• Thursday
  • July 24, 2014
  • Last updated: 3:33pm
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 2607 for import quota

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Chicken imports to stay at 7,000 a day

    Posted Feb 06th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Daily imports of live chickens from the mainland will remain at 7,000 before the Lunar New Year. The Food and Health Bureau says it understands the request of poultry traders for an increase in the quota but it has to consider the threat of bird flu. It estimates that the supply will meet public needs because about 268,000 live chickens are also available from local farms. ...

  2. Import call on cotton for textile producers

    Posted Dec 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... of cotton, has awarded textile firms an import quota of 3.5 million tonnes this year, the commission expected imports of 2.4 million tonnes only. The China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export ... Denise Tsang The National Development and Reform Commission has urged textile firms to raise cotton imports ahead of expected price rises next year on tighter supply. The commission ...

  3. Rice importers briefed about new rules

    Posted Apr 15th 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung The Trade and Industry Department briefed about 70 rice importers yesterday on new registration requirements for importing mainland rice. Since last Thursday, firms intending to import mainland rice have had to register and undertake that the rice would not be re-exported. The registration system was introduced with a series of export controls invoked for cereals, grain ...

  4. Rice importers briefed about new rules

    Posted Apr 15th 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... 'In practice, where importers go to [import rice, and] at what prices they are purchasing rice are business arrangements and considerations.' The quota for mainland rice exports to Hong ... Paggie Leung The Trade and Industry Department briefed about 70 rice importers yesterday on new registration requirements for importing mainland rice. Since last Thursday, firms intending ...

  5. Fuel needs may overtake import curbs

    Posted Feb 16th 2004, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... this year, China restricted refined oil imports by imposing quotas, mostly on fuel oil mainly used to fire power plants. Last year, China's fuel oil imports surged 24 per cent to 22.31 million tonnes. Since the start of this year, the quotas were replaced by a new system to fulfil its World Trade Organisation commitment, under which importers need only register with the Ministry ...

  6. S Korea set for battle against rice imports

    Posted Apr 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with the existing rice import quota. But the negotiations have been further complicated by the recent electoral success of the left-wing Democratic Labour Party. It won its first seats in parliament last ... will have no choice but to select a way that is in our practical interests.' South Korea wants an extension of its right to bar most rice imports granted during the Uruguay Round of global ...

  7. Ocean Park eyes deal to import dolphins

    Posted Apr 17th 2010, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... of an arrangement that may lead to up to 30 bottlenose dolphins being imported to the theme park. Representatives from Ocean Park have been in talks with the government of the country, east of Papua New ... and no dolphins would be imported to Hong Kong unless it was clear that the marine mammals' population in the Solomon Islands was not at risk. 'If the dolphins there are not sustainable, we ...

  8. 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. ...

  9. China cuts quota for rare earth exports

    Posted Dec 30th 2010, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng China has slashed export quotas for rare earths, setting the stage for further trade tensions with its major trading partners. Rare-earth prices are set to rise further after Beijing cut quotas for the first half of next year by 35 per cent from the same period this year. The politically sensitive move, which sent the share prices of rare-earth producers and processors ...

  10. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    US aquariums look to catch and import wild whales from Russia

    Posted Oct 05th 2012, 12:00am by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Orlando In the first move in two decades, a marine park group proposes importing 18 belugas taken from Russia, upsetting anti-captivity activists Outrage over wild whale plan in U.S. For the first time in many years, a consortium of US marine-park and aquarium owners- including SeaWorld- is attempting to import whales that have been captured from the wild ...




SCMP.com Account