by Associated Press in Washington

    ... President Barack Obama’s foreign policy pivot to Asia took a hit this week, and it came from a stalwart of his own party. The top Democratic in the US senate, Harry Reid, has announced that he opposes legislation that’s key for a trans-Pacific trade pact that’s arguably the most important part of Obama’s effort to step-up American engagement in Asia. Since Obama rolled out the policy, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1418489/obamas-pivot-asia-faces-setback-fellow-democrat-over-trans-pacific
  3. Business - Economy - TRADE

    China poised to gain more under expanded tech tariff-cutting deal

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 12:46am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... ITA expansion helps to better enable," Stephen Ezell, a senior analyst at the US foundation, told the South China Morning Post. While global innovation has flourished over the past 17 ... by host China and its trade partners on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation meetings next month in Qingdao. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1493916/china-poised-gain-more-under-expanded-tech-tariff-cutting-deal
  4. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Efforts to restart talks on new tech tariff deal in China's court

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 01:23am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... pact to remove tariffs on more information and communications technology products could get back on track this year, with China hosting the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (Apec) meetings. ... that it could take credit for on the world stage," Stephen Ezell, a senior analyst with the foundation, told the South China Morning Post. Negotiations were suspended on November 21 after China, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1492027/efforts-restart-talks-new-tech-tariff-deal-chinas-court
  5. Business - Economy - TRADE

    China and India urged to forge closer economic bonds

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 01:23am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... potential," Ratan Tata, former chairman of India's salt-to-steel conglomerate Tata Group, told the South China Morning Post on the sidelines of the Boao Forum for Asia. But achieving business ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1492311/china-and-india-urged-forge-closer-economic-bonds
  6. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Free-trade agreements more to do with politics than goods and services

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 01:14am by DAVID DODWELL

    ... the government, more than any in Asia, has invested massively in securing free trade agreements (a total of 38 at present). The message was simple and persuasive: today in Asia, about 80 per cent of all ... of hours, and so many millions of taxpayer dollars, negotiating deals that were useless and would never be used. An Asia-Pacific trade agreement [under the TPP] that excludes China is next ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1495402/free-trade-agreements-more-do-politics-goods-and-services
  7. Business - China Business - TRADE

    Higher quality trumps higher prices at Canton Fair

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 01:17am by Denise Tsang

    ... is impressed with the improved finishing materials and feels that a 3 per cent to 5 per cent increase in prices is "acceptable". Cubrilo was among nearly a dozen buyers the South China ... constantly, too." Since the company's transformation, its geographical scope has widened from Southeast Asia to Eastern Europe, the Middle East and major cities of the mainland, she said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1486393/higher-quality-trumps-higher-prices-canton-fair
  8. News - Asia - TRADE

    Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal won't be sealed when Obama meets Abe

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:37am by Reuters

    ... to Japan's farm and auto markets is seen as key to finalising the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a 12-nation trade bloc that would stretch from Asia to Latin America. The TPP is central to Obama's policy of expanding America's presence in Asia and Abe, for his part, has touted the TPP as a main element of his strategy to reform the world's third-largest economy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1489695/trans-pacific-partnership-trade-deal-wont-be-sealed-when-obama-meets-abe
  9. News - Asia - TRADE

    Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact risks splitting Asean, Manila warns

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 11:03pm by AP

    ... A US-backed Pacific free-trade pact could cause resentment in Southeast Asia, leaving some nations in the region better positioned to access the American market than others, a top Philippine official ... regulatory barriers, protect intellectual property, and set labour and environmental standards. The pact is a pillar of President Barack Obama's effort to deepen US engagement in Asia. Obama ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1476989/trans-pacific-partnership-trade-pact-risks-splitting-asean-manila-warns
  10. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Japan and the United States face off in crucial trans-Pacific trade negotiations

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 02:03pm by Reuters in Tokyo

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Trans-Pacific Partnership trade talks commence as differences over lowering tarifs threaten to derail Washington's centrepiece legislation in its pivot towards Asia ... was holding up agreement on the TPP, a 12-nation grouping that would stretch from Asia to Latin America. Japanese officials say Washington needs to be more flexible on its side. The United States ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1471263/japan-and-united-states-face-crucial-trans-pacific-trade

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