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  1. News - China - ECONOMY

    Shanghai booster Fang Xinghai lands Beijing financial advisory role

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... Fang Xinghai, who once put down Hong Kong's importance as a finance hub, named a senior financial advisory official in Beijing The key man behind Shanghai's ambitious plan to develop the city into the world's leading financial centre by 202 ...

  2. News - China - ECONOMY

    Beijing suspends free-trade zone applications after nationwide frenzy

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 05:07am by ANDREA CHEN AND MIMI LAU

    ... Andrea Chen and Mimi Lau in Guangzhou Beijing suspends free-trade zone applications The central government has suspended applications for new free-trade zones (FTZs) in an attempt to cool the nationwide frenzy to compete for the special status given to Shanghai last year, a Communist Party magazine reports. Xinhua's Outlook Weekly magazine on Monday quoted an anonymous source close ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance - ECONOMY

    Beijing giving foreign economists the cold shoulder

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 08:31am by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com Foreign economists given the cold shoulder as government officials become more sceptical of research reports analysing scale of problem Beijing wary of foreign banks’ reports on debt Chinese government officials have quietly become more sceptical about foreign banks' research reports and are avoiding senior economists at global banks, partly ...

  4. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

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

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

    ... such a levy as a way of providing buffers against economic downturns and also curbing excessively speculative transactions. Chen Bo, a professor at the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, ... on a case-to-case basis. "The tax will make certain otherwise profitable transactions unprofitable and thus reduce speculation," Chen said, according to the paper. Chen predicted that the tax ...

  5. 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

    ... Renminbi clearing services. Meanwhile, Guangdong would continue to improve environmental safeguards, including stricter controls of dangerous PM2.5 particulates. Professor Chen Guanghan, director ... the Pearl River Delta’s economic power to the rest of the mainland,” Chen said. The Pan-Pearl River Delta co-operation concept was strongly advocated by the province’s then party secretary Zhang ...

  6. Business - China Business - ECONOMY

    12 new free-trade zones to follow in Shanghai's footsteps

    Posted Jan 23rd 2014, 01:40am by George Chen; Denise Tsang; Daniel Ren

    ... George Chen, Denise Tsang and Daniel Ren 12 new free-trade zones approved The central government has agreed in principle to approve 12 new free-trade zones (FTZs), three months after giving the special status to Shanghai. The 12 would include Guangdong, which has been lobbying the central government by highlighting its economic ties with Hong Kong, and Tianjin, Xinhua cited ...

  7. News - China - ECONOMY

    Guangdong debt call sparks fears over local government finances

    Posted Nov 24th 2013, 06:32am by Zhang Hong

    ... In Shaoguan, in northern Guangdong, a meeting was held last month and party boss Chen Xiangxin ordered local governments to take responsibility to pay the debts they owned. A large portion of the debts ...

  8. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Tianjin, Hebei in Beijing's circle of development

    Posted Aug 06th 2013, 12:00am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... county would also be included, it said. Chen Yao, secretary general of the China Regional Economy Society, said that under the government target of economic integration, more cities from Hebei should be brought into the circle. Hebei bordered Beijing, and a closer tie-up would benefit the economic development of the region, Chen said. The idea of the capital economic circle was first ...

  9. News - China - ECONOMY

    Shanghai vice mayor Ai Baojun to head up free-trade zone later this month

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... George Chen in Shanghai george.chen@scmp.com Former Baosteel boss Ai Baojun tapped to oversee development of Shanghai project Free-trade zone will launch later this month Shanghai is scheduled to officially launch its free-trade zone, the first on the mainland, this month with a city vice-mayor heading up the project. Government sources familiar with the plan told the South ...

  10. News - China - ECONOMY

    Key Chinese cities and provinces set to receive stimulus- on the quiet

    Posted Aug 12th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com Agbank agreement to provide HK$314b loan to Shanghai is sign of 'unofficial' financial boost Mainland cities to get stimulus- on the quiet The mainland government is quietly offering financial stimulus to key cities and provinces to help them maintain local economic growth. This is in addition to Shanghai taking up a huge loan from ...




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