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  1. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong furniture sales drop for third month as property market curbs hit

    Posted Jul 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam anita.lam@scmp.com Sales of furnishings, fixtures fall for third month in a row in May amid slump in property deals Curbs on flat prices hit furniture sales Initiatives ... transactions has taken a toll on sales of furniture and electrical appliances. Sales of furniture and fixtures fell for the third month in a row in May to HK$549 million, although the drop in value ...

  2. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    No Christmas cheer for Hong Kong's retailers as they reveal lower-than-expected sales growth

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 05:37am by TIFFANY AP

    ... hit hard by the mainland's crackdown on corruption. Furniture and household furnishings lagged behind again, dropping 2.1 per cent in December and continuing two years of decline. ...

  3. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Fed caution seen on taper despite surprise jobs boost

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 05:17am by Bloomberg

    ... as the month before, and leisure and hospitality employment was the strongest in six months. Factories added 19,000 workers in sectors ranging from cars and fabricated metals to furniture and food ...

  4. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Retail sales in June increase 14.7pc

    Posted Aug 02nd 2013, 12:00am by TIFFANY AP

    ... vehicles and parts fell 14.8 per cent compared to the year before. Electrical goods and photographic equipment decreased by 11.8 per cent. Sales of food, alcohol, tobacco, and furniture also saw ...

  5. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    China's slower growth raises rebalancing stakes

    Posted Jul 16th 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... areas Create conditions for migrant workers to find jobs and live in cities and you immediately create demand for properties, furniture, decoration materials for houses, education ...

  6. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Contradictions tower over China's urbanisation push

    Posted Jul 29th 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... residents while they buy houses, furniture and cars, offsetting the fast-shrinking export competitiveness in the country that has seen the population get older and labour costs keep rising. Exports ...

  7. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    No relief from yuan pain for exporters

    Posted Jun 10th 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... for the already weak job markets," the bank said. Liu Xiu, the general secretary of the Guangdong Furniture Chamber of Commerce, said the yuan's recent gains had caused industry exporters' ...

  8. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Chinese economy stabilises as growth picks up

    Posted Oct 19th 2012, 12:00am by JANE CAI

    ... cent in the nine months to September. Retail sales value rose 14.2 per cent last month, compared with 13.2 per cent in August. Car sales grew 1.7 per cent year on year while that of furniture ...



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