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  1. Business - Economy - TRADE

    WTO cuts world trade growth forecast

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 11:55am by Reuters

    ... below the 20-year average of 5.2 per cent and "risks abound in the form of geopolitical tensions, regional conflict and health crises (Ebola)". WTO economists had previously seen ...

  2. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Korean export data hints at rebound in global demand

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 01:03am by Reuters

    ... Korea is the world's seventh-largest exporter and the first major economy to report trade figures each month, providing an early glimpse into the health of global demand for products ...

  3. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Overlooking services’ key role distorts trade picture

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 10:29am by PATRICK LOW

    ... Patrick Low Trade statistics do not report services- and if they did, the numbers would be severely understated- twisting economic perceptions Distorting the big picture In less than a week's time, there will be a rash of commentary on the subject of the latest Chinese trade data and what it says about the health of the mainland's export engine and the state of demand ...

  4. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Hong Kong exports to turn a corner next year, TDC predicts

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 06:13am by JASPER MOISIEWITSCH

    ... cent of Hong Kong exports. The TDC data as such is a good barometer of the health of the mainland manufacturing sector and the economy generally, with a direct bearing on Hong Kong's ...

  5. News - World - TRADE

    Beijing bans some US shellfish imports, says toxins found

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 04:44am by AP

    ... of Health. The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will negotiate with the Chinese government on an agreement to reopen the shellfish trade. NOAA stopped issuing export ...

  6. News - Asia - TRADE

    Trans-Pacific Partnership talks likely to miss deadline for deal, leak shows

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 09:36pm by BLOOM

    ... preferential treatment in areas including business and education to ethnic Malays and indigenous people. The government is also keen to ensure any agreement on patents doesn't raise health ...

  7. News - Asia - TRADE

    US confident of TPP deal by October

    Posted Aug 25th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... could challenge countries' tobacco-control measures. Bloomberg wrote in The New York Times that would be "a colossal public-health mistake and potentially contribute to the deaths ... stating that nothing in the TPP pact would bar countries from regulating tobacco for public-health reasons, instead of relying on a more general protection already in place. Froman said ...

  8. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Dairy contamination scare hits New Zealand's image

    Posted Aug 08th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... causing an industry-wide scandal. In January this year, Fonterra had to assure China that traces of an agricultural chemical found in some milk posed no health risks. ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - TRADE

    Legco told World Trade Organisation quiet on formula export ban

    Posted Jul 25th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Food and Health Bureau tells Legco global trade body has not queried cross-border crackdown No WTO action on formula ban A two-tin limit on infant formula ... effect on March 1 and Hong Kong notified the global trade body the following month, the Food and Health Bureau said in a paper submitted to the Legislative Council. "As of June 24, the WTO ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TRADE

    Scuffles in Sheung Shui as parallel traders return in growing numbers

    Posted Jul 14th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... the ban, but other food is in demand." Since the legislation came into force, the government has been working with formula milk producers, retailers and consumers to stabilise supply. Health ...




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