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  1. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Australia looking to exempt coal from tariffs in trade deal with China

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 02:23pm by Reuters

    ... coal director Greg Evans said. However, industry sources said Beijing might want to prolong free-trade talks to keep the tariff in place in order to aid Chinese miners, which are struggling ... businesses access to key industries in which foreign investment is restricted. ...

  2. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Hong Kong expects to finalise Asean free trade agreement by 2016

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:39am by Chim Sau Wai

    ... Industries. Jonathan Choi, honorary president of the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce, said negotiations with the Asean countries have not been easy as Hong Kong is already a free port and does ... apply tariff rates ranging from zero to 10.3 per cent, according to a consultation document published by Hong Kong's trade and industry department in May. The trade negotiations also cover ...

  3. Business - China Business - TRADE

    KTZ service may help rail take bigger share of Europe-China freight

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:56am by JING YANG

    ... through four countries. Around 2 per cent of containerised goods are carried via the so called Euro-Asia land bridge, according to industry consultant David Brice. China and Europe saw bilateral ...

  4. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Beijing says TPP pact 'incomplete' without China

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 06:10am by Reuters

    ... partners and hope to strike a bilateral investment deal that would also facilitate more business between the two countries. Currently the two sides are hashing out lists of which industries would ...

  5. Business - Commodities - TRADE

    EU considers keeping Chinese steel pipe tariffs

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 04:46am by Bloomberg

    ... and tubes, which are used in the construction, energy and engineering industries. In 2009, seeking to protect European producers including ArcelorMittal and Vallourec, the EU imposed the levies ... European anti-dumping duties usually aim to counter actual harm to EU industries rather than the possibility of it. Chinese exporters of seamless pipes and tubes increased their combined share ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Cargo growth strong as China exports pick up

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 09:50am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... (FTK)- the industry measure of cargo volume. FTKs of Asia-Pacific airlines increased 6.3 per cent in August, against 5.5 per cent seen in North America. The Asian growth, however, was slower ...

  8. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Korea exports to China up first time in six months

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 01:08pm by Reuters

    ... cent year on year, Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy data showed- the fastest since a 23.1 per cent jump in October last year. Meanwhile, exports to the European Union fell 5.1 per cent ...

  9. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Chile seeks more Chinese investment

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 04:28am by Eric Ng, JING YANG

    ... million Punilla dam for irrigation and power generation. Its mining industry also needs US$10 billion worth of services and supplies annually, which Cristi said would present ample opportunities ... to rise 64 per cent between this year and 2025, or an annual average of 4.6 per cent. The mining industry accounts for about 35 per cent of total demand. A law passed last year required at least ...

  10. Business - Companies - TRADE

    Global e-commerce trade held back by logistics costs, customs red tape

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 05:34am by CHIM SAU-WAI

    ... in the e-commerce boom due to fierce competition in the mainland delivery industry. Lui said logistics firms in Hong Kong could have a chance to participate if the obstacles were eliminated. ...




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