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  1. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Top finance officials confident world has turned corner

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 05:07am by AP

    ... jitters about the United States Federal Reserve's bond-buying slowdown and global tensions over Ukraine, policymakers said they believe there is a foundation for sustained growth that can ... cent this year and 3.9 per cent in 2015. That growth is being supported by a stronger recovery in the United States, which private economists believe could grow this year at the fastest pace ...

  2. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Reform drive faces slowdown test

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 05:07am by Victoria Ruan

    ... writing property tax into law, or significantly trimming the dominance of state enterprises. Qiushi magazine, the Communist Party's mouthpiece, warned last week that the plan to introduce ...

  3. Business - Money - ECONOMY

    Why Hong Kong’s latest No 1 ranking was greeted with silence

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 11:51am by Stephen Vines

    ... cartel comfort zone. In the United States, which now ranks 17th in the league, much of the new wealth creation comes from corporations that have developed world-beating products in the technology ... cartel operations in Hong Kong led to the enacting of a competition law two years ago, but it has proved to be so toothless as to have had more or less zero impact. If this were merely a matter ...

  4. News - China - ECONOMY

    Asia forum to focus on reform and growth

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 02:40am by Adrian Wan, Li Jing

    ... in the internationalisation of the renminbi Zhou Wenzhong, a former envoy to the United States, said business and political leaders would take part in more than 60 panel discussions during the forum, which runs until ...

  5. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    China PMI edges up to 50.3

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 09:36am by Bloomberg

    ... the HSBC-Markit report comes from more than 420 enterprises. Meanwhile, manufacturing in the United States expanded at a faster pace last month as gains in production and orders showed the industry ...

  6. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    China economic growth to slow with investments, says ADB

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 05:45am by Victoria Ruan

    ... cent last year, the bank said. Jurgen Conrad, the head of the economics unit at ADB, however, said he believed the yuan's recent downward trend would not last long. The yuan fell 2.7 per ...

  7. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Private sector wary of Beijing's plan for 'mixed economy'

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 02:28am by Eric Ng

    ... [Guoxin] classified Jintai as a junior-level operating unit and would only offer less than 200,000 yuan (HK$253,000) annual salary to its chief," Yuan said. "In today's competitive ... that Beijing should also provide legal protection to private firms by revising laws and regulations that discouraged or barred them from entering certain businesses. Li Shufu, the chairman ...

  8. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Interest rates ready for lift-off

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 02:27am by DAVID BROWN

    ... rates for some Group of Seven economies could even be on the cards this year. The shift from Wellington- the first since the United States Federal Reserve's decision in December to begin ...

  9. News - China - ECONOMY

    Commerce Minister Gao Hucheng says China must improve trade quality

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 03:59am by Victoria Ruan

    ... the United States as the top trading nation last year, recording exports and imports worth US$4.16 trillion (HK$32.3 trillion). But it had missed its growth targets in the past two years. Gao said he ... providing something of a "rebirth" to the mainland solar industry. Manufacturers in the United States and Germany have battled to maintain sales as cheaper Chinese panels flood ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Li Ka-shing warns Hong Kong is a 'spoilt child' set on a dangerous path

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 11:23pm

    ... of 'rule of man'." The phrase is generally taken to mean the absence of rule of law and a society where one person or group rules arbitrarily. In 2012, Li told Forbes he was prepared ...




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