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  1. Comment - Letters

    Wasteful manufacturers must produce less packaging

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 04:29am by LETTERS

    ... SCMP Editorial Manufacturers must throw out wasteful packaging practices The Hong Kong government is once again showing that it is a reactive government, rather than a proactive one. ... to be thrown away. Instead of providing bulk packing, these days, manufacturers seem to favour putting things in smaller cartons or boxes. This creates a lot of rubbish, too. When we order a burger, ...

  2. Local Basic's one-stop solutions improve manufacturing processes

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 09:43am by Reports by Elaine Deng, Krystin Chu, Stacey Johnson, Khay Inn Poh and Jessica Ryan

    ... solutions and partnerships that will increase their competitive edge. Aware of these growing activities for automated work, Malaysia's leading contract metal manufacturer, Local Basic, matches the needs of Asia's industrial markets. A specialist in metal manufacturing processes, Local Basic enhanced its core service to create a comprehensive turnkey programme, providing clients ...

  3. Business - Economy - MANUFACTURING

    Hong Kong exporters invest more as hopes rise for manufacturing rebound

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 01:11am by Charlotte So

    ... by machinery product orders as manufacturers gear up for a rebound in demand, a quarterly survey by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council showed. The export confidence survey of 500 exporters last ... underpinning the view that manufacturers are investing in anticipation of a recovery in the sector. Electronics and jewellery products had a reading of 48.4 and 48.5 respectively, versus the prior ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - BUSINESS

    Hong Kong textile manufacturers shift production to Myanmar for cheap labour

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 03:29am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... manufacturers have signed a deal to set up their first industrial park in Yangon, which they expect will slash production costs by at least half. Workers at the 200-hectare facility in the former ... the deal on behalf of 12 manufacturers to rent half of the 400-hectare Thilawa Special Economic Zone, co-built by Myanmar and Japan. "We will start the construction work in mid-2015 and hope ...

  5. Business - Economy - Economic data

    Growth a challenge as key China manufacturing indices fall

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 11:07am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Beijing Challenge for growth as factory indices fall Two mainland manufacturing indices fell last month, adding to challenges for growth as Premier Li Keqiang prepares to map ... "The slowdown in manufacturing growth is due to a deceleration in investment, especially of credit-sensitive infrastructure and real-estate investment," said Louis Kuijs, chief China ...

  6. Business - Economy

    Manufacturing in China slows to a seven-month low

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 01:15am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg Mainland manufacturing slows to seven-month low A manufacturing slowdown on the mainland has fuelled speculation that President Xi Jinping's officials will switch their focus in coming months from taming credit growth and financial risks to supporting economic expansion. A factory gauge for February, known as the purchasing managers' index (PMI), fell ...

  7. Business - China Business - E-COMMERCE

    Shenzhen online seller Cogobuy targets Chinese manufacturers

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 01:47am by Ray Chan

    ... Ray Chan ray.utchan@scmp.com Shenzhen online seller of electronic parts sets sights on small manufacturers ahead of IPO Cogobuy targets mainland customers Cogobuy, a Shenzhen-based e-commerce firm specialising in online sales of electronic components, said it plans to capture more small and medium-sized electronic goods manufacturers on the mainland, part of its marketing ...

  8. Business - Economy

    South Korea manufacturing activity gains momentum

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 03:02pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Seoul South Korea’s manufacturing activity expanded last month at its briskest level in eight months, a private-sector survey showed on Monday, tracking a pick-up in new export orders and attesting to the economy continuing to gather momentum. The HSBC/Markit purchasing managers index (PMI) of South Korea’s manufacturing sector rose to a seasonally adjusted 50.9 from ...

  9. Business - China Business - ECONOMY

    China manufacturing index at six-month low, says HSBC

    Posted Jan 30th 2014, 11:30am by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... Chinese manufacturing contracted for the first time in six months in January, HSBC confirmed on Thursday, raising questions over growth prospects for the world’s second-largest economy this year. The British banking giant’s final reading of China’s purchasing managers’ index (PMI), which tracks manufacturing activity in factories and workshops, fell to 49.5 this month. It was its lowest figure ...

  10. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Global manufacturing data raises growth fears

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters, AFP

    ... Reuters Figures show contraction in May output in China, the US and Europe, indicating world economy still weak and in need of central bank support Global manufacturing data raises growth fears Manufacturers in China, the United States and Europe struggled last month as demand fell, suggesting an ailing world economy that still needs a steady diet of central bank support. Output ...




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