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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

    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, ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Business - Economy - TRADE

    How trade really adds up

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 11:00am by PATRICK LOW

    ... and so on) that came from mainland China, Japan, Hong Kong and South Korea. China also supplied the labour to create the finished garment and thereby earned the "Made in China" label, ... branding, transport, insurance, advertising and retailing, as well as, of course, profit. Manufacturing costs (parts, labour, overheads and so on) added up to US$38, or 9 per cent of the value, ...

  10. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Obama's pivot to Asia faces setback from fellow Democrat over trans-Pacific trade deal

    Posted Feb 01st 2014, 03:42pm by Associated Press in Washington

    ... nowhere soon. While that legislation is co-sponsored by a senior Democrat – Obama’s nominee to become the next ambassador to China, Max Baucus – many in the party join with labour unions ...




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