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  1. Shenzhen firms accused of textiles fraud

    Posted Feb 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... textile industry for deliberately exaggerating the value of its products in order to gain export quotas. The China Chamber of Commerce for Import & Export of Textiles, in a rare move, publicly ... of textile products had increased after the US and Europe re-imposed quotas on mainland imports. He said Shenzhen's textile industry experienced 'double-digit' growth in revenue last ...

  2. Material loss

    Posted Sep 06th 2005, 12:00am by Theresa Davidovitz

    ... in the system.' China agreed to new caps on certain garment exports to the EU in June, following a surge in imports after the global textile quota agreement expired at the end of last year. But the new ... came as a shock to some. The US was the first to introduce fresh limits on imports, imposing temporary quotas in May capping growth on seven categories of clothing. But Mr Chen said he ...

  3. Foreign formula pours in

    Posted Sep 19th 2008, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam Soaring demand from middle-class mainland parents hoping to pay less for imported infant formula is boosting cross-border milk-powder shipping from Hong Kong into the Pearl River Delta. At the same time, supermarkets are struggling to replace infant food made by blacklisted dairy firms. Couriers buying low-duty imported milk powder from Hong Kong and reselling ...

  4. Stepping outside trade barriers

    Posted Aug 16th 2005, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... factories can export their goods directly themselves.' These import-export companies were mainly large Chinese state firms which enjoyed preferential treatment in quotas and policies. Linmark, ... retailing, distribution, and import and export business, including trade in products they did not make themselves provided these were related to their line of business and did not exceed 30 per cent ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Talks to discuss influx of visitors to Hong Kong from Shenzhen

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 12:00am by Amy Nip, He Huifeng

    ... to increase the number of people dealing with the permits or set quotas. But a spokesman said it would make adjustments as needed. Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, Chongqing and Guangzhou will also relax ... the government should determine the city's maximum capacity for visitors and step up prosecution of those engaged in the parallel import trade. Parallel import traders buy goods in Hong Kong ...

  6. News - China

    Qianhai economic zone chief says it won't compete with Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 28th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... many fear is threatened by Shanghai's ambitious rise. Zhang Bei, the top official in charge of developing Qianhai says the small but important zone will help, rather than compete with its ... Shenzhen-Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Co-operation Zone. "Hong Kong is already China's largest offshore yuan trading centre. Our job is to help to make Hong Kong even more important ...

  7. Sky's the limit

    Posted Jul 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... competition for airspace in the region. Hence, it is critically important that our airport takes action to boost its capacity to handle more aircraft movements. On average, Shenzhen airport's ... to get more airspace, we must first make sure we have the additional capacity to fill up the extra quota. First, we need to maximise our dual-runway system. Instead of permitting one runway ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - FOCUS

    Hongkongers looking for a better lifestyle flock to Shenzhen

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... is an attraction, Lee said. "I think, all in all, these personal stories and their hopes and dreams tell us something important about the social changes and constraints of everyday lives in Hong ... as "a most cherished 5km of white sandy beach and an excellent natural landscape. It makes the holiday life become normal for people". Lee said: "One luxury compound had speakers ...

  9. Travellers targeted in smuggling war

    Posted Apr 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Fiona Tam in Shenzhen fiona.tam@scmp.com Mainland travellers who cross the borders with Hong Kong and Macau more than once a day will forfeit their duty-free quota and their luggage ... implemented,' he said. 'Business at those pharmacies will be reduced by as much as 20 per cent, I think, because quite a lot of parallel [import] traders buy products like milk powder from ...

  10. Will it be a bridge with no traffic?

    Posted Jul 19th 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... planning a trial scheme for ad hoc licences under a quota system for private cars at the Shenzhen Bay Port. A Transport and Housing Bureau spokeswoman said about 22,000 private cars hold ... It is important for closer economic ties between Hong Kong and the mainland,' Tung said. Bank of East Asia senior adviser, Chan Tze-ching, also believes the cross-border licence system needs ...



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