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  1. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, February 6, 2013

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    .... It will be good for Sheung Shui, because the local retail shops will then go back to their core business, that is, selling milk formula to Sheung Shui mothers and not cross-border traders. It will be good ... for milk formula The solution to problems caused by cross-border trade in milk powder is not tougher measures and penalties, including prison, as proposed by the Hong Kong government; just ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIAL CONFLICT

    Handover official Chen Zuoer laments British flags at protests

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... with the slogan. "The Chinese scram back to China!" during a recent protest against cross-border parallel traders in Sheung Shui. Chen said the mainland introduced the individual traveller scheme, under which mainlanders can visit Hong Kong without having to join tour groups, at the city's request in 2003. But the scheme is often used by traders to buy goods for resale across ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - MILK FORMULA

    Guidelines but no change to two-tin law

    Posted Apr 19th 2013, 12:00am by EMILY TSANG AND JOANNA CHIU

    ... The Legco meeting was suspended on Wednesday night because it lacked a quorum. Ko said the government had no intention of lifting the restriction- brought in to curb cross-border parallel-goods ... Emily Tsang and Joanna Chiu Guidelines but no change to two-tin law Improved guidelines will be issued to help customs officers enforce the two-tin infant milk formula limit at the border ...

  4. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, October 22, 2012

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Cross-border tension cannot be ignored There is a feeling that, for the sake of people living in Hong Kong, there is a need for stronger regulation of the number of mainlanders coming here and better scrutiny by border control of the purpose of their visit. Everyone knows of the enmity and ill feeling that exist when you hear of the cross-border traders, the obscene purchases ...

  5. Business - Money - DERIVATIVES

    China equity bulls find new reasons to get more bullish

    Posted Nov 27th 2014, 04:39am by Bloomberg

    ... in the United States to a three-year high in September. After that rally faded, bulls turned their attention to the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect scheme. When inflows as the cross-border trading link ... Bloomberg in Singapore Options traders are finding reasons to be even more optimistic about mainland shares, with optimists revelling in the recent interest rate cut China equity bulls ...

  6. Yuan trades will take a while to catch on

    Posted Jan 11th 2010, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng Beijing's pilot scheme to allow firms in southern and coastal provinces to settle cross-border trades with Southeast Asian nations will give traders more financial ... has sent several million yuan from its mainland office to its Thailand unit in November through the pilot programme. But Shum said the 'real' cross-border yuan operation has yet ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, October 18, 2012

    Posted Oct 18th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Setting a limit for visitors is not feasible Anger over mainland visitors is bubbling over, as public outrage at cross-border traders and mainland mothers goes through the roof. ... we close the border in their faces and assign a special police team to hold the gate? Illegal border-crossing may arise and stir up even more trouble. It's easy to see why such an upper ...

  9. Business - China Business - REGULATION

    Opening up credit card clearing market could lead to yuan outflows

    Posted Nov 05th 2014, 03:21am by DON WEINLAND

    ... train", which will allow cross-border securities trading, have been flagged as channels for moving money in and out of the country. Offshore goods traders routinely inflate the value ...

  10. 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 ...




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