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  1. Business - China Business - MANUFACTURING

    Yangtze River Delta becomes epicentre for China credit risk

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 01:21am by Reuters

    ... famous for its elegant gardens and charming canals. More recently, it became an industrial powerhouse, sitting at the heart of the Yangtze River Delta region that, along with the Pearl River ... their loans," said Zhou Dewen, vice-chairman of the China Association of Small and Medium Enterprises. The Yangtze River Delta covers the financial capital of Shanghai and the eastern provinces ...

  2. Business - China Business - TELECOMMUNICATIONS

    Unicom sets up financial services operation

    Posted Dec 07th 2013, 03:59am by Sophie Yu

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com China Unicom sets up financial services operation China Unicom, operator of the mainland's second-largest wireless network, has established a financial ... Unicom said the new venture, which will have a registered capital of three billion yuan (HK$3.79 billion), was set up to provide financial services to the company and its subsidiaries. China ...

  3. Business - Companies - INSURANCE

    Citibank bancassurance deal expected to add to strong sales growth for AIA

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 02:57pm by Enoch Yiu

    ... opportunities that make financial sense, AIA has the capacity and appetite to do the takeover," he said at the results briefing. One of AIA's priorities this year will be to implement ...

  4. Business - China Business - Internet finance

    Ping An to launch financial asset exchange

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 01:04am by Daniel Ren

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai ren.wei@scmp.com Ping An to launch online financial asset exchange Ping An Insurance is taking on the Beijing Financial Assets Exchange in a bid to attract more ... peer-to-peer (P2P) online lending platform over the past two years, the mainland's second-largest life insurer is eyeing an "exchange" where domestic institutions can trade financial ...

  5. Business - Banking & Finance - CURRENCIES

    Hong Kong urged to expand its advantage in yuan trade

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 12:59am by Ray Chan, Jeanny Yu

    ... Ray Chan and Jeanny Yu Finance industry experts say more effort needed to widen issuer base in offshore yuan market City urged to build on renminbi lead Financial executives have urged ... as the offshore yuan market, the so-called dim-sum bond market, remains a demand-driven industry," Au King-lun, the chief executive of BOCHK Asset Management, said in a Redefining Hong Kong panel ...

  6. Business - Economy - ECONOMIC GROWTH

    China GDP growth slowest since 2012 but beats expectations

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 10:49am by Victoria Ruan

    ... economy may complicate Beijing’s plan to deepen fiscal and financial reforms, as some of the planned measures, such as liberalising interest rates further, would push up financing costs, adding to the burden on businesses. Weak industrial activity in China may hurt commodity-exporting countries such as Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia. Premier Li Keqiang said earlier this month he was more ...

  7. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Too much focus on fishing boats as pleasure craft are neglected

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 12:19am by Howard Winn

    ... it's hard to establish an industry-wide business model, we gather that the local fishing syndicates appear to have chartered these boats, which are made in the mainland. Some of them ... to commission a review on berthing and sheltered spaces for local vessels, which it says will be ready in the second quarter of next year. However, the boating industry that supports the repair ...

  8. Business - China Business - REGULATION

    China to step up reform of financial sector

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 01:35am by Ray Chan

    ... Ray Chan ray.utchan@scmp.com Explosive growth of Alibaba's online money market fund prompts state to quicken action Mainland to step up reform of financial sector A top mainland official says the world's second-largest economy is set to quicken the pace of financial reform to address increasing demand from consumers, after the People's Bank of China announced ...

  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Industrial districts with a retailing twist

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 03:43am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu Low rents at new malls converted from old industrial buildings lure small shops Industrial districts with a retailing twist As a shopaholic, I am happy to get my fashion fix ... to a government scheme to revitalise industrial buildings. Under the scheme, which began in 2009, industrial buildings can be converted into shops and offices without the need to pay the land premium ...

  10. Business - Economy

    China services activity picks up in March

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 09:30am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing Services activity picks up in March Activity in the mainland's services industry rose to a four-month high last month, a private survey showed yesterday, even as persistent weakness in manufacturing has reinforced fears of a sharper-than-expected economic slowdown. The Markit/HSBC services purchasing managers index (PMI) rose to 51.9 in March from ...




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