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  1. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Fast links to mainland speed growth of central Taiwan's hub city

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:29am by Ralph Jennings

    ... sovereignty over the self-ruled island since the 1940s, but in 2008 Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou set aside that dispute to pursue deals that would boost the island's economy. Some Taiwanese ...

  2. News - China - TRADE

    China and Sri Lanka could conclude free trade pact by end of year

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 11:01am by Reuters

    ... roads, railways and ports. Those ties have unsettled India, traditionally Sri Lanka’s closest economic partner. The island of 21 million people just off India’s southern tip is at the forefront ...

  3. 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

    ... disputes. Those tensions have heightened fears of a conflict, as an assertive China stakes its claims to contested islands in the East and South China Seas. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki ...

  4. Business - China Business - TRADE

    'Shanghai zone needs to focus on shipping'

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 10:51am by REN WEI

    ... that was not big enough to ensure its success. About half of the 14 square kilometres is in Lingang New City, which is connected with the Yangshan islands through the 32.5km cross-sea Donghai Bridge. ...

  5. Business - Economy - TRADE

    WTO members agree surprise deal in Bali to cut barriers to global trade

    Posted Dec 08th 2013, 06:28am by AP

    ... The deal could boost global trade by US$1 trillion over time. Trade ministers had come to the four-day WTO meeting on the resort island of Bali with little hope that an agreement would be reached ...

  6. News - China - TRADE

    Guangdong studying a free-trade zone to include Hong Kong and Macau

    Posted Sep 10th 2013, 12:00am by Tanna Chong, Ng Kang-chung and Gary Cheung

    ... mainland media reports. Those zones- earmarked as pilot free-trade zones- are Qianhai in Shenzhen, Hengqin Island off Zhuhai, and Nansha in Guangzhou. If formed, the new zone would cover more than ...

  7. Business - Companies - TRADE

    Japanese firms complain of tougher Chinese customs inspection

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 04:12pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo China is tightening up customs inspections for Japanese products at its ports, firms said on Friday, as a diplomatic row over disputed islands appeared to spill over into multi-billion dollar trade ties. The move comes after Chinese state media threatened economic retribution over Tokyo’s nationalisation of the Japanese-controlled Senkaku islands ...

  8. News - China - TRADE

    Diaoyu dispute to hurt Japan attendance at Canton Fair

    Posted Oct 15th 2012, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Territorial dispute to hurt annual fair The lingering territorial dispute between China and Japan over uninhabited islands in the East China Sea is set to deal yet ... of the diplomatic row over the disputed Diaoyu Islands, known as the Senkakus in Japan. More than 6,200 buyers from Japan attended the previous fair in April, ranking eighth among 213 countries. Liu expects ...

  9. News - China - TRADE

    Beijing and Taipei sign pact to open up trade in services

    Posted Jun 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... the trade pact, Lin and Chen also discussed the possibility of supplying water from Xiamen to Quemoy, a nearby island held by Taiwan, SEF said. They also agreed to hold a meeting later this year ...

  10. News - China - TRADE

    Iceland premier Sigurdardottir to meet China’s leaders in Beijing

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 03:14pm by AFP

    ... was the first official visit by a Chinese premier to the North Atlantic island in 41 years, and saw the countries enter a deal on cooperation in the oil-rich Arctic region. China’s interest in Iceland ... officials said China had mooted using the island as a trans-Arctic shipping port. Retreating ice has opened up the potential for a shorter cargo shipping route with Asia, which would cut the sea ...




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