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  1. Dalian Port expects further impact on logistics industry from crisis

    Posted Apr 04th 2009, 12:00am by Eric Ng, Kandy Wong

    ... Kandy Wong and Eric Ng Dalian Port, operator of the mainland's biggest crude oil terminal, expects the global financial crisis to continue to have a deep impact on the logistics industry. The bearish outlook came as the company said net profit increased 27.5 per cent last year to 779.61 million yuan (HK$883.9 million) on the disposal of fixed assets such as property, plant ...

  2. Ping An Trust targets quality properties

    Posted Feb 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... scrutiny by the industry watchdog. Insurers are currently only allowed to invest in bank deposits, government and financial bonds, stocks, securities-oriented funds and in non-listed companies ... industry, said the company's chairman, Tung Hoi. The company, which was hived off from the insurance group in 2002, is looking for investments ranging from hotels to office buildings and other ...

  3. Car industry driving towards a gridlock

    Posted Jun 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... by 2020. But some analysts are predicting an alternative scenario for the mainland's vehicle industry, in which carmakers go the way of television and mobile-phone manufacturers by succumbing ... at more than 90 per cent of capacity,' said Tang Liqun, an analyst at China Automotive Industry Development Consulting in Beijing. 'Some produce no cars at all. There have been ...

  4. Bocom insurance deal gets go-ahead

    Posted Sep 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Beijing's consolidation of the financial sector, paving the way for the establishment of powerful mainland financial conglomerates to deal with global rivals. 'It is a breakthrough in our ... the first to apply. Their bigger rivals, including Industrial and Commercial Bank of China and China Construction Bank Corp, have applied to set up insurance units. Caijing reported in June ...

  5. ATV breaks 30-year industry practice with new ratings study

    Posted Jan 19th 2011, 12:00am by Elaine Yau, Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow and Elaine Yau ATV has bailed on fellow industry players for the first time in 30 years to independently adopt a different way of measuring the ratings of its television ... recognised industry standard measurement for TV ad placements,' he said. 'Now that... we have only TVB's ratings, more ads might go to TVB, and this will just boost TVB's ...

  6. Financial chief dabbles in fancy ideas while real issues ignored

    Posted Jul 01st 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Islamic bonds, oil futures, a new commodities exchange- these are just a few of the fancy ideas dreamed up by Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah to strengthen Hong Kong's position as a financial hub. The problem is our financial chief is getting so carried away with the fancy stuff that he has forgotten about the nuts and bolts of what makes a financial ...

  7. Business - Money - EXCHANGES

    Index launch of exchanges' joint venture clears way for derivatives

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Exchange venture begins two indices today that will allow financial firms to issue ETFs, warrants and other products based on the indicators A joint venture of Hong Kong, Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges will launch two new indices today and will this month allow the first batch of financial companies to use the indices for launching derivative products. China Exchanges ...

  8. Rail industry making name on fast track

    Posted May 31st 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih China's railway industry has restored its reputation internationally after a failed African venture but is still vulnerable to government policy changes, industry ... 1998 and 2008, Smith said. Currently 650 stainless steel carriages are being built in Changchun for export to Australia, he said. It has been a long struggle for the industry to gain ...

  9. Boutique industries find footing on roof of the world

    Posted Mar 13th 2010, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill Tibet's industrial base is very small. It aims to develop 'boutique' products, brands that make use of the region's special climate and geography. One is 'beer from the roof of the world'- the Green Olive brewery of Lhasa. It recently received its second large order since 2009 from the US, for 9,039 crates of beer. It uses 30 per cent ...

  10. Top-quality agents are essential for success

    Posted Dec 18th 2003, 12:00am by Winston Raj

    ... will hinge on the quality of its agents, say industry players. According to Benno von Canstein, chief executive of Allianz Dazhong Life Insurance, a joint venture company of Allianz Group and Dazhong ... their agents to become financial consultants.' Regulations are also becoming stricter to curb malpractice among insurance agents. Life insurance agents are required to obtain qualification ...




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