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  1. Canadian furniture makers fight China

    Posted Nov 10th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill in Shanghai Group seeks anti-dumping tariffs of up to 60pc as mainland exports double The Canadian Council of Furniture Manufacturers has filed a complaint with the Canadian International Trade Tribunal, demanding tariffs of up to 60 per cent in the first of a three-year surtax on Chinese-made residential furniture. David Hanna, president of the Ontario ...

  2. Sweetening the deal

    Posted Jun 26th 2008, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... of the higher costs. Companies have orders to fill. Some are evaluating other investment sites, in the interior or abroad, before making a decision. If you make shoes or furniture, it's easy ... It will also send a team to Taiwan to invite other firms to invest and set up R&D centres in the city. Kuo Shan-hui, chairman of the Tai Sheng Furniture company in Dongguan, said Taiwanese firms ...

  3. Kangnai venture budgets 2b yuan for Russian foray

    Posted Jul 26th 2006, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... cautiously,' Mr Wei said. 'There have been cases where shipments of Chinese shoes and furniture have been stopped at the Russian border and confiscated. But through trial you gain experience. ...

  4. Arab TV the conduit for Chinese goods

    Posted Jul 11th 2006, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill Wang Weisheng is the first Chinese to acquire an Arab television station. He moved from Wenzhou to Dubai in 1998 at the invitation of a fellow entrepreneur. 'There were few Chinese business people there then and even fewer from Wenzhou.' He became the first Wenzhou merchant in the garment business in Dubai and expanded into furniture, shoes ...

  5. Glimpses of history

    Posted Dec 06th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... with rare furniture and decoration, so that each visitor would feel it had been done especially for him,' he said. ...

  6. Towering legacy

    Posted Mar 01st 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... no expense in the construction, with Baccarat chandeliers, a bronze, hand-crafted entrance door, marble colonnade lobby and Art Deco furniture and fittings in the rooms. Rents begin at US$2,600 ...

  7. Revenues at listed companies outpace profits

    Posted Sep 01st 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... and warehousing, mining and water and energy, including coal and gas. In terms of net profit growth, property stocks ranked first with an increase of 110 per cent, followed by wood furniture with 92 per ...

  8. A saved haven

    Posted Aug 01st 2006, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... by a Russian Jew and met many Russian Jews and later, other European Jews who had fled to the city. In the 1940s, he bought a house and furniture from a refugee family that was leaving and has lived ...

  9. Court explores avenues of Champs Elysees

    Posted Aug 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... of home ware and furniture also called Champs Elysees. ...

  10. Imitation coffee

    Posted Aug 12th 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... It is a scorching summer afternoon on Nanjing East Road, the busiest commercial street in China. Welcome to Shanghai Starbucks Coffee Shop, which opened for business two weeks ago. The coffee costs 30 yuan (HK$28) and the cakes are 25 yuan. There is a large television screen promising the best soccer matches. The furniture is big and clumsy and looks as if it was bought ...




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