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  1. Shenzhen mayor urges Sars-wary foreign firms to support hi-tech fair

    Posted Jul 05th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... prompted the city's mayor to make a stand. Li Hong-zhong has appealed to governments and the foreign business community in Guangdong to support the Fifth China Hi-Tech Fair. He told foreign ... he acknowledged that Shenzhen, being the major source of hi-tech components, was attractive to foreign buyers. The president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Guangdong, Harley Seyedin, ...

  2. Guangdong pan-delta plans play down HK

    Posted Nov 04th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Leu Siew Ying in Guangzhou Guangdong party chief Zhang Dejiang has publicly outlined his vision of a pan-Pearl River economic zone for the first time- and Hong Kong does not feature largely in it. The plan would see Guangdong, Hong Kong, Macau and eight neighbouring provinces band together to boost their economies. But analysts say the plan will redirect the spotlight onto ...

  3. Guangdong brushes off Sars to record 12pc first-half growth

    Posted Jul 16th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Guangdong's economy grew 12.6 per cent in the first half of the year, revealing that the impact of Sars had been mild, the chief of statistics, Pu Xingming, said yesterday. 'Sars cost [Guangdong's] economy 0.8 percentage points in terms of gross domestic product growth,' said Mr Pu. According to figures released by the provincial office, the industrial sector ...

  4. Six cities in Guangdong join solo tourist list

    Posted Dec 31st 2003, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Gary Cheung

    ... Ambrose Leung and Gary Cheung HK industries see economic boon as more mainland travellers visit the city Hong Kong's economy will receive another boost when immigration rules for mainland tourists are relaxed for six cities in Guangdong from tomorrow. They will join a list of 10 mainland cities which are already part of the individual visit scheme. Making the announcement ...

  5. Economy is on the way up after virus, says Tung

    Posted Jul 31st 2003, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa gave the media its turn yesterday. And the focus of his message was: the economy is on the way back. In a meeting with senior reporters and editors, Mr Tung said economic data this month showed the economy had been picking up faster than expected since the depths of the Sars crisis. 'It demonstrates that we are going in the right direction and we ...

  6. Guangdong's leaders pass muster

    Posted Dec 06th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A year after taking office, the report card of Guangdong's new leadership is apparently good, with the economy heading for 13 per cent growth after making a remarkable rebound from the Sars ... and ambitious politician. He has focused on the province's hot-topic issues- education, the private economy and poverty alleviation. Guangdong badly needs home-grown talent to deepen its industrial ...

  7. Guangdong warns HK to invest more

    Posted Nov 29th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan Hong Kong investors were warned yesterday that they needed to step up a gear in their co-operation with Guangdong if the Pearl River Delta region is to maintain its growth in the global market. Speaking at the first Greater PRD media conference, Guangdong officials warned that although the economy was in excellent shape they were facing stiff competition from the Yangtze ...

  8. It's not the economy, folks

    Posted Aug 20th 2003, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... more than half a million people took to the streets, Beijing decided to pull out all the stops to help the Hong Kong economy. It is planning to allow tourists from Guangdong province, as well ... a massive economic campaign to prop up Hong Kong's economy. On the other, it is issuing strong warnings to people in the territory not to try and speed up the pace of democratisation. ...

  9. Premier says the economy will bounce back from Sars

    Posted Jun 30th 2003, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... yesterday, Wen Jiabao conceded that Guangdong, Beijing and northern China had been severely affected by the virus. But he added that the economy would still expand by 8 per cent in the first half of the year and was on target to achieve annual growth of 7 per cent. He said the economy was off to a good start with a 9.9 per cent growth in GDP for the first quarter. But hotels, catering ...

  10. Guangdong 'leads trade efforts with Asean'

    Posted Nov 12th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... expert, said Hong Kong and Macau would not be left out in China's link-up with Asean. 'Since the reform and opening up, Guangdong's economy has been closely linked with that of Hong ... Leu Siew Ying in Guangzhou But HK will gain from the increased co-operation, forum told China plans to use Guangdong to spearhead increased co-operation with the Association of Southeast ...




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