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  1. Business - Economy - TRADE

    China gets November deadline to help restart ITA talks

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:18am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... of the US House of Representatives' Ways and Means Committee, California lawmaker David Nunes, chairman of the subcommittee on trade, said China must help reach a firm deal at the Apec ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1556932/china-gets-november-deadline-help-restart-ita-talks
  2. News - Asia - TRADE

    Pacific free-trade talks unlikely to go anywhere until after US midterm polls

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 03:15am by AGENCIES

    ... Brunei, Canada, Chile, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam. A senior lawmaker of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling party regards the US elections as "one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1553492/pacific-free-trade-talks-unlikely-go-anywhere-until-after-us-midterm-polls
  3. News - Asia - TRADE

    Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal will be done, but expect delays, analysts in Japan say

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 04:27am by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Currency manipulation fear and political wrangling in US holding up pact Analysts see deal on Pacific trade, but not yet In spite of criticism from American lawmakers across the political spectrum about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), analysts in Japan still believe the trade deal will eventually be concluded. US lawmakers, including Democrats, said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1503020/trans-pacific-partnership-trade-deal-will-be-done-expect-delays-analysts
  4. News - Asia - TRADE

    Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal won't be sealed when Obama meets Abe

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:37am by Reuters

    ... the groundwork for a yes-or-no vote by lawmakers ahead of elections in November. TPP negotiators are due to reconvene in Vietnam next,month and trade ministers will meet at an Asia-Pacific Economic ... that could be submitted to lawmakers for approval.   Meeting Anwar is not on U.S. President's agenda US President Barack Obama does not plan to see Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim when ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1489695/trans-pacific-partnership-trade-deal-wont-be-sealed-when-obama-meets-abe
  5. News - Hong Kong - TRADE

    Lawmaker wants review of trade missions as costs rise

    Posted Nov 04th 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Lawmaker says overseas offices should be reviewed to ensure they offer value and don't overlap with other investment agencies Rising cost puts focus on Trade missions Hong Kong's network of trade missions around the world spent HK$70 million more this year than they did in 2006, prompting calls from lawmakers and economists for renewed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1074976/lawmaker-wants-review-trade-missions-costs-rise
  6. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Japan and the United States face off in crucial trans-Pacific trade negotiations

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 02:03pm by Reuters in Tokyo

    ... in TPP that is significantly higher than that,” Froman told reporters on Tuesday upon arriving in Japan. Froman told US lawmakers last week that Japan’s reluctance to lower trade barriers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1471263/japan-and-united-states-face-crucial-trans-pacific-trade
  7. 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

    ... to make any changes. Reid said on Wednesday he opposed fast-tracking and that lawmakers should not push for it now – a comment that suggests that legislation introduced three weeks ago will go ... the administration of failing to pull its weight to mobilise support for it among Democrats in Congress – a task that will be complicated by November mid-term elections. Lawmakers will be careful to avoid ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1418489/obamas-pivot-asia-faces-setback-fellow-democrat-over-trans-pacific
  8. Business - China Business - TRADE

    Visa hassles, bureaucracy and politics dampen Chinese business enthusiasm for India

    Posted Jan 09th 2014, 09:24am by Teddy Ng

    ... "India's march ahead is unstoppable," said Tarun Vijay, a lawmaker and national spokesman for the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party. "We have a high number of skilled workers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1401277/visa-hassles-bureaucracy-and-politics-dampen-chinese
  9. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Talks on new tech trade deal await better offer from China

    Posted Nov 16th 2013, 03:11am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... countries saw little or no improvement to their sensitivities lists, which include dozens and dozens of products they want removed," Neuffer said. On Wednesday, US lawmakers expressed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1357295/talks-new-tech-trade-deal-await-better-offer-china
  10. News - Hong Kong - TRADE

    Legco told World Trade Organisation quiet on formula export ban

    Posted Jul 25th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... carried by outbound travellers had not drawn any queries from the World Trade Organisation in the first four months of its implementation, lawmakers heard yesterday. The restriction, which aims ... of the new regulation, more than 17 cases were prosecuted. The bureau told lawmakers that prosecution was dropped in six other cases, but gave no further updates. Customs officers later received ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1289957/legco-told-world-trade-organisation-quiet-formula-export-ban

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