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  1. Mainland firms invest US$20.5b overseas

    Posted Oct 28th 2009, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... insurance services and foreign exchange arrangements to boost outbound investments while assembling trade delegations to Europe, the United States and other markets to set the stage for mergers ...

  2. Esprit says economic worries in Europe have little impact on sales

    Posted Feb 08th 2010, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun Blue-chip fashion retailer Esprit Holdings says sovereign debt scares across Europe will have little impact on its sales in the region. Turnover contributed by Esprit outlets ... is confident about maintaining sales in Europe, source of 85 per cent of its sales, and says it will continue with plans to step up expansion in France. 'Customers in our major European markets ...

  3. ZTE banking on cost edge to push into US, Europe

    Posted Nov 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... such as the United States and Western Europe by leveraging on its low cost advantages over foreign rivals. 'I think our company will enjoy a breakthrough in plans to enter the US and European markets ... markets in the third quarter of this year, the company said last month. Revenue growth came from network infrastructure business done in emerging markets in Asia, Africa and Eastern Europe ...

  4. Business - Companies - BROKERAGE

    KBW to close Hong Kong office after sale

    Posted Nov 10th 2012, 12:00am by Lulu Chen

    ... to focus on core businesses in the US and Europe, following its acquisition by Stifel Financials. The shutdown is expected to result in about 20 job losses and cost about US$4 million, mostly ... to tap into the booming growth while Western economies flounder. Analysts said the move makes sense in that Stifel Financials was US-focused. The Asian market being a competitive one, businesses ...

  5. Wan Hai eyes entry to Asia-Europe trade lanes

    Posted Jul 11th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The intra-Asia trades biggest player, Taiwan's Wan Hai Lines, is looking to enter the trades between the Far East and Europe before the peak season kicks off. In recent weeks senior management at Wan Hai scoured northern Europe, including Britain, for an agency representative to sell their transport product and to identify ports of call. Ships sailing from Asia to Europe ...

  6. Investors upbeat on world economy

    Posted Apr 14th 2010, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito Global institutional and private investors have a relatively high degree of optimism over the outlook for the world economy and the state of the real estate market in the coming 12 months, a survey conducted by property consultancy Colliers International shows. 'Almost two-thirds of interviewed investors are looking to expand their real estate portfolios,' ...

  7. Dongfeng may export to Europe

    Posted Oct 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... from shipping its cars to Europe. 'There's nothing in the plans that would stop them. Nothing in our agreement refers to exports,' chief executive Jean-Martin Folz said. ...

  8. Disorder in energy-rich region threatens mainland's economy

    Posted Jul 08th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... Without its energy reserves, Xinjiang's economy pales when compared to inland provinces. Despite years of double-digit growth, the region's annual gross domestic product hovers at about 300 billion yuan (HK$340 billion), just more than 1 per cent of the mainland's total. 'In the context of the world's third-largest economy's strategy to secure its energy ...

  9. Firm outgrows window company role as economy opens

    Posted Apr 09th 2009, 12:00am by Eric Ng, Kandy Wong

    ... overseas capital markets to raise funds for the development of the mainland economy, whose growth had been stifled by previous closed-door policies. Window companies also played a role in investing ... the change to fast growth and the opening up of the mainland's economy, which gradually eroded the need for window companies as a fund-raising channel, as many state and privately controlled ...

  10. Chinese banks' time in the sun may not last

    Posted Aug 25th 2008, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... of mortgage-backed securities and other structured investments, banks in the United States and Europe have seen their earnings crushed this year. Profits at HSBC fell 29 per cent in the first half, while ... Meanwhile, the rapid growth of the economy has allowed banks to reduce their provisioning against bad loans, which has further raised earnings. Where Chinese banks have been less successful ...




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