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  1. Quota eliminated on HK films Guangdong allowed to import

    Posted Jul 31st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Film and Television (Sarft) to select and import, without any import quotas, movies funded and produced in Hong Kong. Hong Kong films that suited the tastes of Guangdong's cinemagoers ... Frederick Yeung Hong Kong movies are expected to receive a boost in Guangdong after the provincial government eased import restrictions on movies from the city, the Guangdong Cultural ...

  2. Textile firms brace for quota fallout

    Posted May 16th 2005, 12:00am by Richard Latker, Toh Han Shih

    ... for worsening Sino-United States trade ties, after the US reimposed import quotas on three categories of Chinese textile imports over the weekend. Major US textile buyers, such as JC Penney, had slashed ... Agreement expired on January 1, but WTO rules allow members to impose temporary safeguard quotas if imports pose a demonstrable threat to domestic industries. Andrew Leung, representing ...

  3. Firms fear closures amid run on quotas

    Posted Jul 19th 2005, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... quotas.' Under an agreement with the European Union, Beijing implemented a quota scheme for 10 textile items subject to import caps from June 11 to the end of this year. The commerce ministry ... pullovers was 71.49 per cent used and that for flax yarn 63.13 per cent utilised, Chinese customs data show. US textile quotas are also filling up fast, with five of eight Chinese textile import ...

  4. Temperature rises over textile quotas

    Posted Aug 19th 2005, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... items, two Chinese products, men's trousers and sweaters, have exceeded quotas. An EU announcement on Tuesday warned that import licences will not be granted to Chinese products that exceed ... Toh Han Shih Most European Union (EU) quotas on Chinese textiles are nearly filled, drawing complaints from EU governments as empty store shelves ahead of the winter buying season cost ...

  5. Axing of textile quotas 'will not trigger mainland move'

    Posted Aug 18th 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Carrie Chan Elimination of global textile import quotas from next year would not spur many local manufacturers to move their factories to the mainland, the commerce chief said yesterday. But John Tsang Chun-wah refused to predict whether local textile exports in the last quarter would slow as foreign buyers looked to place orders after the removal of the quotas. He said the way ...

  6. Customs on alert after textile quotas reimposed

    Posted Jun 19th 2005, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... Felix Chan Customs says it will step up efforts to crack down on the illegal transshipment of textiles through Hong Kong after export quotas were reimposed on the mainland. Officials ... quotas on January 1 this year, illegal transshipments of textiles in Hong Kong had subsided. But Commissioner of Customs and Excise Timothy Tong Hin-ming warned of a resurgence of the problem ...

  7. Garment export chaos puts us back in old quota-busting game

    Posted Oct 05th 2005, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with Jake van der Kamp 'The United States has delayed until at least the end of next month a decision on whether to impose unilateral 'safeguard quotas' on four categories ... since the end of last year when a 30-year system of international quotas on garment exports finally expired. There was an understanding that China would not immediately take advantage ...

  8. Exporters seek Beijing approval to trade quotas

    Posted Jul 20th 2005, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih The Hong Kong Textile Council will ask Beijing to allow businesses to trade export quotas for garments restricted by annual import limits imposed by the European Union. ... it would be at least two months before any policy changes could take effect, Mr Lin said. 'Many Hong Kong textile manufacturers may be stuck with no quota for the rest of this year,' he ...

  9. Mainland firms rue the end of textile quotas

    Posted Aug 26th 2004, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... the US re-imposed a one-year quota on Chinese bras in response to the huge rise in imports. Ironically, there are some vested interests in China that have benefited from textile quotas ... Toh Han Shih Worldwide prices to slump in mass migration of manufacturers to the mainland Hong Kong garment firms generally welcome the abolition of global textile quotas next year, ...

  10. You can't pull the wool over the world's eyes with quotas, Mr Tang

    Posted Jun 08th 2005, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with Jake van der Kamp 'But as quotas imposed by the US on Chinese textile exports do not cover Hong Kong, local manufacturers can circumvent the restriction by moving their production facilities back to the city' South China Morning Post June 7 IT SEEMS TO make perfect sense. An international system of quotas on garment and textile exports was abolished on January ...




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