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  1. Li Keqiang is no Santa Claus: Christmas hasn't come early

    Posted Aug 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Tom Holland If you were to judge from the headlines over the last couple of days, you would get the impression that Li Keqiang is some sort of Santa Claus figure, sweeping into town on his ... international use of the yuan. The key words here are 'gradually and under tightly controlled circumstances'. Although Li's announcements have been hailed as the most significant opening ...

  2. Draft rules 'ready soon' for yuan stock buyers

    Posted Aug 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Amanda Lee amanda.lee@scmp.com Vice-Premier Li Keqiang's visit to Hong Kong has kick-started a number of talked-about initiatives to internationalise the yuan- an ambitious task as the mainland becomes a major economic powerhouse. Li outlined measures during his city tour last week offering Hong Kong and overseas businesses new ways to invest in the mainland. Some of these ideas ...

  3. Vice-premier boosts HK role as yuan trade hub

    Posted Aug 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu and Gary Cheung Vice-Premier Li Keqiang yesterday announced a raft of more than 30 measures to boost the local economy by encouraging two-way investment and trade between Hong Kong and the mainland and strengthening the city's role in the internationalisation of the yuan. The business community and trade organisations generally welcomed Li's proposals, made ...

  4. Beijing eyes HK-mainland overseas business tie-ups

    Posted Nov 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in the 12th five-year plan [from 2011 to 2015], Deputy Prime Minister Li Keqiang, during his visit to Hong Kong in August, explicitly said mainland and Hong Kong firms should partner in expanding abroad, leveraging Hong Kong's advantage in services including financial, legal, accounting and investment consultancy. Deputy Prime Minister Li encouraged mainland and Hong Kong firms ...

  5. Companies favour HK arena over Shanghai

    Posted Sep 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... 'not interested in buying anything'. But he said many companies listed in Hong Kong were expected to issue yuan stocks to finance mainland projects in the long-term. Vice-Premier Li Keqiang, during his three-day visit to Hong Kong last month, said foreign firms would be able to invest yuan holdings directly into mainland projects. The details of this measure have yet ...

  6. HK in big sell on yuan services

    Posted Sep 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... has spoken publicly about yuan business since Vice-Premier Li Keqiang's visit to Hong Kong last month, when he announced plans by Beijing to relax restrictions on the use of yuan ...

  7. A lift for HK banks from Li's measures

    Posted Sep 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lulu Chen lulu.chen@scmp.com At least four measures announced by Vice-Premier Li Keqiang during his visit to Hong Kong last month should help banks accelerate their business, bankers said. The key measures include: allowing yuan-denominated foreign direct investment (FDI) from Hong Kong; permitting non-financial institutions from the mainland to raise yuandenominated bonds ...

  8. Yuan equity next dish on the menu

    Posted Sep 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the important measures announced by Vice-Premier Li Keqiang during his three-day visit to the city last month. Li said foreign companies will be allowed to invest their yuan holdings directly ... shares due to mainland restrictions on using that capital for investment on the mainland. But the liberalisations Li introduced last month should address that concern. Even so, Thomas Poon, head ...



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