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  1. Business - Economy - COMMENT

    Link between Chinese exports and US job losses isn’t cut and dried

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 11:48am by PATRICK LOW

    ... Patrick Low Is China to blame for unemployment in the United States? A recent study by five prominent US economists found that the US lost between two million and 2.4 million manufacturing jobs to increased imports from China between 1999 and 2011. The analysis leading to this conclusion distinguishes between the direct and indirect effects of increases in China’s manufactured ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1584327/link-between-chinese-exports-and-us-job-losses-isnt-cut-and-dried
  2. Business - Economy - REPORT

    Japan overtakes Hong Kong in competitiveness rankings

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 10:43am by Reuters

    ... stayed in seventh place, while Japan jumped three spots from ninth last year. Switzerland again topped the table, followed by Singapore, while the United States, fifth last year, leapfrogged ... China climbed one position to 28th, Russia jumped 11 to 53rd spot and India slid 11 to 71st, becoming the least competitive BRIC economy, 14 places behind Brazil. European Union states ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1584291/japan-overtakes-hong-kong-competitiveness-rankings
  3. Business - China Business - REGULATION

    Chinese insurers fined 111m yuan over price fixing in car policies

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 10:19am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... including Liberty Insurance of the United States and Japan’s Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance, but the investigations had been suspended as they did not participate in the monopoly agreement. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1584278/chinese-insurers-fined-111m-yuan-over-price-fixing-car
  4. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    New iPhone launch to help boost exports from mainland China and Taiwan

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 09:47am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... market after the United States. In its financial third quarter to June earnings report, Apple posted a 28 per cent increase in revenue from China to US$5.93 billion from US$4.64 billion a year ... and the release of many affordable Chinese-brand handsets. Kirk Yang, the head of technology hardware research for Asia, excluding Japan, at Barclays, said in a report that a strong iPhone replacement ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1584264/new-iphone-launch-help-boost-exports-mainland-china-and-taiwan
  5. Business - Economy

    Stalling economy highlights tricky Swiss balancing act

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

    ... months to June from the previous quarter, when it expanded 0.5 per cent, the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs said in a statement yesterday. That is the weakest quarterly reading in two ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1583993/stalling-economy-highlights-tricky-swiss-balancing-act
  6. Business

    Winners come up with practical solutions for clients

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 01:33am by John Cremer

    ... different clients want." Heading towards the final, Chu says good preparation is the key to good performance. She will consult with colleagues, rehearse key parts of her presentation, and think ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1584069/winners-come-practical-solutions-clients
  7. Business - China Business - TRANSPORT

    China to offer 300 billion yuan of railway contracts until end of the year

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 01:33am by CHIM SAU-WAI

    ... for people's livelihood and economic development," said Yang Liang, chief financial officer of China Railway Group. Yu Tengqun, secretary of the board of directors of the state-owned railway firm, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1584079/china-offer-300-billion-yuan-railway-contracts-until-end
  8. Business - Comment

    How freeing up public housing would help Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 01:17am by Richard Wong

    ... for Britain, 236 per cent for Germany, 208 per cent for Canada, and 182 per cent for the United States in 2010. In Hong Kong, private residential housing only accommodates about half the population. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1583989/how-freeing-public-housing-would-help-hong-kong
  9. Business - Economy

    AmCham in China echoes EU gripes over opaque laws unfairly applied

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 11:22pm by Victoria Ruan

    ... per cent in 2013. On Monday, Microsoft was asked by the State Administration for Industry and Commerce to reply within 20 days to queries about its Windows operating system and Office software ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1584051/amcham-china-echoes-eu-gripes-over-opaque-laws-unfairly-applied
  10. Business - Companies - SURVEYS

    Oil majors dominate ranking

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 05:06pm by Ray Chan

    ... 4 per cent to 2.95 trillion yuan (HK$3.7 trillion) last year while CNPC, the parent of PetroChina, posted a top-line increase of 3 per cent for the period. Utility giant State Grid Corp clinched ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1583741/oil-majors-dominate-ranking

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