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  1. Business - Economy

    Euro zone crisis, slowing mainland take toll on Japanese exports

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 10:59am

    ... economy. “Europe’s debt crisis is the first factor to pull down exports, and the pace of decline is striking. This is comparable to the post-Lehman situation,” said Masayuki Kichikawa, chief Japan ... a year earlier. This was the biggest decline since October 2009, when they fell 29.0 percent due to the U.S. financial crisis, highlighting the struggle European economies are facing. Exports ...

  2. Business - Economy

    Greek PM hopes China trip will boost his country’s ailing economy

    Posted May 13th 2013, 12:05pm by AFP

    ... “There is particular interest (on behalf of China) in infrastructure, namely ports and airports,” he added. China has recently made several big investments in various sectors of the crisis ... bilateral commerce between the two countries, negligible in the 1970s, jumped to 3.29 billion euros (HK$33.2 billion) in 2010. In 2011, despite the economic crisis, it reached 3.25 billion euros ...

  3. ADB pulls back on growth forecast

    Posted Apr 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... that if the euro-zone crisis worsened, the economies of China and Asia would deteriorate further. The bank's latest forecast for China's gross domestic product growth is 8.5 per cent this year and 8.7 ... uncertainty in the euro zone. We cannot rule out the possibility of further austerity measures in European countries. If that happens, it will spread to the US and Asia.' If the euro-zone crisis ...

  4. Hong Kong moneymen join ride to rescue euro

    Posted Jun 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... with any fallout from the euro zone. The two have been briefed by chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying to keep a close watch on the crisis. Europe's financial difficulties could deteriorate ... in an interview in Beijing on Monday that China had already taken precautions for a worst-case scenario in the euro zone. 'A total collapse of the euro zone is very unlikely because no one ...

  5. Bracing for the euro fallout

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kong Monetary Authority chief executive Norman Chan Tak-lam said contingency measures were in place if the euro-zone crisis continued to deteriorate. He has warned the Exchange Fund's ... executive-elect Leung Chun-ying would in August review the city's economic prospects against the backdrop of the euro-zone crisis. Anthony Wu Ting-yuk, the chairman of policy think tank Bauhinia ...

  6. Beware wealth's flight to safety in turbulent 2012

    Posted Jan 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Gary Biddle In July 2007, I predicted in this newspaper a stock market collapse. Last year, I warned that the euro zone was structurally untenable, of simmering Middle East tensions, and that the economies of China, Japan and the euro zone would dip. They did. Ahead, expect continuing turmoil spiced by flights to safety, beggar-thy-neighbour policies and monetary stimulus inducing inflation. ...

  7. Euro debt crisis a win-win for China

    Posted Nov 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... A week ago European leaders finally clinched a complex deal to stem the euro zone's financial crisis in time to present a united front at this week's G20 summit on the global ... the European currency, even assuming the euro zone is still prepared to advance the country's second debt bailout of US$139 billion in view of the referendum. As a result the plan is in disarray, ...

  8. Yuan on the agenda, but probably not in the final statement

    Posted Nov 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to invest in an expanded rescue fund aimed at resolving the euro zone debt crisis. Tim Condon, chief economist with ING Asia, said the uncertainty created by Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou's decision to call a referendum on the rescue deal was likely to mean that the euro-zone debt crisis would crowd out all other issues at the G20 meeting. 'And with China expected ...

  9. Cloudy with a chance of pain

    Posted Jan 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... year-end report, titled 'Looking Past the Abyss' focuses on the euro-zone sovereign debt crisis and expectations of slowing growth. Broadly, the report argues in favour of equities ... the report concludes. Credit Suisse: A report entitled 'Top Asian Investment Themes for the Year of the Dragon' also fixes on the issue of the euro-zone crisis. The report takes the middle ...

  10. Europe must wake up to China's role in debt crisis

    Posted Feb 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of misguided talk about how China could bail out the euro zone's debt-stricken economies. Forget about China riding to Europe's rescue. What no one seems to have considered- not the handful of senior officials who now make up the euro zone's political elite, not the 199 members of the Greek parliament who voted in the new austerity bill, not the tens of thousands who protested ...




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