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  1. Business - Economy - FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT

    Foreign investment into China picks up after slump amid antitrust probes

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 12:02pm by Victoria Ruan

    ... and Brazil. Inflows from South Korea and Britain jumped more than 30 per cent in the January-September period from a year earlier. In contrast, investment from Japan sank 43 per cent while that from ... Victoria Ruan in Beijing Victoria.ruan@scmp.com The mainland received US$9.01 billion in foreign direct investment last month, up 1.9 per cent from a year earlier Foreign direct investment ...

  2. Business - Economy - MONETARY POLICY

    South Korea cuts interest rates for second time in three months

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 12:35pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Seoul Bank of Korea cuts rates, signals easing not done South Korea's central bank slashed its policy interest rate for the second time in three months to match its record ... tightening in US monetary policy next year obscuring the outlook for South Korea's policy direction. The Bank of Korea trimmed its economic growth and inflation forecasts for this year and next, ...

  3. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Canada ratifies China investment deal, may help smooth relations

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 02:08pm by Reuters in Ottawa

    ... Reuters in Ottawa Agreement over protection for foreign investments in Canada to come into force after two-year delay in move seen as method to defuse tensions between Ottawa and Beijing Canada has finally ratified a foreign investment protection agreement with China after a two-year delay in a step that may help ease tensions between the two countries and smooth the way ...

  4. Business - China Business - TELECOMMUNICATIONS

    Huawei's 4G project in South Korea to push forward, despite US concerns

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 06:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... relations committees- have raised concerns that Huawei's participation in the project could threaten longstanding defence ties between the US and South Korea. Their warnings echo a US ... plans to intervene. For Huawei, the confidence showed by its partner in South Korea could well represent an important breakthrough in fighting aspersions on its reputation, which have seen ...

  5. Business - Economy - TRADE

    South Korea releases disappointing export figures

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 01:44am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Seoul Korean exports stage mild recovery South Korean annual exports grew last month after sliding in May, but shipments were well short of market expectations, adding ... per cent gain in a survey. Imports also fell short of a 9 per cent gain forecast in the survey. Korea is the world's seventh-largest exporter and the first major exporting economy ...

  6. Business - Companies

    GM plans gradual pullout of South Korea as labour costs surge

    Posted Aug 12th 2013, 02:39pm by Reuters

    ... production of newer models away from South Korea, highlights complaints from both local and foreign carmakers about rapidly rising wage costs in the world’s seventh-largest exporting nation. “We need ... risen sharply over the past decade, turning the country into a high-cost base-- a problem exacerbated by the South Korean currency’s relative strength over the past year. GM Korea’s labour union ...

  7. Business - Companies - COMPANIES

    Suntech's foreign bondholders still waiting

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:05am by Eric Ng

    ... are primarily production plants on the mainland. The transfers subjected the units to the mainland's restructuring process, under which it has been extremely difficult for the foreign creditors ... take steps "to remedy any improper actions which have caused loss to [Power Solar], Suntech and creditors," Ayres said in the filing. In an interview with the South China Morning Post ...

  8. Business - Companies

    Hyundai’s South Korea labour woes strike again

    Posted Aug 14th 2013, 10:29am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Seoul Hyundai Motor’s 45,000 union workers in South Korea may go on strike as early as next week over unmet demands including a one-off payment of US$2.45 billion from ... it was created in 1987, making South Korea’s auto industry far more prone to industrial action than its big global rivals, the United States, Japan and Germany. While the US “Motor City” of Detroit ...

  9. Business - Economy - EMPLOYMENT

    Starbucks stars as South Korea aims to boost jobs for women

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 01:33am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg Starbucks leads the way as the government vows to name and shame companies that slack off in terms of targets for females in the workforce South Korea aims to boost jobs for women When former kindergarten teacher Kim Sun-sung tried to rejoin South Korea's workforce after five years raising her children, she found it tough. Then 41, Kim was either told she ...

  10. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    China's foreign trade upside may put brakes on need for massive stimulus

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 12:04pm by Victoria Ruan

    ... Victoria Ruan in Beijing victoria.ruan@scmp.com Foreign trade growth improves odds for a recovery and may curtail need for massive stimulus, though weak domestic demand weighs on outlook ... demand, especially that related to property investment, will recover, and that will continue to weigh on the mainland's economic growth outlook. Mainland exports jumped 15.3 per cent year ...




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