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  1. News - China Insider - ECONOMY

    After Apple, is Starbucks Chinese state media’s next target?

    Posted Oct 18th 2013, 05:03pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... become the next prominent foreign company to be targeted by state media, after Apple was castigated for poor customer service earlier this year. The Economic Information Daily, a newspaper run ... customer service in China. The Economic Information Daily report comes two days after a similar story appeared in China Daily under the title “Starbucks can’t justify high prices in China”. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Restaurants serving locals keep up sales amid drop in tourist spending

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 04:03am by Amy Nip

    ... Jinping's anti-corruption drive on the mainland, Yeung Wai-sing, chairman of the Association for Hong Kong Catering Services Management, said yesterday. Nevertheless, the industry was struggling ... In the first half of this year, restaurant revenues rose 3.6 per cent despite a 0.8 per cent drop in customer flow. In comparison, retail sales dropped 1.3 per cent by value and 1.1 per cent by volume, ...

  3. News - China - ECONOMY

    State Council gives green light to Shanghai free-trade zone

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 12:00am by Daniel Ren

    ... will upgrade and expand its existing four bonded areas, where goods can be imported, processed and re-exported without the intervention of customs authorities. Government officials said the free-trade zone would eventually become a large territory and undertake financial liberalisation. Xu Quan, a deputy director of the Shanghai Financial Services Office, told a financial forum last week ...

  4. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    China's slower growth raises rebalancing stakes

    Posted Jul 16th 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... and health-care services. It is a big task considering migrant workers in Shaanxi earned about 1,500 yuan a month last year, even as their wages have been on the rise in recent years. But policymakers ... countries that compete with mainland manufacturers as well as customers for the goods their production lines churn out makes the shift more painful. The currency's gains shifts the balance ...

  5. News - China - ECONOMY

    China’s economy back on track as August exports accelerate

    Posted Sep 08th 2013, 11:27am by Reuters

    ... markets and adding to evidence that the world's second-largest economy may have avoided a sharp slowdown. The Customs Administration said yesterday exports rose 7.2 per cent year on year ... quarters, the economy has shown signs of stabilisation, with surveys last week showing manufacturing regaining momentum and growth in the services sector at a five-month high. Investors had ...

  6. News - China - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong faces new competition as Shanghai plans free trade zone

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 12:00am by Alice Yan, Enoch Yiu

    ... will be to upgrade and expand the city's bonded areas, where goods can be imported, processed and re-exported without the intervention of customs authorities. It would be the first such free-trade zone ... by the central government. Xinhua yesterday said the new zone would require better financial services such as cross-border financing businesses and international trade settlement. Christopher Cheung ...

  7. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    China faces test of nerve on reform

    Posted Jul 15th 2013, 12:00am by NICK EDWARDS

    ... Beijing was hoping would compensate for lost export demand from the European Union and the United States- China's two biggest foreign customers- are likely to buy fewer Chinese goods. ... the drive towards domestic demand through the services sector as opposed to export demand in the manufacturing sector. Higher currency costs make it harder to dump excess capacity overseas, further ...



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