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  1. Business - Money

    Taiwan sees record yuan deposits on growing trade

    Posted Oct 06th 2012, 12:00am by Ralph Jennings

    ... took office in 2008 with a softer approach to cross-strait relations. Taiwan has also begun allowing the mainland to buy shares in Taiwanese-listed firms and invest directly in more than 400 sectors. The accumulated yuan came from transactions by offshore bank units, a central bank official said. Those units handle cross-strait trade in the absence of free currency exchanges in Taiwan. ...

  2. Business - China Business - REFORM

    Building cross-strait ties a tall order for Taipei

    Posted Oct 06th 2012, 12:00am by Ralph Jennings

    ... cross-strait development." Tariffs cuts so far cover relatively few items, while tourists use just a handful of hotels and agents. Remaining investment caps and strict case-by-case government ... Ralph Jennings in Taipei Taiwan sees mixed results as it travels the path of reform of economic and social mainland links Building cross-strait ties a tall order Building cross-strait ties ...

  3. Business - Companies

    Fubon banks on cross-strait thaw

    Posted Dec 28th 2012, 01:21pm by Doug Young

    ... Doug Young The purchase of a Chinese bank by Taiwan's Fubon reflects the reality that cross-strait M&A has been slow despite a thaw in relations, with few big new deals likely over the next 2-3 years. The ongoing thaw in relations between China and Taiwan has helped increase trust between the former pair of Cold War adversaries, but hopes for a boom in cross-strait ...

  4. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Cross-strait equity exchange adds to improving ties

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Beijing Cross-strait equity exchange adds to improving ties The mainland and Taiwan plan to set up a cross-strait equity exchange centre in Fujian province as relations ... export-focused Taiwan's economic growth as tourist spending surged and trade increased under Ma's administration. Ma, who came to power in 2008, must balance improved relations with fears among ...

  5. Business - Companies - ARBITRATION

    Rent dispute tests cross-strait ties

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 12:00am by Ralph Jennings

    ... Ralph Jennings in Taipei Expanded legal arbitration process in focus as a Taiwanese department store says its mainland landlord is unfairly raising its rent Rent dispute tests cross-strait ... and separate action in a Chengdu court will decide whether the department store must shut down, Far Eastern's statement says. Taiwanese officials see the Cross-Strait Bilateral Investment ...

  6. Business - China Business - PROFILE

    Huang Chi-yuan, cross-strait private equity guru

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by Ralph Jennings

    ... with Chinese companies as cross-strait relations improve. While the sovereignty dispute between Taiwan and Beijing created icy relations that once ruled out most economic ties, since 2008, Taiwan ... sense and capability of putting cross-strait deals together," he says. He can talk for an hour about the deals he has been involved in. Two years ago, for example, he brokered a US$300 ...

  7. News - China - ECONOMY

    Beijing and Taipei set to agree on service trade pact

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... will discuss, in a preparatory meeting in Taipei on Friday, details concerning the 9th cross-strait talks," a spokesman for Taiwan's Straits Exchange Foundation said. The 9th round talks would ... to the landmark Economic Co-operation Framework Agreement- a semi-free-trade pact- signed by the two sides in 2010. Wang Yu-chi, chairman of the Mainland Affairs Council, Taiwan's top cross-strait ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - INVESTMENT

    Beijing and Taipei plan exchange of government officials

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... staff at the mainland's Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Strait (Arats) are also government officials at the mainland State Council's Taiwan Affairs Office. Arats and SEF- nominally private- were set up in Beijing and Taipei respectively in the early 1990s to represent their governments in cross-strait matters in the absence of formal relations. Cross-strait relations ...

  9. Business - Economy - CHINA

    Fujian to spend 326 billion yuan on projects to boost ties with Taiwan

    Posted Jan 31st 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... in cross-strait relations would be negative for the nation's credit rating, it said. ... big toboost Taiwan links Fujian plans to spend 326 billion yuan (HK$406 billion) this year to boost cross-strait ties with Taiwan, but analysts are divided on whether the coastal ...

  10. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Hong Kong and China lift investment in Taiwan

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... invest in Taiwan Mainland and Hong Kong investments in Taiwan have soared over the past three years, albeit from a small base, as cross-strait political tensions have eased. Since Taiwanese ... excluding that of the Taiwan government, Chen admitted. "We hope and believe Chinese investments in Taiwan will grow rapidly in future because cross-strait ties are getting closer," he ...




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