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  1. China to take the lead in global recovery, says IMF

    Posted Oct 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... for emerging economies. It forecast India's growth at 5.4 per cent this year and 6.4 per cent next. China's growing prominence on the world economic and political stage has increased, most ... Denise Tsang China will take the lead in the world's economic recovery, the International Monetary Fund said yesterday, as the nation celebrated the 60th anniversary ...

  2. Chinalco stake deal with Rio faces collapse

    Posted Jun 05th 2009, 12:00am by Carol Chan, Denise Tsang

    ... sparked political concerns in Australia about China's ability to influence pricing of strategic commodities. Australia's Foreign Investment Review Board is due to give its recommendation ... Denise Tsang, Carol Chan and Maria Chan The biggest overseas deal in Chinese history, the US$19.5 billion tie-up between Aluminum Corp of China (Chinalco) and Rio Tinto, looked ...

  3. Towngas seals $470m China supply deals

    Posted Sep 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Hong Kong and China Gas (Towngas) has sealed two piped-gas supply agreements with Shandong worth 500 million yuan (HK$470 million) to capitalise on the mainland's energy deregulation. ... of Shandong province, as both the cities of Jinan and Weihai enjoy high economic and political status in the province,' Towngas managing director Alfred Chan Wing-kin said. 'After ...

  4. Sinochem bids A$2.8b for Nufarm

    Posted Sep 29th 2009, 12:00am by Denise Tsang, Nick Westra

    ... Sinochem on the deal and UBS is working with Nufarm. The deal comes amid heightened tensions between Australia and China. The two trading partners have been locked in a tug of war between ... in Australia,' said a source with knowledge of the deal. 'The political environment in Australia is difficult for these types of deals right now and it's always shifting.' Just last week, ...

  5. China hits out at US duties on steel pipes

    Posted Nov 07th 2009, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang China has denounced the United States for imposing anti-dumping duties of up to 99.14 per cent on mainland-made steel pipes in an escalating trade clash ahead of US President ... against China's decision to restrict exports of about 20 types of raw materials key to manufacturers in their countries. Some economists said the dispute put Sino-US trade relations ...

  6. Fujian projects to cash in on cross-strait ties

    Posted Jun 13th 2009, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... development was a big step forward in unifying the island with the mainland. 'It is a strategy to resolve the issue of Taiwan-China unification,' he said. 'From investors' perspective, it opens the door for investments even though investments will be vulnerable to political risks, that is, cross-strait relations.' Of the projects being promoted, infrastructure ...

  7. Relations tested as US imposes new duties on Chinese goods

    Posted Feb 21st 2009, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... injury' in the industry in the US. The levels of duties were not disclosed, but countervailing duties are a different type of punitive tariff previously not used until last year against China ... administration to set the tone of economic and political dialogue between the two countries. Some economists saw tensions rising from the protectionist measures to pull the US economy out of recession ...

  8. Hong Kong to receive timely visit by US Treasury undersecretary

    Posted Oct 17th 2008, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... on Wednesday. The Better Hong Kong Foundation and the Asia Society are jointly organising the event with media partners the South China Morning Post, The Economist and Caijing magazine. The foundation's executive director, Karen Tang, said the event would offer a timely opportunity for business and political leaders to share their thoughts on the unfolding events. 'Hong Kong ...

  9. Fred Ma's HK$3.5m job raises questions

    Posted Nov 11th 2009, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... of the rules on post-service employment of politically appointed officials and raising questions about his resignation- citing health reasons- 17 months ago. Ma's appointment to the HK$3.5 million post as non-executive director and chairman of China Strategic Holdings came as the company announced financing details for a US$2.14 billion deal through which it will become 80 per cent owner ...

  10. Esprit feels the impact of weakening euro

    Posted Jun 16th 2005, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... of abating in the near term and more negative news was likely. 'The euro will remain weak in the short term, given negative political and economic factors in European countries such as Italy and Germany,' said Andrew Fung Hao-chung, sales chief for Greater China treasury and markets at DBS Bank. Yesterday, the euro fell to its lowest point in the past year against the Hong Kong dollar ...




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