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  1. Let private sector take the credit

    Posted Jan 15th 2005, 12:00am by Annette Chiu

    ... Annette Chiu Yuwa Hedrick-Wong, MasterCard International's economic adviser for Asia-Pacific, is confident of strong economic growth in China this year. But he wants to see a greater contribution from the private sector. 'China's economy has to grow faster and slower at the same time- faster in the private sector and slower in the state sector. This complex challenge ...

  2. Price war hits Sinotrans margins

    Posted Jul 18th 2003, 12:00am by Annette Chiu

    ... per cent. Its revenue on express business last year was about 1.15 billion yuan (HK$1.08 billion). 'Although China was troubled by Sars, the economy is recovering. China's GDP ...

  3. Cut in export rebate will trim trade

    Posted Oct 17th 2003, 12:00am by Annette Chiu

    ... Citigroup says stronger economies mean China will suffer only slightly The central government's recent move to reduce export rebate rates will trim China's export growth by one ... of China Research Xue Lan said: 'The reduction is a good thing from a long-term perspective. The Chinese economy needs to move in the direction with less and less reliance on government ...

  4. Liberalisation to increase China demand for long-range aircraft

    Posted Feb 17th 2005, 12:00am by Annette Chiu

    ... services to the US by 2023, up from 15 in 2003, while weekly frequency would jump to 784 flights from 172. 'China will become a big economy like the US in 15 to 20 years. There's ... Annette Chiu in Seattle Increasing liberalisation of China's aviation sector will boost the country's demand for long-range 200 to 300-seater aircraft as more second-tier cities ...

  5. Air China angers activists over IPO deposit risk with parent

    Posted Dec 06th 2004, 12:00am by Annette Chiu

    ... the deposit to the cross-section of the economy.' The stock exchange has granted Air China a waiver until the end of 2006 to continue the practice. According to the listing prospectus, Air China ... Annette Chiu and Hui Yuk-min Financial arrangement may see carrier place up to five billion yuan with firm that provides services to the group A financial set-up that could see Air China ...

  6. China Shipping rides wave of surging freight rates

    Posted Oct 14th 2003, 12:00am by Annette Chiu

    ... China Shipping Development, the mainland's No2 maritime transport company, expects full-year revenue to climb 20 per cent this year as it rides a wave of surging freight rates ... materials from the booming mainland economy, chief financial officer Wang Kangtien said yesterday. The Baltic Dry Index, the benchmark for market freight rates, finished at 4,192 points on Friday, ...

  7. Zhejiang firms are keen on HKEx short cut

    Posted Feb 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Annette Chiu

    ... the same monetary target set by textile company Zhejiang Zhongbo. Stainless-steel furniture maker Ningbo Zhefeng said it planned to go public next year. Unlike in northeastern China, where state-owned enterprises are the pillar of the economy, the private sector has been the engine for Zhejiang's growth. According to official statistics, there are more than 330,000 private ...

  8. Mainland trade growth drives Sinotrans

    Posted Aug 25th 2003, 12:00am by Annette Chiu

    ... Robust trade growth in China is expected to have helped drive up the interim earnings of mainland freight forwarder Sinotrans, which reports its half-year results today. The H share ... continued to benefit from China's robust trade growth, a strong shipping market with increasing freight rates and the fast growing express market, said Peter Hilton, an analyst with Credit ...

  9. Executives fear red tape could stifle opportunities

    Posted Jul 26th 2003, 12:00am by Annette Chiu

    ... executive of local forwarder Baltrans Holding, said: 'We are fighting for time. We only have the advantage [of getting into the China market] one or two years earlier under the Cepa ... Tung, head of strategy and planning for Bax Global, Hong Kong and South China. There are different sets of regulations for logistics business, warehousing and storage, freight forwarding ...

  10. Hainan to be special zone for tourism

    Posted Jul 16th 2003, 12:00am by Annette Chiu, Joseph Lo

    ... of the country. Wu Zhouhong, a director of the international affairs department of the General Administration for Civil Aviation of China (CAAC), the mainland's aviation industry regulator, said ... from a peripheral place,' he said. Mr Wu added: 'If open skies can help develop the aviation and tourism businesses and the local economy, we may launch it in other core cities [in ...




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