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  1. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Chinese exports jump 14.5pc

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 12:02pm by Victoria Ruan

    ... about the mainland's long-term trade growth as he was more concerned about rising domestic costs. Each year, labour costs climbed about 10 per cent, he said. Moreover, the government's ...

  2. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Impasse at WTO seen as boosting appeal of bilateral deals for China

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 12:50am by VICTORIKA RUAN

    ... government can block progress across the board," said Patrick Low, a vice-president of research at Fung Global Institute and former chief economist of the WTO. "Paralysis at the WTO ...

  3. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Singapore June exports decline after electronics shipments slump

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 12:47am by Reuters

    ... government has been working to reduce a politically unpopular reliance on foreign labour as part of a push to increase the economy's productivity, but the move has led to a tight labour market, ...

  4. Business - Economy - TRADE

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

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

    ... to slow to around 1 per cent in the coming months as the impact of a weak yen on import costs runs its course, although prices are likely to pick up later this year if a tight labour market pushes ...

  5. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Growing service sector held back by regulation, protectionism

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

    ... economies. Productivity growth is an essential accompaniment of progress as export-led growth models reliant on capital and labour addition start to flag, and innovation in service sectors can make ...

  6. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Study shows global connections crucial to Hong Kong's future

    Posted May 15th 2014, 01:43am by NICK EDWARDS

    ... trillion of the total US$25.9 trillion in flows MGI indentified, but is growing 1.3 times as fast than the labour-intensive goods trade that has driven economic activity in Hong Kong ...

  7. Business - Economy - TRADE

    China and India urged to forge closer economic bonds

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 01:23am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... synergy would depend on how well the Chinese and Indian governments manage the relationship, said Tata, who was recently appointed to the board of the forum. Former Vice-Premier Zeng Peiyan, ... board. "We [China and India] can create an economic superpower," Tata said. "China has developed technology that India could use, while Chinese investment in industries ...

  8. Business - China Business - TRADE

    Higher quality trumps higher prices at Canton Fair

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 01:17am by Denise Tsang

    ... manufacturing activity deemed overly labour-intensive, resource-consuming or pollution-inducing. Manufacturers that mostly thrived on low-cost production for the top export markets of the United States ...

  9. News - Asia - TRADE

    Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact risks splitting Asean, Manila warns

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 11:03pm by AP

    ... regulatory barriers, protect intellectual property, and set labour and environmental standards. The pact is a pillar of President Barack Obama's effort to deepen US engagement in Asia. Obama ...

  10. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Market boom swinging south

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

    ... Logistics' chairman. Yeo, who visited the border region this year, said companies seeking cheaper labour were moving out of China and into Asean countries. The larger Asean economies had always ... to reach agreements on labour mobility in select industries next year. Negotiations were 80 per cent finished, Le Luong Minh, Asean secretary-general, told a recent conference. Minh said the goal ...




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