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  1. Business - Economy - TRADE

    South Korea releases disappointing export figures

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 01:44am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Seoul Korean exports stage mild recovery South Korean annual exports grew last month after sliding in May, but shipments were well short of market expectations, adding ... per cent gain in a survey. Imports also fell short of a 9 per cent gain forecast in the survey. Korea is the world's seventh-largest exporter and the first major exporting economy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1544538/south-korea-releases-disappointing-export-figures
  2. Business - Economy - TRADE

    South Korean current account surplus surges to new record in April

    Posted May 30th 2014, 01:10am by Reuters

    ... by the central bank found it had fallen to an eight-month low. An economic slowdown in China, South Korea's biggest export market, and an uneven recovery in the global economy have largely cooled investor sentiment. South Korea's economy is expected to grow 4 per cent this year, from 3 per cent last year, helped by improving exports, but the weak domestic picture could slow ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1521520/south-korean-current-account-surplus-surges-new-record-april
  3. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Growing service sector held back by regulation, protectionism

    Posted May 28th 2014, 10:28am by PATRICK LOW

    ... the list in average levels of restrictiveness in the 34 OECD member countries and the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) plus Indonesia. Transport and professional services- ... above-average openness within the country sample in all 18 sectors. Brazil, China, Indonesia and South Africa score highest at the other end, with below average openness in every sector. The STRI ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1520224/growing-service-sector-held-back-regulation-protectionism
  4. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Big trade gap puts pressure on yuan

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 10:52am by Victoria Ruan

    ... property investment seen as the main drag on the economy. An investigation on fraudulent commodity financing, where imports of metals were used as collateral to obtain loans from several institutions, was blamed for causing the unexpected fall in imports in May. Analysts say weak property investment may continue to weigh on the economy although export growth may stay healthy because ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1550927/chinas-export-growth-falls-short-expectations-imports-rebound
  5. Business - Economy - TRADE

    China hails partial win against US despite losing appeal in WTO

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:19am by CHIM SAU-WAI, Reuters

    ... trade dispute between the United States, the world's biggest economy, and China, the second largest. The US is China's biggest trade partner, with total trade last year reaching US$521 ... complained that the law "explicitly allows for the application of countervailing measures to non-market economy countries", saying it violated WTO trade rules. China had also claimed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1549932/china-hails-partial-win-against-us-despite-losing-appeal-wto
  6. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Market boom swinging south

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:38am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... manufacturing Market boom swinging south Foreign direct investment in Southeast Asia's largest economies surged past China last year, a strong indicator of the region's growing importance in the global economy. These economies form part of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, set up to promote regional trade and prosperity and now viewed as the next hub of low-cost manufacturing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1466604/market-boom-swinging-south
  7. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Fast links to mainland speed growth of central Taiwan's hub city

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:29am by Ralph Jennings

    ... links to mainland boost Taichung The economy of central Taiwan's biggest city, Taichung, is growing about 9 per cent a year on three legs: closer links with the mainland, new transport ... Real Estate Taichung is a case study of what the Taiwanese government wants from its sometimes controversial engagement with the US$9.4 trillion mainland economy. Beijing has claimed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1528175/fast-links-mainland-speed-growth-central-taiwans-hub-city
  8. Business - Economy - TRADE

    S Korea exports fall on China slowdown and holidays in May

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 03:07am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Seoul Growing shipments to Europe and US underpin a sustained recovery in advanced economies S Korea exports feel China drag South Korean exports last month suffered their worst decline in eight months as a drop in Chinese demand and the effect from fewer working days more than offset growing purchases by customers in Europe and the United States. South Korea's trade ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1523469/s-korea-exports-fall-china-slowdown-and-holidays-may
  9. Business - Economy - TRADE

    'Chindia' dream gets a second chance

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 01:15am by BLOOM

    ... ability to get things done sets [the two] economies apart by a wide margin Now that Beijing and New Delhi are in the hands of Xi Jinping and Narendra Modi, both self-described reformers, could ... manufacturing's share of GDP (which lags far behind Thailand and South Korea, never mind China) and Beijing wants to go upmarket. As China moves away from low-end manufacturing (which India covets) ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1529563/chindia-dream-gets-second-chance
  10. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Japan's exports fall on weak US and Asian demand

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 12:55am by BLOOM

    ... to challenges for the country's prime minister, Shinzo Abe, as he tries to steer the economy through a forecast contraction this quarter. Outbound shipments decreased 2.7 per cent year on year last ... to a record run of deficits- now extending to 23 months. "Emerging economies, especially China, are slowing, and this is a big factor in declining exports," said Yuichi Kodama, chief ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1535832/japans-exports-fall-weak-us-and-asian-demand

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