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  1. Survey explores cross-border living

    Posted Sep 09th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong The Hong Kong Planning Department and the Shenzhen Municipal Statistics Bureau will conduct the first survey of Hongkongers living in Shenzhen. The bureau will carry out research into 4,000 Hong Kong households across the border between tomorr ...

  2. Rules tightened on vegetable imports after smuggling claims

    Posted Nov 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... aimed at tightening quality control for the cross-border trade, Xinhua reported. The rules specify safety criteria, clarify the responsibilities of producers and operators, and toughen ... Celine Sun The mainland's watchdog for quality supervision and inspection has issued new measures on cross- border vegetable shipments after Hong Kong traders complained of vegetables ...

  3. A new life in China for N Korea traders

    Posted Dec 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... government says more than 8,000 have moved to China since the 1950s and registered their permanent residency in Dandong, becoming key players in cross-border trade and tourism. Many others have ... she can earn thousands or even tens of thousands of yuan a month from her shop. Traders like Li send a steady stream of supplies to North Korea. 'Everyone I know seems to be in trade ...

  4. News - China

    Briefs, September 17, 2012

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Nine die as bus crashes into ravine Nine people were killed and eight seriously injured when their bus crashed through a road barrier and fell into a ravine in Guyuan city, Ningxia, local firefighters said. The bus had 17 people on board. Xinhua New construction at cross-border zone North Korea and China broke ground on a building to manage the Hwanggumphyong Economic Zone, the official ...

  5. Smaller firms tipped to win from open yuan trade

    Posted Mar 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Beijing's latest move to relax yuan trade settlement rules will help smaller businesses use the currency to settle cross-border trades, but it's ... to settle cross-border trades in yuan. Previously, only 60,000 companies were allowed to do so. The central bank's announcement about the new rules underscores the success of a 21/2-year trial ...

  6. Business - Economy

    China eases forex rules in special economic zones

    Posted May 23rd 2013, 12:05pm by Reuters

    ... the regulator, instead of requesting approvals for each transaction. Another allows “cross border netting”, meaning a company in China that has lent to, or borrowed from, a firm outside China can settle ...

  7. Events

    Posted Mar 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'PRC individual income tax for expatriates and cross-border business travellers'. Hong Kong Club. American Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'The rapidly changing state of CSR policy in China: Opportunities for competitive advantage'. Bank of America Tower. American Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'How US-China ...

  8. China shakes up commerce ministry

    Posted Apr 27th 2006, 12:00am by Jamil Anderlini

    ... attention on cross-border transactions and could slow foreign-led mergers and acquisitions just as the market begins to heat up. Officials yesterday confirmed they were reorganising the large ... by economic nationalism, I think that's going to be problematic.' Most cross-border mergers and acquisitions are done using wholly foreign-owned enterprises registered as 'service' ...

  9. Business - Banking & Finance - CURRENCIES

    China and Britain to sign yuan-pound swap deal

    Posted Feb 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... for progress on a deal. Seventeen countries have currency swap agreements with China, and Britain was not one of them, Xia said at the time. Cross-border trading of yuan has expanded fourfold since ...

  10. Events

    Posted May 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Commerce luncheon: 'Permanent establishments: Tax dangers from cross-border activities'. Bank of America Tower. Australian Chamber of Commerce seminar: 'Shopping centre development ...




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