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  1. Business - Companies - TRADE

    Global e-commerce trade held back by logistics costs, customs red tape

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 05:34am by CHIM SAU-WAI

    ... Chim Sau-wai sauwai.chim@scmp.com Global e-commerce held back by logistics costs High logistics costs and customs clearance problems have hindered the growth of international e-commerce trade, said Tommy Lui, head of global freight management for LF Logistics. Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is expanding its overseas markets, while American e-commerce giant Amazon wants to sell ...

  2. Business - Companies - TRADE

    Challenges load up for Hong Kong as logistics hub

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 03:56am by Charlotte So

    ... as logistics hub It is well before dawn and box after box of Louis Vuitton bags are being moved out of a gigantic warehouse in Tai Po, a regional distribution centre for the luxury brand. ... is facing challenges from Shanghai, which has vowed to simplify restrictions on trading, shipping and logistics in order to promote the city as a free-trade zone. Shanghai aims to make its trading, ...

  3. Business - China Business - TRADE

    China's rising fruit imports push up demand for refrigerated shipping

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:40am by JING YANG

    ... region general manager at Hamburg Süd, the world's fourth-largest refrigerated, or reefer, container carrier by fleet size. Cold chain logistics, historically a weak point for domestic ...

  4. Business - Companies - TRADE

    China Merchants Group to invest in Hong Kong logistics sector

    Posted Dec 19th 2012, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com At firm's 140th anniversary, chairman tells of challenges next year, especially for shipping China Merchants pledges to invest in HK logistics China Merchants Group, which celebrated its 140th anniversary yesterday, said it would continue to invest in Hong Kong's logistics sector in light of growing domestic consumption on the mainland. ...

  5. Business - Economy - TRADE

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

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

    ... to open on July 1 should improve things further. Sea cargo can reach the other side in 3-1/2 hours. Now foreign investors inspired by mainland-Taiwan trade liberalisation and fast logistics want ...

  6. Business - China Business - TRADE

    Silk Road at sea plan needs open approach to avoid conflicts

    Posted May 16th 2014, 01:05am by Victoria Ruan

    ... including port and logistics zones and fishing production bases. Former National Development and Reform Commission deputy chairman Du Ying said China aimed to boost bilateral trade to US$1 trillion ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Hong Kong exports to turn a corner next year, TDC predicts

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 06:13am by JASPER MOISIEWITSCH

    ... and Statistics Department identifies trading and logistics as one of the city's four key industries, employing a fifth of the workforce as of 2011. Re-exports of mainland goods account for 60 per ... Japan's stimulus policies have put it on a path for growth. The TDC says trends such as the rise of online shopping favour Hong Kong's strengths in logistics and air freight, which suit ...

  9. Business - Economy - TRADE

    China syndrome: Hong Kong's obsession with mainland developments

    Posted Jan 30th 2014, 05:01am by DAVID DODWELL

    ... Hong Kong. Our logistics sector is a big loser. Above all else, our government and our businesses have to remember that we become just another Chinese city the minute we lose our unique value ...

  10. Business - China Business - TRADE

    'Shanghai zone needs to focus on shipping'

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

    ... "All the goods inside the zone are supposed to be exempt from local custom procedures and oversights, and the logistics services will be given free play to quicken cargo flows." Under ...




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