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  1. News - China - TRADE

    Shanghai plan to lure foreign investors to free-trade zone

    Posted Jul 11th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... and international financial centre.   ... financial services to shipping and transport, as part of its plan to create a Hong Kong-like free-trade zone in Shanghai. The plan, which could contain as many as 21 separate initiatives, ...

  2. News - China - TRADE

    Exclusive: Li Keqiang fought strong opposition for Shanghai free-trade zone plan

    Posted Jul 15th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com Li made to fight for Shanghai plan Premier Li Keqiang fought open opposition from financial regulators in his bid to push through a landmark plan for a free-trade zone in Shanghai. It is the clearest sign yet that the nation's new leadership is determined to deliver long-delayed economic reforms. Financial industry regulators, including ...

  3. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Questions linger on Shanghai's free port

    Posted Aug 05th 2013, 12:00am by Daniel Ren

    ... of officials is to expand the zone to a larger scale and establish a trading, shipping, and financial centre in Shanghai to rival Hong Kong. Shanghai Communist Party boss Han Zheng told a government ... to transform itself into a financial centre have so far proved unsuccessful." To attract foreign capital and domestic investors to establish manufacturing facilities in the new free-trade zone, ...

  4. Business - China Business - TRADE

    'Shanghai zone needs to focus on shipping'

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 10:51am by REN WEI

    ... to transform Shanghai into a global financial centre. Beijing and local authorities have pledged to make the yuan fully convertible in the free-trade zone, which will initially cover about 30 square ... zone and it doesn't make sense to me that the financial sector, rather than trade and shipping, is given priority." The mainland's commercial sector initially embraced the plan ...

  5. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Dealing with the dragon: Asean and China trade thrives amid disputes

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 04:10am by DON WEINLAND

    ... agreement and plans to integrate financial and regulatory standards by next year with the hope of lifting regional trade. Asean's annual gross domestic product grew by 5 per cent last year ... of the "heavenly dynasty", Shen said, using a term that depicts the Chinese empire as the centre of the world and the surrounding states as vassals. Shen sees Asean's key transportation hubs ...

  6. News - China - TRADE

    Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif begins China trade trip

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... economic and energy problems. Sharif is due to meet President Xi Jinping, and Premier Li Keqiang, before heading to Shanghai. He will also meet financial and corporate leaders, and visit major industrial centres during his trip. The visit is the second high-level meeting between the two nations since May, when Li visited Pakistan. Both sides are expected to highlight a tradition ...

  7. News - China - TRADE

    China and Switzerland sign free-trade pact

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by AFP, Bloomberg

    ... to become an offshore yuan trading centre in Europe, competing with Frankfurt and London to corner trade in the currency. "It is in Swiss interest to have a renminbi hub in the centre ... the currency convertible for investment purposes. Zurich is vying with London, Paris and Frankfurt for the top spot in Europe. "The Swiss side, the Swiss financial system, in particular the Swiss ...

  8. Business - China Business - TRADE

    China, European Union move to mend rocky trade ties at summit

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 02:59am by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... partnership", which was originally intended to enhance both political and economic co-operation. But events of the past decade, including the global financial crisis and the EU's refusal to lift an arms embargo, had contributed to increased frustration and mutual suspicion, said Kerry Brown, executive director of the China Studies Centre at the University of Sydney. While premier, Wen ...

  9. Business - Money - TRADE

    Britain needs to seal yuan-swap agreement, former PBOC adviser says

    Posted Dec 07th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in London Former PBOC adviser sees London's potential to become offshore centre for yuan trading Britain told to seal yuan-swap agreement Britain needs to build closer ties ... who cut Britain's growth outlook on Wednesday, was pushing for London to become an offshore centre for yuan trading, Britain was falling behind other countries in facilitating ...

  10. Business - Companies - TRADE

    Challenges load up for Hong Kong as logistics hub

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 03:56am by Charlotte So

    ... as logistics hub It is well before dawn and box after box of Louis Vuitton bags are being moved out of a gigantic warehouse in Tai Po, a regional distribution centre for the luxury brand. ... from Brussels and repackaging them for duty free shops across the Asia-Pacific. Hong Kong has long been a popular regional distribution centre for many multinational brands due to its proximity ...




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