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  1. Trade delegation seals US$2b deals in UK

    Posted Feb 28th 2009, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang A trade delegation led by commerce minister Chen Deming has sealed deals worth US$2 billion with British firms in London last night on the final leg of a European tour to prove its non-protectionist stance. Xinhua says 11 contracts have been signed in procuring imports of textiles, metal services, aviation and car parts and services in ecological town design ...

  2. Beijing warns against tide of protectionism

    Posted Feb 17th 2009, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... after Premier Wen Jiabao warned of emerging protectionist measures during his European tour two weeks ago. Mr Yao said: 'We are against any form of protectionism, which will only exacerbate ... that Mr Wen heralded during his European tour was aimed at opening markets and helping revive the world's economy, Mr Yao said. The shopping list and value of purchases would be determined ...

  3. Outcry as EU plans to extend tariff on shoes

    Posted Oct 09th 2009, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... The latest plan also came at a time when Vice-President Xi Jinping is on a European tour. Yue Yuen Industrial (Holdings), the world's largest producer of athletic and casual footwear ... Denise Tsang A European Union plan to extend a hefty tariff on Chinese and Vietnamese shoes by at least 15 months has sparked an outcry from the world's largest footwear manufacturer ...

  4. Mainland trade tumbles on deepening recession

    Posted Feb 12th 2009, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... half of this year, the free fall in imports signals underlying weaknesses in domestic demand, according to Ms Wang at UBS. 'Premier Wen [Jiabao] mentioned during his European tour [last ... as 'extraordinary' even with the Lunar New Year factor. Overseas shipments to the mainland's top three customers slowed, with trade with the European Union falling 17 per cent, the United States 10 per ...

  5. Mainland manufacturing slide stabilising

    Posted Feb 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... there were only 17 work days last month. The outlook gets better and better.' Mr Wen, now on a European tour, revealed that bank lending surged 900 billion yuan (HK$1.02 trillion) in the first ...

  6. Protectionism a big risk to trade growth

    Posted Feb 07th 2009, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... During his eight-day tour of European countries that ended on Tuesday, Mr Wen voiced concern about developed countries adding entry barriers on foreign trade, a move he described as 'harming ... Sino-European Union trade ties have also undergone a testing time. Beijing has protested against the EU's decision in December to impose tariffs of as much as 85 per cent on Chinese-made screws, ...

  7. Industrialist has vision for good times and bad

    Posted Nov 17th 2008, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... of entrepreneurs on a tour to reclusive North Korea. While he appears to be a maverick to some, the veteran industrialist believes that innovation and vision are core elements during both the best ... for the United States and European markets to capitalise on a boom in pet ownership. 'You could say this is a sunrise industry,' Mr Yin said, pointing to the growing number of young couples ...



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