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  1. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Weaker mainland China industrial output fuels regional pessimism

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 03:23am by Victoria Ruan

    ... industrial output growth since the global financial crisis, prompting analysts to trim their economic outlook forecasts. Hong Kong's benchmark Hang Seng Index fell 1 per cent, with H shares ... Victoria Ruan in Beijing victoria.ruan@scmp.com Industrial output growth at six-year low, throwing into doubt the annual GDP target of 7.5pc unless Beijing introduces further monetary ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1593498/weaker-mainland-china-industrial-output-fuels-regional-pessimism
  2. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong's economy does not rely on mainland tourists, says financial secretary

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 04:53am by Ernest Kao

    ... The financial secretary brushed off as "exaggerated" and "inconsistent with the facts" suggestions the economy has become too reliant on mainland visitors. John Tsang Chun-wah, ... industries such as retail and hospitality, which provided more than 220,000 jobs, many of them unskilled, and accounted for 6 per cent of the workforce. Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying recently ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1533469/mainland-chinese-visitor-claim-exaggerated-says-john-tsang
  3. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Jobless rate could rise if retail sales keep declining, financial secretary warns

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:03am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Poor April figures and troubling external business factors worry financial secretary Fall in retail sales could cost jobs, Tsang says Hong Kong's unemployment rate of 3.1 per cent may go up if retail sales continue to shrink and the external business environment does not improve, Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah warned yesterday. He ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1528229/jobless-rate-could-rise-if-retail-sales-keep-declining-financial
  4. News - China - ECONOMY

    Guangdong farmers wait for the bulldozers amid ambitious new-town plans

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 05:52am by He Huifeng

    ... as the authorities start to build at least a dozen new cities and towns, and hundreds of industrial parks, over the next seven or eight years. These construction plans are part of an ambitious, five-year ... benefited from a three-decade-long industrial boom, and the poorer rural regions in the province's north, east and west. Hu plans to spend 672 billion yuan building transportation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1590430/guangdong-farmers-wait-bulldozers-amid-ambitious-new-town-plans
  5. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Sovereign wealth funds threaten world markets, investors say

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:05am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Investors say the tide of money is in danger of distorting economies from their financial reality Sovereign wealth funds 'threaten world markets' With returns ... pension money or central bank currency reserves. But the resulting tide of money is in danger of distorting markets, causing prices to reflect political priorities rather than financial reality, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1588875/sovereign-wealth-funds-threaten-world-markets-investors-say
  6. News - China - ECONOMY

    Li Keqiang leaves world business leaders disappointed at Tianjin economic forum

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 11:40pm by Victoria Ruan

    ... on year in the first half. In his speech, the premier also stressed the need to boost innovation, accelerate the launch of a deposit-insurance system, and deepen financial and capital market ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1589707/li-keqiang-fails-outline-new-steps-boost-economy-summer-davos-forum
  7. News - World - ECONOMY

    World Bank warns of global jobs crisis

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 10:52pm by AFP

    ... public policies, along with resilient social protection systems, sustainable public finance and well-regulated financial systems. "Coordinated policies in these areas are seen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1588934/world-bank-warns-global-jobs-crisis
  8. News - China - ECONOMY

    Guangdong talks up role in ‘maritime Silk Road’ to boost trade with Asean

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:45am by Andrea Chen

    ... a new trade strategy. As the financial hub of the region, Hong Kong could help lower the investment costs of Guangdong businesses and offer legal and accounting services, he said. Li also ... make Guangdong's businesses more competitive. "Guangdong has always wanted to shift its focus to high-technology industry and relocate some manufacturing factories to Southeast Asia ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1581360/guangdong-talks-role-maritime-silk-road-boost-trade-asean
  9. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    China trade surplus hits new high, but exports to Hong Kong fall

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 11:22am by Jeanny Yu

    ... imports, reflecting weak demand due to slower growth in industrial production. Economists had expected China's imports to grow 3 per cent year-on-year in August. "Import growth surprised ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1587708/chinas-august-exports-grow-94pc-imports-drop-24pc-slowdown
  10. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Japan’s economy shrinks in second quarter as sales tax rise hits

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 09:21am by Reuters

    ... contraction was the biggest since January-March 2009, when the global financial crisis affected Japan's exports and factory output, keeping policymakers under pressure to expand fiscal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1587657/japans-economy-shrinks-second-quarter-sales-tax-rise-hits

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