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  1. News - China - ECONOMY

    Xi Jinping departs for South America tour

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 11:15am by AFP, Reuters

    ... Agencies in Beijing and Brasilia President to meet friends old and new for BRICS talks and to keep the resources pipeline flowing Xi off to do business in America's backyard President Xi Jinping has departed for a visit to four South American countries, including Brazil, to build ties in a resource-rich region traditionally considered the backyard of the United States. Xi ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1553212/chinas-leader-xi-jinping-departs-south-america-tour
  2. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong retail sales slump by 3.1pc in July as consumers scrimp on luxury

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 05:54pm by Amy Nip

    ... while spending by locals remained flat. Sales of jewellery, watches and valuable gifts were down 22.2 per cent on last year, compared to 28.2 per cent in June. Also down were sales in department ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581472/hong-kong-retail-sales-slump-31pc-july-consumers-scrimp-luxury
  3. News - China - ECONOMY

    Cut taxes to boost the economy, urges China's second richest man Zong Qinghou

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 03:35pm by Kathy Gao

    ... Zong said. "For instance, we need to further develop things such as education, health care, culture and protection of the environment." He warned that continued heavy taxation could ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1580537/chinas-second-richest-man-zong-qinghou-tells-government-tax-cuts-will
  4. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    We're not cutting expenses, says finance chief John Tsang

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 04:54am by Tony Cheung

    ... It is understood that for the departments that spend the most on personnel and subsidies- such as the education and social welfare departments- there will be room for further discussion on how they can ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Departments were asked to reduce spending growth by 1pc because of a slow economy and the cost of new services, John Tsang explains We're not cutting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1565684/were-not-cutting-expenses-says-finance-chief-john-tsang
  5. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Changing tides could shift focus from China to Africa

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 03:33am by JUNE SUN

    ... said, investing in education was critical. Further, the economy needed to create enough jobs to absorb the growing population, or there could be potential social risks. Drummond outlined ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1580413/changing-tides-could-shift-focus-china-africa
  6. News - China - ECONOMY

    Top Communist Party official's inclusion on task force reflects China's economic concerns

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 05:02am by Cary Huang

    ... and Securities Institute, said Liu's inclusion suggested the need for more cooperation and coordination in economic management among departments. Ma Guoxian, a political economist with the Shanghai ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1577934/top-communist-party-officials-inclusion-task-force-reflects-chinas
  7. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Beijing to consult Hong Kong on its 13th five-year plan

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:14am by Denise Tsang

    ... strong debate on Hong Kong's autonomy. A Hong Kong government spokeswoman said the administration's bureaus and departments were considering the issue while soliciting industry views. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577268/beijing-consult-hong-kong-its-13th-five-year-plan
  8. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong to lower annual economic growth forecast on Friday, says John Tsang

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 02:22pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... and Statistics Department announced in June that the value of retail sales in April dropped 9.8 per cent year on year to HK$38.8 billion, and 9.5 per cent in volume. Hong Kong’s economy grew 2.9 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1571292/hong-kong-will-lower-annual-economic-growth-forecast-friday-says-john
  9. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Would you like a rise with that? How Hong Kong fares on the Big Mac Index

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 10:50pm by PHILA

    ... The commission, he said, was using the Census and Statistics Department's latest report on annual earnings and hours worked, among other factors, when considering a new wage level. "The ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1567209/would-you-rise-how-hong-kong-fares-big-mac-index
  10. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Slide in Hong Kong’s retail sales continues in June with 6.9pc drop

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 11:36pm by Amy Nip

    ... cent from a year ago. The value of sales of jewellery, timepieces and valuable gifts decreased 28.2 per cent in June from the same period last year. Sales of commodities in department stores ... people from their shopping. Bank of East Asia chief economist Paul Tang Sai-on said the drop in department store sales on top of jewellery sales indicated a general weakening in the purchasing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1563784/slide-citys-retail-sales-continued-june-69pc-drop

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