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  1. Market jittery at prospect of big supply

    Posted Mar 31st 2004, 12:00am by Peggy Sito, Sandy Li

    ... housing market after a mini boom that has produced sharply rising prices. The sale of thousands of new units will test the depth of the recovery, with uncertainty that large-scale demand exists among owner-occupiers still sceptical that a firm bottom has been reached. The expectation of limited supply, coupled with low interest rates and an improved economic outlook, saw home prices ...

  2. Wang Sing resolves local supply dispute

    Posted Oct 06th 2003, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... With the deal, the power-tool producer gets to work on a cost-cutting plan Wang Sing International is proceeding with a strategy to reduce its reliance on third-party manufacturers after mainland local governments intervened in a dispute. The Hong Kong-listed maker of power tools aims to increase in-house manufacturing from 40 per cent to 80 per cent to reduce costs, managing ...

  3. Foxconn to supply networks with custom mobile phones

    Posted Dec 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In Motion and HTC Corp. Mr Wong said Nokia's traditional in-house production strategy for smartphones was set to change because the company was focusing more on software and the mobile content ... Equipment. Tianyu, which supplies the domestic market with mobile phones under its K-Touch brand, secured a collaboration deal last week with US-based Qualcomm, which holds the worldwide patents ...

  4. China scours world for supplies

    Posted May 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a partner with law firm Baker & McKenzie. 'How do I, as a steelmaker, under pressure to produce more, lock up a line of supply?' Take Shanghai Anxin. The 10-year-old flooring company, with 950 employees in manufacturing plants in Shanghai and Beijing, buys 5,000 cubic metres of wood every month. To guarantee supplies, it recently bought a sawmill in Brazil and is now looking ...

  5. Luxury projects push rents to new high

    Posted Sep 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Lookout had a big advantage over its rivals as all apartments had four bedrooms, which were in short supply in the area at present. To drum up leasing interest, the developer is offering new ...

  6. Japanese carmakers in China face damaging supply crunch

    Posted Mar 18th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough Supply chain disruptions in the wake of last week's earthquake and tsunami in Japan may spell trouble for Japanese carmakers in China if the situation worsens or current ... worth of cars, according to CEIC Data. Against this backdrop, the 'just in time' nature of the modern supply chains championed by Japanese carmakers, coupled with the prospect ...

  7. Hainan suspends land supply

    Posted Jan 20th 2010, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito Hainan has temporarily stopped supplying land for residential projects to cool rising land prices. Analysts said this would benefit developers which had established a foothold in the province. The local government said on Friday it would stop supplying such land until a development plan was finalised to turn it into an international tourism island. Mainland media expect the plan ...

  8. China in race to secure overseas uranium supply

    Posted Nov 09th 2009, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... access to uranium deposits around the world to supplement domestic supply of the raw material for nuclear power. China was the world's 10th-largest uranium producer last year and had ... supply will be far from enough. Publicly, officials in charge of the nation's energy policies play down supply concerns. However, in private, the tone is different and an official at China ...

  9. Creative locations in short supply

    Posted Sep 19th 2008, 12:00am by Prudence Lui

    ... Prudence Lui What makes an event memorable is a typical question event planners have to deal with when clients seek their professional advice. There is no easy answer because of variables such as whether it is a gala dinner or business convention, the bud ...

  10. Mainland duo secure supplies in Americas

    Posted Jun 01st 2005, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... refiner, China Petrochemical Qilu, have signed separate deals to secure a share of raw material resources in the Americas and help plug the widening domestic supply gap. Minmetals yesterday agreed ... long-term copper supply from Codelco to Minmetals,' a company statement said. The investment could eventually top $2 billion, Reuters reported. The two companies have appointed China ...




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