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  1. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    To boost business, WTO must ditch 'all or nothing' approach

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 03:12am by Tom Holland

    ... chain manager Li & Fung, estimates the deal could halve the average cost of shipping merchandise across borders from 10 per cent of the goods' value to just 5 per cent. The economic ... is a "noodle bowl" tangle of agreements. Some may even have contradictory regulations, for example on rules of origin, making compliance difficult and adding to the cost of doing cross-border ...

  2. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Global enthusiasm for yuan overstated

    Posted Dec 13th 2013, 04:30am by Tom Holland

    ... in the statistics as cross-border trade settled in yuan. If you want to get an impression of how widely the yuan is really used in international trade, you need to double-count these transshipments, adjust ...

  3. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    It pays China to block global deals on climate and trade

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 03:19am by Tom Holland

    ... carbon duties on imports from countries like China that have not undertaken to make emissions reductions of their own. However, such selective "border tax adjustments" would break WTO ...

  4. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    The plenum speech Xi Jinping ought to deliver (but won't)

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 02:32am by Tom Holland

    ... and will dismantle our remaining restrictions on the cross-border flows of capital. Third, because of the hukou system of household registration our enterprises have long enjoyed a plentiful supply ...

  5. Business - Economy - MONITOR

    What Shanghai's brand new free-trade zone won't offer

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... forecasting interest rate and capital account deregulation. And on Friday, the mainland government itself promised "interest rate liberalisation" and cross-border currency flows. There is, ... a conduit for unrestricted cross-border capital flows between the mainland and the rest of the world. The financial authorities in Beijing simply cannot risk allowing uncontrolled flows to develop. ...

  6. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    The 4.3tr yuan cost of financial openness

    Posted Oct 01st 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland That's the net outflow from the mainland if Beijing were to scrap capital controls, the International Monetary Fund's number crunchers estimate The 4.3tr yuan cost of financial openness This column has argued ad nauseam that anyone who expects China to open up to free flows of cross-border capital will have a long wait. But before I shut up on the topic, ...

  7. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Allowing free capital flows is fast going out of fashion

    Posted Sep 27th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... system. But if Li is indeed planning a big relaxation of Beijing's strict controls on cross-border capital flows, he will be swimming against the tide of international economic thought. ...

  8. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Shanghai free zone smells like it's just another property deal

    Posted Sep 16th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... to conduct those experiments. In the case of capital account opening, it would be far easier just to license a limited number of existing bank branches to participate in cross-border yuan loans than ...

  9. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    HKMA chief's concerns sound like a massive understatement

    Posted Sep 09th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... show an enormous HK$1.3 trillion of inflows in the form of cross-border loans. As a result, Goldman estimates that total cumulative capital inflows into Hong Kong from 2010 to 2012 hit HK$1.89 ...

  10. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Two ways currency experts are wrong about the yuan

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... capital account, our results affirm … that China retains its abilities to restrict cross-border financial capital-market movements," conclude the report's authors. "The policies ...




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