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  1. News - Hong Kong - SMUGGLING

    HK$60m of contraband electronics seized from ship on Pearl River Delta

    Posted May 18th 2013, 07:26pm by JOLIE HO

    ... intercepted the ship, known as a river trade vessel, shortly after it set off from Black Point in Tuen Mun for Humen in Guangdong on Thursday. They escorted the vessel to the River Trade Terminal ... HK$59.1 million and included goods made by Apple, Samsung, Canon, Nikon, Fuji and Toshiba. Officers also seized 200kg of endangered-species products including ivory, pangolin scales and dried sea ...

  2. first person

    Posted Sep 30th 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... provides the full picture. One of the big talking points at the Cites conference will be the trade in elephant ivory. It has got a lot of attention in the past and I don't think it will be low ... on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (Cites), which starts on SaturdayI t's difficult to raise money in Hong Kong for an organisation like Traffic. Our funding comes ...

  3. Business - China Business - TRADE

    Worst over as delta plants see orders rebound

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... its trade growth forecast this year to 5 per cent from an original 7.5 per cent, Lau expected Hong Kong manufacturers in the delta to see a mild double-digit growth in exports as orders had ... A number of provinces lowered their forecast for trade growth this year to between 5 and 8 per cent from 8 to 10 per cent. Critics said the revision signalled the shifting of the provinces' ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: Chinese silk trade's unbroken thread

    Posted Nov 04th 2012, 12:00am by JASON

    ... Jason Wordie Weaving a reputation for quality, China's centuries-old silk trade has run virtually unbroken, writes Jason Wordie Smooth operators Along with tea and porcelain, silk was one of the main luxury exports from fabled Cathay to the West. Extensive trading links between Europe and China have existed since Roman times, along the Silk Road through Central Asia, ...

  5. HK stays lost in the clouds as skies open all around us

    Posted Apr 01st 2005, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... Joseph Lo If Hong Kong's future as a business and trading gateway to the mainland can be measured by the openness of its international aviation agreements, we began to fall behind ... will not be holding its breath, given the oft-repeated criticism of the ivory-tower mentality of the Economic Development and Labour Bureau officials. In the words of one industry observer, Hong Kong ...

  6. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong entrepreneur profited from trading in Africa

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... rush into Africa. A million Chinese moved there during the past 10 years as China overtook the United States and Europe to become the continent's largest trading partner. During the decade the annual growth in trade between China and Africa was more than 30 per cent a year, reaching US$166 billion last year. "I first went to Togo in 1988 with a group of friends, and for the next ...

  7. United front in war on rhino trade

    Posted Aug 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com The South African government has identified Hong Kong as a partner to help stop wildlife smuggling and illegal killing after one of the world's largest seizures of rhino horn was made in the city. A South African delegation is visiting the city for talks on technology sharing and training of law-enforcement officers to combat the illegal trade. 'Our ...

  8. HK trade declines 4.8pc on sluggish markets

    Posted Jul 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Amid signs of worsening economic conditions on the mainland and in the United States and Europe, Hong Kong's trade fell last month. The value ... as sluggish overseas markets. I'm not terribly optimistic about the second half,' said Edward Leung, chief economist of the Trade Development Council. For the whole year, the value of export ...

  9. Top African teams for HK tournament

    Posted Jun 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Cameroon and Ivory Coast set to appear with the Netherlands in Games warm-up Two top African sides have been lined up for an exhibition tournament in Hong Kong as their final build-up for the Olympic Games. Cameroon, who won the soccer gold medal at the 2000 Games, and Ivory Coast, one of the world's fast-improving sides, are both likely participants in the event ...

  10. Shenzhen port volume slides as trade weakens

    Posted Jul 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the mainland's weakening trade. This is the first year-on-year decline in container throughput for the mainland's second-busiest and the world's fourth-busiest port since January and the first ... indicating trade is getting worse,' Sunny Ho Lap-kee, executive director of the Hong Kong Shippers' Council, said. Thousands of Hong Kong-owned factories in the Pearl River Delta, a region ...




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