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  1. Business - China Business

    Machinery makers eye German takeovers

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... are increasingly seeking to acquire German machinery firms, but face challenges, analysts say. "I expect a slow but steady growth of Chinese acquisitions in Germany," said Bernd Uwe Stucken, ... machinery companies only came back to pre-crisis levels in 2012," he said. Germany's machinery revenue is expected to have grown 1.7 per cent to €234 billion (HK$2.37 trillion) last year, ...

  2. Germany to allow sale of plutonium plant to China

    Posted Jan 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Germany's opposition. Previously, the German government said it would not allow the US$60 million sale unless the mainland government allowed international checks to ensure it was not used for military purposes. Siemens built the nuclear plant 10 years ago at a cost of Euro700 million (HK$6.79 billion), but was unable to put it into operation because Germany decided to abandon nuclear ...

  3. Watson exercises right to German chain

    Posted Aug 25th 2004, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... billion) in 2002, it also reserved the right to take a 40 per cent stake in Rossmann (Germany) before October this year. Watson group managing director Ian Wade said: 'Watson decided to purchase a stake in Rossmann (Germany) because the market prospects are exceptional. Germany is the largest health and beauty market in Europe, and offers huge potential for further ...

  4. Business - Companies - CARS

    Industry shake-up may see GM acquire ailing plants in China

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... in Germany, according to the World Bank, in China, it is only 44. The recovery of property prices in China had accelerated since early last year, potentially increasing demand for new passenger ...

  5. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Are China's Big Four banks primed for an offshore plunge?

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 12:00am by PHOENIX KWONG

    ... and Germany's Commerzbank, as potential deal targets for CCB. If successful, either deal would likely be China's largest banking acquisition abroad. But a few days after the story was published, ...

  6. Jil Sander

    Posted Nov 21st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... native a worldwide following of cerebral enthusiasts who favour her pared-down looks. How did it happen? Born in Wesselburen, northern Germany, in 1943, Heidemarie Jiline Sander studied textile engineering at the Krefeld School of Textiles in Germany before spending a year as an exchange student at the University of Los Angeles, California, from 1963 to 1964. After graduation, she became ...

  7. Local animators' soccer series gets an airing everywhere but home

    Posted Jun 20th 2010, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... in France, dubbing was done by Malaysia's Creative Fuzion Entertainment and Peppermint Productions in Germany and Malaysia handled distribution. The series is being aired in Germany, South ...

  8. Travellers' checks

    Posted May 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chef aboard Lufthansa has acquired the services of the German football team's chef in the run-up to the World Cup in South Africa. Until the end of next month, first- and business-class passengers on long-haul flights out of Germany will be able to enjoy menus created by Holger Stromberg. The young Michelin-starred chef has been feeding Germany's national team since ...

  9. No frills

    Posted May 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the official air force chronograph in the mid-1980s. Tutima was originally founded in Glashutte, Germany's centre of precision watchmaking. Its founder, Ernst Kurtz, built a reputation for Tutima ... of Germany spelt the end for Glashutte's watchmaking industry. Mr Kurtz made a valiant effort to rebuild the brand in a new base in southern Germany but the watches were too expensive ...

  10. Esprit says economic worries in Europe have little impact on sales

    Posted Feb 08th 2010, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... By comparison Germany, which remained comparatively unscathed by the scare, was the company's biggest single market and contributed 45 per cent to total sales. Global stock markets recorded sharp ... million, around the same as that of Germany. We believe it has the potential to catch up with our German market,' he said. As of December last year, 8.7 per cent of group turnover came from ...




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