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  1. Taskforce examines value-added industries

    Posted Apr 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung A taskforce set up to assess the impact of the global financial crisis on Hong Kong will explore business opportunities from new value-added industries at its meeting tomorrow. A government source said food testing, creative industries and biotechnology were among the sectors shortlisted that had the potential to bring new business opportunities and help the city diversify. ...

  2. Allow HK firms to list on Shenzhen exchange, think tank says

    Posted Jul 28th 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... a formula for sharing the work in the financial services industry. 'In the long run, Hong Kong's stock exchange should concentrate on trading shares of main-board firms, including ... in the cities' bourses, the head of an influential Hong Kong think tank says. These proposals are among initiatives to facilitate financial co-operation between Hong Kong and Guangdong in a study ...

  3. HK to help develop Shenzhen pilot zone

    Posted Aug 19th 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung Hong Kong will use its strength in financial services and logistics to promote development of service industries and hi-tech industry in a pilot zone in Shenzhen, under ... projects or any investment commitment,' the official said. Both cities would capitalise on Hong Kong's strength in financial services, trade and logistics to pave the way for development ...

  4. Business sector welcomes chance to end confusion

    Posted Apr 07th 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... of the city's financial system. Kenneth Ting Woo-shou, chairman of the Federation of Hong Kong Industries, said an interpretation would assist Hong Kong's economic recovery by ending political ...

  5. Tung pledges more trade with Shanghai

    Posted Sep 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... business at the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, said Hong Kong's service industries, particularly insurance, financial and trade services, enjoyed advantages over their counterparts ... a win-win situation for the two cities.' Mr Tung said the economies of Hong Kong and Shanghai complemented each other. 'For instance, Hong Kong's logistics industry focuses on serving ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Pan-democrats' proposal may run into brick wall

    Posted May 10th 2013, 12:00am by Gary Cheung, JOSHUA BUT, Tony Cheung

    ... Committee. The current Election Committee was elected by about 240,000 voters. It comprises four sectors: industrial, commercial and financial; the professions; labour, social services and religious ...

  7. Value-added industries have most to gain from deal

    Posted Jul 01st 2003, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Beauty and cosmetic products are likely to be among the early Cepa winners Hong Kong should become attractive to higher value-added industries by 2006 because of the free-trade pact signed on Sunday with the mainland, Secretary for Commerce, Industry and Technology Henry Tang Ying-yen said yesterday. Speaking during an RTHK programme, he said Hong Kong companies competing at the top ...

  8. Shanghai aims to build closer economic ties with HK, says official

    Posted Sep 20th 2003, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... in industries such as the retail and wholesale sector, logistics, natural resources processing, fisheries and ecotourism. 'Guangdong has emerged as a manufacturing base for consumer goods but the development of our service industries, such as logistics, trade and financial services, have been lagging behind,' he said. 'Hong Kong can help Guangdong upgrade the quality of its service ...

  9. Universities may be wooed by land offers

    Posted Apr 20th 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Morning Post, Professor Lau said the administration was determined to boost the development of six value-added industries its advisers have identified as having potential for growth. Senior officials were aware of the danger of over-reliance on traditional pillars of the economy such as financial services, he said, and mainland authorities had also pointed to structural weaknesses ...

  10. Finance chief plays down Shanghai threat

    Posted Mar 27th 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... to become an international shipping centre and a hub of advanced manufacturing and the services industry. Mr Li said that as a Chinese, he considered the development of another financial centre ... Gary Cheung The financial secretary yesterday sought to play down fears Hong Kong faced competition from Shanghai, which has won the central government's backing to become ...




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