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  1. Business - Commodities - TRADE

    Indonesia to revise mineral export tax rules

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 01:35am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Jakarta Indonesia to revise export tax rules on minerals Indonesia will revise its rules on mineral export taxes next month, a senior official said yesterday, paving the way for the country's multi-billion dollar mining industry to rebound after months of lay-offs and stalled exports. Deputy Finance Minister Bambang Brodjonegoro said the new rules on mineral export taxes would ...

  2. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Japan's exports decline amid weak demand in Asia and US

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 01:35am by Reuters

    ... in the world's third-largest economy, have been a concern for policymakers who hoped that a recovery in external demand would offset the pain from a sales tax hike in April. This raises more concern about how the economy will do after the tax hike YASUO YAMAMOTO, ECONOMIST Analysts say weak exports alone may not prompt the Bank of Japan to expand its massive quantitative and qualitative ...

  3. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Japan's exports fall on weak US and Asian demand

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 12:55am by BLOOM

    ... of March to meet government rules meant to compel them to upgrade facilities or reduce output. Fuel imports fell after a surge in demand before the sales tax and an energy tax were raised in April, ...

  4. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Growing service sector held back by regulation, protectionism

    Posted May 28th 2014, 10:28am by PATRICK LOW

    ... a very substantial contribution to that growth. More generally, success in moving incomes towards industrial country levels implies the rising dominance of services as a source of income ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TRADE

    Pyongyang has deep pockets for shark fin from Hong Kong

    Posted May 26th 2014, 05:31am by Ernest Kao

    ... as one of the highest prices paid by any country in the world, and was roughly four times North Korea's average per-capita income. By comparison, Vietnam bought nearly a million kilograms ... delicacy consumed by North Korean elite. "There is growing income inequality in North Korea and a patronage system by which Kim Jong-un still must satisfy a circle of top elites who ...

  6. Business - China Business - TRADE

    China's taste for salmon boosts air shipments

    Posted May 24th 2014, 01:52am by BLOOM

    ... to Asia, he said. China is consuming more Western food and produce as the country's per capita income is poised to double by 2020. The growing middle class is eating more KFC, McDonald's ...

  7. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Trade data suspicions linger as China's April exports surprise

    Posted May 08th 2014, 11:03am by Victoria Ruan

    ... on April 30 to speed up export rebates and streamline customs procedures, among other steps, to bolster trade growth. The government also cut tax for small businesses as part of efforts to boost ... was "not very optimistic" following a consumption tax increase last month, although the European economy was likely to fare better than last year, Jin said. Adding to doubts were weak export ...

  8. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Whither the WTO?

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 10:45am by PATRICK LOW

    ... industrial countries accounted for about 70 per cent of world income while emerging economies took a 20 per cent share. By 2012, the numbers were 57 per cent and 30 per cent, respectively. ...

  9. Business - Economy - TRADE

    China returns to trade surplus as imports fall more than exports

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 10:19am by Victoria Ruan

    ... in reserve to stabilise growth, after Premier Li Keqiang pledged last month to cut taxes and speed up investment in railways and other infrastructure. Customs bureau spokesman Zheng Yuesheng said ...

  10. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Market boom swinging south

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:38am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... of movement given the economic differences, said Yeo, a former minister in the Singaporean government. In 2012, Singapore's per capita income was 36 times higher than that of Laos. Efforts ...




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