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  1. Business - Commodities - COMMENT

    Closures of China's iron ore mines won't offset global supply increases

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 02:08am by Reuters

    ... output will open the door to increased imports, thus absorbing the extra supply being brought online by the major mining houses. This view is bolstered by the improving outlook for steel demand ... Clyde Russell Rising supply to dash hopes of iron ore bulls Iron ore prices increased the most in 10 months last week, but hopes that this marks the start of a new bullish phase are likely ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1545149/closures-chinas-iron-ore-mines-wont-offset-global-supply
  2. Business - Economy - THE VIEW

    Hong Kong's public housing policy a homewrecker for poor couples

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 11:15am by Richard Wong

    ... supply. It is notable that the number of divorced people in private rental housing has risen even more rapidly than that in public rental housing. Meanwhile, the opportunity for low-income ... Richard Wong Hong Kong's public flat policy rewards divorce among the poor, and helps perpetuate inequality Housing homewrecker Hong Kong’s divorce rate in 2011 was 2.9 per 1,000 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1544154/housing-policy-heartache
  3. Business - Commodities - RESOURCES

    China Hongqiao eyes African bauxite to secure supplies

    Posted May 16th 2014, 01:05am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Shanghai Aluminium maker seeks to lock up raw material for up to 20 years as Indonesia cuts off exports Hongqiao eyes African bauxite to secure supplies China Hongqiao Group, ... sure we have the offtake for more than 20 to 30 years." Hongqiao is seeking bauxite supplies after Indonesia, Southeast Asia's largest economy, banned exports of unprocessed ore ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1512958/china-hongqiao-eyes-african-bauxite-secure-supplies
  4. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Hong Kong's housing supply to soar just as mortgage rates double

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland And when currently unoccupied homes are put up for sale, prices can only fall. Then you will see just how unhappy property agents can get HK's housing supply to soar just ... they will not reverse their stamp duty rises and pledging to step up the construction of new housing projects. Last week, they announced the government will build more than 60,000 public housing flats ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1277488/hong-kongs-housing-supply-soar-just-mortgage-rates-double
  5. Business - Property - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Supply is the key to ending Hong Kong's housing problems, not policy change

    Posted Jul 09th 2013, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy sito Pre-sale period lengthening designed to create impression of more residential units Supply is key to ending housing problems, not policy tricks Is Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying successfully convincing the public that his administration can provide enough affordable housing? Over the past two weeks, the government has announced a series of policies including ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1278164/supply-key-ending-hong-kongs-housing-problems-not-policy-change
  6. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    CY's well-intentioned housing supply policy likely to backfire

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... at tackling the crippling supply shortage Leung blames for pushing housing prices and rents up to unaffordable levels. Unfortunately, his new policy is likely to backfire spectacularly. "Supply ... and immigration, the number of households living in the city has grown at an average rate of around 28,500 a year. The result of this under-supply, says Leung, is an acute housing shortage that has pushed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1129746/cys-well-intentioned-housing-supply-policy-likely-backfire
  7. Business - Economy - PROPERTY

    New Hong Kong flat supply set for 8-year high

    Posted Apr 12th 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li, Paggie Leung

    ... Sandy Li and Paggie Leung New-flat supply set for 8-year high New flat supply in the city is projected to climb to an eight-year high next year, easing the upward pressure on home prices. ... of research at Ricacorp Properties With the government moving to increase the land supply, Chow expects developers to be under pressure to speed up marketing of their new projects. Midland Realty ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1212526/new-flat-supply-set-8-year-high
  8. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Housing Authority must raise public housing rents or run out of money

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 12:45am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp Housing Authority will run out of money if it continues building flats without raising rents that are already among the lowest in urban world High time we stopped paying this rent Professor Raymond So Wai-man, who chairs the Housing Authority's finance committee, said it may need to ask for more funding as its coffers will have dwindled to HK$28.2 billion ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1549258/housing-authority-must-raise-public-housing-rents-or-run-out-money
  9. Business - China Business - DEBT

    Chinese coal miner faces bankruptcy as cash supplies dwindle

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 01:54am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Singapore and Shanghai Mainland firm Hidili, whose bonds are Asia's worst-performing, is searching for new funding Coal miner faces crisisas cash supplies dwindle Asia's worst-performing bond in the past year was issued by a mainland coal miner facing a critical three months as its cash holdings deplete. Hidili Industry International Development's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1549194/chinese-coal-miner-faces-bankruptcy-cash-supplies-dwindle
  10. Business - Property - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Upgraders left out in the housing cold

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... with expectations of a significant increase in new housing supply at that time. That will no doubt be good news for first-time homebuyers but less encouraging for people aiming to move out of their existing ... are low and it is difficult for them to buy a bigger flat. So if the supply of big flats does not increase significantly, prices of those properties will likely stay firm. The housing demand ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1199696/upgraders-left-out-housing-cold

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