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  1. Business - China Business - TRADE

    KTZ service may help rail take bigger share of Europe-China freight

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:56am by JING YANG

    ... weather and geopolitical risks. The rail line will pass through China's restive Xinjiang province and often turbulent areas of Central Asia near Kazakhstan before heading into Belarus ... for these types of services," said Michael Beer, a transport analyst at Citi Research. Hadaway said trains from east and west would use the China-Kazakh border city of Khorgos as a transshipment hub. ...

  2. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Cargo growth strong as China exports pick up

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 09:50am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... Chinese exports and emerging-Asia trade volumes will sustain growth momentum for cargo carriers in the region. Global air freight volumes rose 5.1 per cent year on year in August, following a 6.1 per cent increase in July, according to Iata data. Airlines in all regions, led by those in the Middle East, Asia-Pacific and North America, reported expansion in freight tonne kilometres ...

  3. Business - Companies - TRADE

    Electronic gadgets and wearables keep trade fairs busy

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 05:47am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... appetites for the latest gizmos and lifestyle accessories. About 95,000 people visited the Hong Kong Trade Development Council Electronics Fair and electronicAsia events that finished on Thursday in Wan Chai, a footfall number down,arginally from last year. More than 19,000 buyers are expected at the Global Sources Mobile Electronics Show at the Asia World Expo that starts today and runs ...

  4. News - China - TRADE

    Ebola fears blamed for poor turnout at mainland's largest trade fair

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 04:53am by CHIM SAU-WAI

    ... for the fourth time, sourcing hardware and tools. He said he was not worried about the virus as it was not affecting Asia. A Guangdong-based battery producer that previously focused on the African market ...

  5. Business - China Business - TRADE

    Canton Fair sees strong demand from exporters

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 05:11am by CHIM SAU-WAI

    ... as in the spring session. The number of buyers from Russia is also expected to increase as the country is affected by Western sanctions. But there would be fewer buyers from the Middle East because ...

  6. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Beijing says TPP pact 'incomplete' without China

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 06:10am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington China says it should be part of TPP pact A trade pact sought by the United States, Japan and other Asia-Pacific nations would be "incomplete" in the long term without China, a top Chinese official said. Beijing is currently not at the table with the 12 nations negotiating the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal, but Vice Finance Minister Zhu ...

  7. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Dealing with the dragon: Asean and China trade thrives amid disputes

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 04:10am by DON WEINLAND

    ... in the South China Sea. For Vietnam and the Philippines, the waters off their coasts have become some of Asia's most dangerous flashpoints for conflict. On the other, trade with China has never ... of Singapore. "It's a question of what they need and what China can provide." Southeast Asia is a needy region. The Asian Development Bank, a Manila-based financer of major infrastructure ...

  8. Business - Economy - TRADE

    WTO cuts world trade growth forecast

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 11:55am by Reuters

    ... also weighed. The possibility of worse tensions over Ukraine, a deepening Middle East conflict and increased panic caused by West Africa’s Ebola outbreak have all clouded the forecast, the WTO ...

  9. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Obama's pivot to Asia faces setback from fellow Democrat over trans-Pacific trade deal

    Posted Feb 01st 2014, 03:42pm by Associated Press in Washington

    ... with Indonesia and Vietnam, and befriending former pariah state, Myanmar. There were problems. Rancorous politics at home forced Obama to withdraw from the East Asia Summit last autumn, raising some ... in high-stakes Middle East diplomacy, this month he will make his fifth trip to Asia since taking office a year ago.   ...

  10. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Chile seeks more Chinese investment

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 04:28am by Eric Ng, JING YANG

    ... resources, while its 4,000km of coastline provides ample wind, tidal and geothermal energy resources. Meanwhile, Diego Torres, the head of the Asia and Oceania department at the Directorate General ...




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