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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    CY Leung to meet Xi Jinping in Beijing and explain cross-border policies

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung, JOLIE HO

    ... his cross-border policy to officials and gain their support. Leung arrived in Beijing yesterday, just as the new central government line-up was announced. He will spend the next few days ... added. "I really don't want to see this incident influence the relationship between people in Hong Kong and on the mainland." Leung to explainhis cross-border policies to Xi ...

  2. HKEx mulls cross-border derivatives to boost trade

    Posted Nov 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Anita Lam anita.lam@scmp.com Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing said developing cross-border index and equity derivative products with mainland exchanges will attract mainland investors ... for latecomers to create a new platform. 'The first mover has a tremendous advantage in the commodity market. Traders form a cluster and stay put. Besides, limitations in the flow of yuan will also ...

  3. Settlement of cross-border trade in yuan to start soon, minister says

    Posted Apr 25th 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... discussion. The State Council said early this month that it would allow traders in Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Zhuhai and Dongguan to settle their cross-border business in yuan. In December last ... Cary Huang in Beijing and Maria Chan Hong Kong banks will soon be allowed to start the highly anticipated settlement of cross-border trade in yuan, the secretary for financial services ...

  4. Profiteers cash in on cross-border vehicle licences

    Posted Apr 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Guangdong authorities' attempt to end the illicit trade in cross-border licences has sharply increased the cost of driving a Hong Kong-registered vehicle on the mainland. Previously, ... a trade that is being phased out. By the middle of last year only 20,500 private cars, 950 coaches and 15,900 goods vehicles in Hong Kong held cross-border licences, whose holders include leisure ...

  5. ICAC details areas of cross-border concern

    Posted Sep 20th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong Manufacturers and traders are most vulnerable to cross-border corruption, the ICAC has found. Figures from the Independent Commission Against Corruption showed cases involving the two sectors made up 50 per cent of the 76 cross-border corruption complaints it received last year. The transport trade attracted 17 per cent of complaints, and the finance ...

  6. Direct trains to Guangzhou put cross-border links back on track

    Posted Nov 28th 2008, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... made the cross-border journey less tiresome. After the through service between Guangzhou and Kowloon was suspended in 1949, travellers from Hong Kong had to cross the border on foot to Shenzhen ... for by your relatives on the mainland or an invitation issued by Canton Fair organisers,' Mr Choi explains. Cross-border journeys became easier following the re-introduction of direct trains ...

  7. Urgent need for mutual cross-border certification recognition

    Posted Feb 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the Electronic Transactions Ordinance (ETO)- to adopt a comprehensive cross-border recognition scheme of foreign certification authorities (CAs) and the e-certs which they issue. Under the ETO, a digital ... are by their nature conducted on a cross-border basis, it should come as no surprise that Hong Kong's local CA recognition scheme has not been well received because of its limited practical application. ...

  8. Yuan repatriation a first step towards more lucrative cross-border services

    Posted Oct 29th 2003, 12:00am by Jane Moir

    ... trader in Shenzhen or underground bank with a chit system and fax machine to repatriate yuan to China. For years, yuan brought to Hong Kong by tourists and businessmen have trickled back across ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - TRADE

    Sheung Shui prices soar as mainland traders buy in bulk

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 12:00am by Kristie Wong, Amy Nip

    ... Kristie Wong and Amy Nip Cross-border flood of traders into Sheung Shui inflates cost of shop items by up to 20 per cent Prices soar in bulk-buying frenzy The average price of everyday ... of traders who buy goods in bulk in Hong Kong to dodge high taxes on the mainland. It's also a popular with mainland residents with multi-entry permits who stock up on goods for personal use ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TRADE

    50 parallel trading cases detected in HK-Shenzhen border crackdown

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Amy Nip, Kristie Wong

    ... detected in the past week as a result of an enhanced crackdown by Hong Kong and Shenzhen customs authorities on illegal cross-border exports. Thousands of people make their living by buying ... in the New Territories. Since border customs officers stepped up co-operation on September 7, Hong Kong authorities have referred 150 suspected parallel traders to their mainland counterparts, ...




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