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  1. Top Form moves to offset US import quota threat

    Posted Sep 18th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the quota system again,' chairman Willie Fung Wai-yiu said. In July, the American Textile Manufacturers Institute petitioned the Bush administration to restrict imports of brassieres, gloves, dressing gowns and knitted fabric from China, saying a surge in imports was threatening their survival. Quota restrictions on the four types of mainland products cited in the petition were removed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/428295/top-form-moves-offset-us-import-quota-threat
  2. Premier is shocked at US quotas on textiles

    Posted Nov 24th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by the 'unilateral' decision of the US to impose quotas on certain mainland textile imports. He called for the two sides to set up a system for regular discussions to avoid similar problems in future. He ... Wen said. Last Monday, a US trade panel called for 'safeguard' relief for American industry on three textile products- bras, knit fabric and dressing gowns and robes- imported from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/435719/premier-shocked-us-quotas-textiles
  3. Textile quotas cloud future growth dreams

    Posted Nov 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Chris Oliver

    ... and expressways are to escape the ruckus, according to a Merrill Lynch report on the impact of new textile import quotas announced by Washington last week. Hardest hit are garment manufacturers ... right and avoid discounting.' Retail outlet Giordano is not expected to be affected by the import quotas because most of its retail umbrella is spread throughout Asia. An unlikely ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/435584/textile-quotas-cloud-future-growth-dreams
  4. A polite dressing down for US on textile quotas

    Posted Nov 20th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... concerns yesterday that the US decision this week to impose quotas on certain imported mainland textiles would hurt Sino-US relations and lead to an escalating trade war. 'I'm optimistic ... temporary quotas on knit fabrics, dressing gowns and robes and bras imported from China, a trade estimated to be worth US$500 million. The central government reacted cautiously to Mr Evans' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/435257/polite-dressing-down-us-textile-quotas
  5. Quota worries drive textile firm abroad

    Posted Dec 20th 2003, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... to unilaterally re-impose quotas on mainland textiles for a one-year period between 2005 and 2008. The measure is to safeguard against a flood of mainland imports into the US market. 'In Cambodia, ... Toh Han Shih Tack Fat Group International is aggressively expanding in Cambodia instead of China because it fears the United States will keep some quotas in place on mainland textiles ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/438808/quota-worries-drive-textile-firm-abroad
  6. Esquel to reshuffle 20,000 jobs as quotas end

    Posted Nov 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... industry. I put Vietnam next, just in case.' The Sino-US trade dispute could result in temporary quotas being imposed on Chinese textile imports to the US. Hong Kong-based Esquel has 23,800 ... in anticipation of the lifting of global textile quotas by 2005. But company chairwoman Marjorie Yang Mun-tak said the dispute between China and the United States on textile quotas had put the destination ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/435540/esquel-reshuffle-20000-jobs-quotas-end
  7. Clampdown on handset imports

    Posted Sep 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The mainland government has taken aggressive measures to ease a glut in the handset market by imposing new restrictions on imports, paving the way for a major shake-up in the industry. Wang Bingke, director of the economic operation department of the Ministry of Information Industry (MII), said new rules, including the setting of a limit on import quotas and the extension ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/427340/clampdown-handset-imports
  8. Clampdown on handset imports

    Posted Sep 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The mainland government has taken aggressive measures to ease a glut in the handset market by imposing new restrictions on imports, paving the way for a major shake-up in the industry. Wang Bingke, director of the economic operation department of the Ministry of Information Industry (MII), said new rules, including the setting of a limit on import quotas and the extension ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/427402/clampdown-handset-imports
  9. Mainland labour imports back on the agenda

    Posted Sep 05th 2003, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... their costs through importing mainland labour. It is understood that the maximum import quota would be set at 5,000, with the possibility for expansion if results are positive. The Federation of Hong ... The proposal would help create jobs for Hong Kong workers, says minister With Hong Kong's economy on the rebound, it is time to again consider a scheme for importing workers from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/426966/mainland-labour-imports-back-agenda
  10. In Brief

    Posted Sep 17th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... HK's ozone-depleting quota to be reduced Hong Kong's quota for imports of 34 ozone-depleting substances containing chlorofluorocarbons - used mainly as refrigerants - will be reduced by 35 per cent next year to 90.3 tonnes, the Environmental Protection Department announced to coincide with the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/428211/brief

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