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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - MONITOR

    Four reasons the yuan will struggle to gain acceptance

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 04:24am by Tom Holland

    ... to the dollar. Germany's economy was growing quickly, and by the early 1980s, it had captured a 10 per cent share of global commerce, roughly the same as China today. The mark was widely adopted as a currency for invoicing and settling international trade, even among third parties. Other countries chose to anchor their exchange rate to Germany's, and the mark found a prominent place ...

  2. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    China not the all-conquering trade power figures suggest

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 12:12am by Tom Holland

    ... Germany and the US itself. The flash memory and the screen are made by Toshiba in Japan. The camera comes from Infineon in Germany, and the Bluetooth gadgetry from Broadcom in the US. According ...

  3. Business - Economy - MONITOR

    Beijing sets irreconcilable economic targets for 2014

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 04:28am by Tom Holland

    ... 1,650 shipyards, while the city of Tangshan in Hebei boasts a greater steel-making capacity than the whole of Germany. As a result, in many industries China's productive capacity now ...

  4. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Reform pledges likely to hurt both stock prices and yuan

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 03:32am by Tom Holland

    ... investors expect. China currently accounts for almost a quarter of the world's annual savings, more than the United States, Japan and Germany combined. That means if Beijing goes ahead with its ...

  5. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    China's excess of industrial capacity nears danger level

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Brothers by announcing a 4 trillion yuan (HK$5 trillion) stimulus package. The city of Tangshan boasts a greater steelmaking capacity than the whole of Germany Of that, almost half was meant ... shipyards, while the city of Tangshan in Hebei boasts a greater steel-making capacity than the whole of Germany. Not surprisingly, much of this new capacity is now sitting idle. Last year, China ...

  6. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Five years on, US fights back as China and India struggle

    Posted Sep 13th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... economist at Germany's Commerzbank. Meanwhile Asia's emerging giants are running into trouble. India's growth is stalling and capital is flooding out. And China has only maintained ...

  7. Business - Companies - MONITOR

    ParknShop sale looks a solid deal for Hutch shareholders

    Posted Jul 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... together with electronics and appliance chain Fortress. But after a spate of acquisitions in the early 2000s, including Superdrug in Britain, Rossmann in Germany and the upmarket Marionnaud chain ...

  8. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    China a green energy leader? Don't make me laugh

    Posted May 01st 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... and cement rose by 820 million tonnes. To put that into perspective, the mainland's increase was as much as Germany's total greenhouse gas emissions for the year, with Romania's total ...

  9. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    To kill a promising new industry, just subsidise it

    Posted May 10th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland When it comes to the mainland's massive solar panel assistance, everyone loses, including the domestic producers facing debt defaults To kill a promising new industry, just subsidise it Three years ago, bosses at US company First Solar boasted that their thin film photovoltaic panel factory near Frankfurt am Oder in Germany was the world's most ...

  10. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Iceland's harsh cure would be a better medicine for Cyprus

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... declared Jörg Krämer, chief economist at Germany's Commerzbank yesterday. "The Cypriot parliament will not have to approve the negotiation results." But although the deal was greeted ...




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