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  1. Business - Companies - RETAIL

    Mainland importers jump on milk train

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Zealand baby formula in China. "But more than half of them are fake," Wang claimed. "Many are just imports of cheap milk powder from overseas that is repacked in China," he ... importers jump on milk train Chinese companies are flocking to bring overseas-brand baby formula into the mainland, where prices and profit margins are among the highest in the world. Each month yet ...

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    There was never a shortage of milk powder, says Friso producer

    Posted Mar 27th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com It was a mistake to limit exports and ban should be lifted in long term, company head says Never a shortage of milk powder, says producer The government's restrictions on taking infant milk formula across the border was "based on a mistake" and should be scrapped in the long term, a milk powder producer said. "There was never ...

  3. Business - Companies - RETAIL

    Yum feels the heat in China

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 10:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Los Angeles and Shanghai KFC owner's sales fall blamed on lack of focus on cold drinks and ice cream amid hot weather Yum feels the heat on the mainland The heat seems to be getting to KFC parent Yum Brands on the mainland, after the fast- ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Holiday rush takes toll on formula stocks

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei and Candy Chan Despite warnings about government checks, 25 pharmacies surveyed had no cans of popular brands on shelves for sale to local mums Holiday rush takes toll on baby formula A popular baby milk formula sold out in many pharmacies yesterday as the government started its "golden week" stocktaking to decide whether it can lift the export limit ...

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    Supermarket prices surge above rate of inflation

    Posted Apr 16th 2013, 12:00am by THOMAS CHAN AND DENNIS CHONG

    ... of tight supply and high demand for milk powder in the city. In March, the government limited baby formula exports to two cans per person in response to a mounting public outcry over bulk purchases ... that of the Composite Consumer Price Index, which rose by 4.1 per cent. The highest average increases were seen in the prices of canned fish, which leapt 18.1 per cent; eggs, up 17.5 per cent; and milk powder ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Shoppers empty shelves in Lunar New Year buying frenzy

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... tins of Friso milk powder left, but were charging HK$448 each- almost double the manufacturer's suggested selling price of HK$283. One Watsons staff member said the formula brands were ... products saying they had already increased supply in anticipation of the Lunar New Year surge in sales. Friso said it doubled its milk powder supply this month compared with the same time last ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    DCHL distributors call on government to change law

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 12:00am by Ernest Kao, AND EMILY TSANG

    ... according to their seniority. But they said they never received any commission, and the products they bought- including wine, milk powder and fragrance oils- were not resaleable. "I paid ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Border-town residents say traders cost them dear

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... at HK$225.30. The survey also found that the price for infant milk formula in Sheung Shui was among the lowest in the city. A tin of one Dutch brand, for instance, was HK$70 cheaper than in Tai Po. The poll was conducted in February - right before the government's two-tin restrictions on infant milk powder. It has been one of the most sought-after products for parallel-goods traders due ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    HK$1,500 fixed penalty proposed for shops that spill into the street

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 04:11am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... the problem permanently, but we hope to enforce our measures more effectively." Young cited boxes of baby formula, diapers and tissue paper piled outside pharmacies, illegal alfresco dining areas ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Rising yuan boosts mainland visitors's spending power

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Johnny Tam

    ... now," a 28-year-old visitor from Shanghai said. She said she visited twice a year, spending more than HK$10,000 each time on fashion items and also household items like milk powder. A shop ...




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