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  1. Business - China Business - TRADE

    Cheaper yuan attracts Canton Fair buyers, but exporters won't count on it

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 09:31am by Denise Tsang

    ... its intervention in the currency and let markets play a bigger role in setting the value of the yuan. A semi-annual report by the Treasury Department to Congress criticised the PBOC ...

  2. Business - China Business - TRADE

    Trend of overdue payments sweeps Chinese firms

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 06:34am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... managers ask for more money in advance when selling products to mitigate this risk. The issue was especially relevant for inventory sold through department stores where standard payment terms were 90 days upon receipt of goods, said Eric Sun Yung-tson, managing director of household electronics firm Kinox. Department stores were doing whatever they could to delay payments, he said, ...

  3. 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

    ... disputes. Those tensions have heightened fears of a conflict, as an assertive China stakes its claims to contested islands in the East and South China Seas. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TRADE

    Namibia seeks to beef up Hong Kong's meat supply

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 10:28am by Amy Nip

    ... markets because of diminishing demand in the region, he said. The Food and Environmental Services Department confirmed it had received Namibia's application. But it was understood ...

  5. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Hong Kong exports to turn a corner next year, TDC predicts

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 06:13am by JASPER MOISIEWITSCH

    ... and Statistics Department identifies trading and logistics as one of the city's four key industries, employing a fifth of the workforce as of 2011. Re-exports of mainland goods account for 60 per ...

  6. News - World - TRADE

    Beijing bans some US shellfish imports, says toxins found

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 04:44am by AP

    ... they would not allow shellfish from this entire area based on potentially two areas or maybe just one area. We don't really know yet," said Jerry Borchert of the Washington Department ...

  7. News - China - TRADE

    State Department has 'real concerns' over Sino-US commercial ties

    Posted Oct 13th 2012, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... Greg Torode Piracy and 'unfair advantages' among stumbling blocks to Sino-US commercial ties, says Hormats US official cites 'concerns' over economic issues A senior US official yesterday expressed confidence in enhanced Sino-US econom ...

  8. News - Asia - TRADE

    Trans-Pacific Partnership talks likely to miss deadline for deal, leak shows

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 09:36pm by BLOOM

    ... preferential treatment in areas including business and education to ethnic Malays and indigenous people. The government is also keen to ensure any agreement on patents doesn't raise health-care ...

  9. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Hong Kong told to join forces with Guangdong economy

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 03:17am by Jeanny Yu

    ... of education and law [in Guangdong] could somehow be raised to Hong Kong's level and the taxes also brought to Hong Kong's level," he said it would also help solve Hong Kong's land ...

  10. News - World - TRADE

    US catfish inspection programme a headache in trans-Pacific trade talks

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 04:00am by NYT

    ... inspection programme at the US Department of Agriculture that would replace but cost far more than an existing scheme run by the Food and Drug Administration. US catfish farmers say the new programme ...




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