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  1. Political factors far outweigh financial gains in yuan bonds

    Posted Sep 04th 2010, 12:00am by Shirley Yam

    ... Hopewell Holdings, the first non-financial foreign firm to issue a yuan bond, has no problem paying in yuan, because it operates several toll roads in southern China. And McDonald's sells ... the State Administration of Foreign Exchange. Yes, it's true that the People's Bank of China has said institutions are free to do yuan business outside the mainland, and the issue of yuan ...

  2. The job drain brings political pain

    Posted Nov 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Allen T. Cheng in Beijing White-collar jobs disappearing from the US and Britain are popping up in China Rising trade and political tensions between China and the US will only intensify ... manufacturing but also back-office functions to low-wage markets like China and India. 'For many companies, it's a balance issue,' said David Hunter, regional chief executive of New ...

  3. China Southern, Air China in dogfight for Shenzhen carrier

    Posted Jan 11th 2010, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So In what is becoming a potent mix of business and regional politics, Air China and China Southern Airlines are jostling for the controlling stake in Shenzhen Airlines, following the arrest of its largest shareholder last month for 'economic crimes'. The cost of failure for China Southern- whose main hub is in Guangzhou- will be high. It can lose its ...

  4. Taipei home easing may not lift market

    Posted Jan 21st 2009, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... such as China Southern Airlines set up office in Taipei in the fourth quarter of last year. However, limited new demand would not be sufficient to boost office rents due to an oversupply problem, Ms Chu ...

  5. China and Australia seal A$10b deals to boost ties

    Posted Jun 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn China and Australia yesterday signed deals, potentially worth A$10 billion (HK$68.86 billion), mainly in the mining and energy sectors, underlining the continued strong trade ... China Development Bank Corp (CDB). The deals included a facility agreement for US$1.2 billion between Karara Mining and CDB to develop a port and rail infrastructure at Oakajee in Western ...

  6. Business - China Business - PROPERTY

    China Vanke follows rich Chinese to grow abroad

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com China Vanke follows rich Chinese to grow abroad Analysts are expecting more overseas expansion from China Vanke as the mainland's biggest developer ... China Vanke, through a wholly owned subsidiary, is acquiring 30 per cent of Keppel Land subsidiary Sherwood Development in Singapore for S$135.5 million (HK$850.2 million), Keppel Land announced ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - RETAILING

    Global brands pause as store sales growth slows on China

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... in first-tier cities in the first quarter," said Thomas Lam, head of research for Greater China at property consultancy Knight Frank. While total retail sales volumes stayed strong in the first ... on the mainland in the next three to five years. Steve Chen, head of retail services at consultancy DTZ in China, said: "We met some global luxury brand operators recently and they told us ...

  8. Business - Companies - RESULTS

    Retailer to expand circle on mainland China

    Posted Mar 28th 2013, 12:00am by PAUL SOH

    ... convenience-store sales in Hong Kong and southern China last year increased by 4 per cent and 11 per cent respectively from 2011. Operating expenses as a percentage of turnover decreased marginally- ...

  9. A bull in the China shop

    Posted May 09th 2010, 12:00am by Daniel Jeffreys

    ... On Saturday, for the first time in its 63-year history, the fashion house will present a new collection in China- on a specially constructed catwalk built on Shanghai's Bund. The day before, ... founder. The events will mark an evolutionary cycle for the luxury-goods industry and China that has profound economic and geopolitical significance. 'When I started in business, the world ...

  10. Business - China Business - TAKEOVERS

    Foreign expansion ambitions to boost China M&A

    Posted Jan 31st 2013, 12:00am by PHOENIX KWONG

    ... Kwong Man-ki in Beijing phoenix.kwong@scmp.com Buyout activity in China is expected to rise this year, fuelled by overseas acquisitions, says PwC Foreign expansion ambitions to boost China M&A China's merger and acquisition (M&A) activity is expected to rebound this year, driven mainly by the overseas expansion ambitions of privately owned companies in the retail ...




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