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  1. Business - Money

    EU's cheap asset prices lure Chinese buyers

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 04:46am by Toh Han Shih

    ... to Mergmarket. In Italy, Chinese M&A activity has jumped 4,876 per cent to US$3.45 billion this year, it said. Chinese M&A in Germany this year stands at US$1.27 billion, compared with US$1.44 ...

  2. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Italy steps up pitch to investors from Hong Kong and China

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:26am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Privatisation push opens the door to more deals along with debt appeal, finance minister says Italy steps up pitch to China investors Mainland and Hong ... investment in Italy," he said. More shares of Enel, Italy's largest power company that has been partly privatised, will be put on the market "soon", Padoan added. "We ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - INVESTIGATION

    Donald Tsang 'promised audience with Pope if he sat on Berlusconi fraud evidence'

    Posted Sep 20th 2013, 12:00am by Patrick Boehler, Lana Lam, Toh Han Shih

    ... ever tried to influence the legal proceedings involving Berlusconi. But the Italy side did make efforts to set up a meeting between Tsang and the pope, according to De Gregorio. He said ...

  4. Mainland factory activity declines for fifth month

    Posted Jan 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... and Australia, said Mr Fishwick. During Christmas, sales in the US shrank more than 2 per cent, the worst performance in decades, while sales also dropped in Italy and France, according to the Hong Kong ...

  5. EU bins bag tax in trade balancing act

    Posted Mar 11th 2006, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih Commission offers olive branch to China as Italy demands tough dumping penalties on shoe imports The European Union has dropped plans to impose anti-dumping duties on Chinese ... from Italy to toughen the proposed penalties. Peter Power, a spokesman for trade commissioner Peter Mandelson, would not confirm whether the EU was soft-pedalling on Chinese trade, saying only ...

  6. Dumping ruling shocks shoemakers

    Posted Dec 17th 2005, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... resisted pressure from Italy to impose duties before the current Hong Kong WTO conference, sources said. 'There is tremendous political pressure on the EU to impose anti-dumping duties on some of these shoes as there are still shoe industries in Italy, Spain and Greece,' Mr Macmillan said. EU officials have privately said about 75 per cent of the shoes previously under consideration ...

  7. Yarn-spinning venture out of trade row loop

    Posted Nov 08th 2005, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... is the largest producer in China of compact yarn, a high-end yarn used to make fashion garments. 'The Italians used to produce this yarn, but many Italian plants have been closed. Italy now needs ...

  8. European officials downplay Chirac's war on Chinese textiles

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

    ... employs 2.5 million people, shed 165,000 jobs last year even before quotas were lifted, according to one industry group. While France and Italy still have important garment industries, most other ...

  9. Moulin eyes push on two fronts

    Posted Mar 07th 2005, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... and production to Zhongshan and the Czech Republic. Last year, Italy's Luxottica beat Moulin in a months-long tussle to buy Cole Vision, the second-largest eyewear firm in the US, for US$495 million. 'We were happy Luxottica bought Cole,' said ECCA chairman David McComas. 'Luxottica manufactures in Italy, which is high-cost. This leaves us an opportunity as we focus ...

  10. China and EU agree '50-50' deal to free logjam of clothing imports

    Posted Sep 06th 2005, 12:00am by Jamil Anderlini, Toh Han Shih

    ... is to gain the approval of a qualified majority (roughly 70 per cent) in a vote by the 25 EU member nations. But this might not be easy, as six EU nations with substantial textile industries- Italy ...




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