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  1. News - China - ECONOMY

    Parallel traders shrug off 15-day border crackdown

    Posted May 30th 2014, 03:57am by He Huifeng

    ... border trade For years, the cross-border checkpoint between Sheung Shui and Shenzhen's Luohu has been chaotic as thousands of "parallel traders" pass back and forth laden ... and demand is high on the mainland for everything they can bring across the border. Watch: Illegal marketplace vendors sell goods openly in Shenzhen's Lo Wu Checkpoint According to Shenzhen ...

  2. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Shanghai cuts negative list to woo foreign investment

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 01:45am by Daniel Ren

    ... cross-border investment. The number of items on the list was cut from 190 to 139. The attempts to further open the sectors are significant for … overall reforms DAI HAIBO, SHANGHAI FREE-TRADE ZONE ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Jobless rate could rise if retail sales keep declining, financial secretary warns

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:03am by Phila Siu

    ... of the anti-corruption drive Beijing launched in 2012, curbing the spending by officials on luxury gifts. Mak supported the idea of building shopping malls in the border areas, as for many mainlanders the main purpose of visiting Hong Kong was to shop. Not only would building malls help the economy, it would also shift visitors from crowded central districts to border areas. Commenting on the recent ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Call to develop commercial border zones

    Posted Aug 27th 2012, 02:39pm

    ... Olga Wong Adding commercial developments in border areas will provide grass-roots job opportunities and allow lower shop rents for business start-ups, executive councillor Cheung Chi-kong ... hectares of border land and three nearby new towns. The institute, of which Cheung is executive director, proposed adding commercial developments in border areas and allowing mainlanders to enter ...

  5. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    G20 targets jobs and investment push over 5 years

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 04:27am by Reuters

    ... cent above the trajectory implied by current policies over the coming 5 years," the G20 statement said. On taxes, the G20 members agreed to develop stricter rules on cross-border taxation to close loopholes that have allowed some multinationals to minimise tax payments. They endorsed common standards for sharing bank account information across borders with automatic exchange ...

  6. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Scrutiny increases after trade mismatch between China and Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 05:02am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Beijing Wide gap between figures from Beijing and HK on cross-border goods flows heightens scrutiny of the mainland's overall trade performance Data mismatch adds to China trade doubts The mainland's trade numbers, distorted by fake exports last year, are set to come under renewed scrutiny after a discrepancy between Hong Kong and mainland figures ...

  7. News - China - ECONOMY

    Guangdong boss Zhu Xiaodan expects 8.5pc growth, vows free-trade zone push

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 03:33am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou mimi.lau@scmp.com Guangdong keeps focus on cross-border trade Guangdong has set an economic growth target of 8.5 per cent for 2014 and said it would press ahead with economic co-operation with neighbouring provinces and other governments outside the Pearl River Delta. Governor Zhu Xiaodan also pledged to explore a bid for a regional free-trade zone yesterday ...

  8. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    PBOC vice-governor Yi Gang suggests Tobin tax on foreign exchange

    Posted Jan 05th 2014, 05:15am by AFP

    ... system and accelerating the advance of renminbi capital account convertibility", Yi wrote. "Persistently guarding against cross-border liquidity flow shocks is the key to good foreign ...

  9. Business - Banking & Finance - ECONOMY

    China promises to loosen capital control, but no rapid progress expected

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 08:40am by JANE CAI

    ... cross-border investment. "I will sell one of my apartments in Beijing to escape the property tax that will be launched sooner or later," said the accountant, who owns two flats. "I ... are planned to be achieved by 2020. When the capital account is fully opened, foreign direct investment, portfolio investment and other cross-border investment can be conducted without restrictions ...

  10. Business - China Business - ECONOMY

    International law could be used in free-trade zones

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 10:51am by Reuters

    ... in these zones, we will see companies and banks making a beeline into these zones,” said the head of cross-border trader services at a European bank in Hong Kong, who declined to be identified because he ...




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