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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Commitment to trade cements Hong Kong-Chile ties

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 12:00am by MARIO IGNACIO ARTAZA

    ... at Hong Kong's new Maritime Museum. The General Baquedano is not just any ship; it is a symbol of Chile's vibrant relationship with Asia. Chile is the first Latin American partner ...

  2. Under dispute

    Posted Sep 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yesterday: The European Union imposes a maximum 30 per cent anti-dumping duty on aluminium foil from three countries, including China, while a duty of as much as 39.2 per cent is applied to Chinese-made seamless steel pipes over the next five years Sep 23 ...

  3. Abuse of WTO rules blamed for disputes

    Posted Jun 30th 2009, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang Loopholes in World Trade Organisation rules are to blame for intensifying global trade disputes, according to a former official. WTO trade dispute remedies ... imposed by governments was too limited. He said the group had become complacent after dispute settlements in the late 1990s and should review settlement procedures. 'The global economic ...

  4. UN backs City University course on international trade disputes

    Posted Mar 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong Hong Kong is expected to become a training ground for a new pool of experts on international trade disputes now that a City University course has won the backing of a UN body. ... of understanding with the university to offer a joint course on international dispute settlement. 'This is a significant step for Unctad and for Hong Kong also in becoming a regional economic ...

  5. Trade disputes part of being player

    Posted Apr 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove The US is simply a spectator in the shoe war between the European Union and China. But one of Washington's top trade officials says disputes will become more common ... of the global trade body four years ago. The US accused the country of implementing a discriminatory tax on semiconductors, but the dispute was settled before it went to the WTO panel. The US ...

  6. Exporters pin hopes on talks to end dispute

    Posted Jun 01st 2005, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai Seeking recourse from the WTO over the textiles row is seen as a last resort Despite the mainland's threat to take growing disputes over its textile exports ... and make a political judgment over whether it was worth the risk of taking the issue to the WTO dispute-settlement mechanism, leaving open the possibility of negotiations first. 'The Chinese ...

  7. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Japanese exports to China drop 14.5pc in November

    Posted Dec 20th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... States overtook shipments to China last month, official data showed yesterday, as a new government in Tokyo vows to stand its ground in a bitter diplomatic dispute with Beijing. Exports to China ... their simmering dispute over an East China Sea island chain. Overall, Japanese exports fell 4.1 per cent while imports edged up 0.8 per cent, translating into an US$11.3 billion trade deficit for last ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Big hurdles to three-way, free trade talks

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... of cheap Chinese imports. That is not to mention the day-to-day possibility of diplomatic complications arising from the dispute between China and Japan about sovereignty over an archipelago in the East China Sea, and the involvement of Japan and South Korea in historic disputes over ownership of several islands. On the other hand, separate ongoing negotiations that stand to deliver ...

  9. News - China

    China warns EU against protectionism on solar panels

    Posted May 09th 2013, 09:14pm by AFP

    ... to properly handle differences,” she added, saying that “win-win cooperation” benefited both sides. The two have engaged in a series of tit-for-tat trade disputes. In a strongly-worded commentary, ...

  10. News - China - TRADE

    Beijing in push for free trade deal with Japan, South Korea

    Posted Mar 27th 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall, Cary Huang

    ... territorial disputes that have dogged relations for decades. China, Japan and South Korea are now the largest, second-largest and fourth-largest economies in Asia, with trade volume between them ... of the US." China and Japan are arguing about sovereignty over an archipelago in the East China Sea, while Japan and South Korea have a historic dispute over the ownership of several islands. Tokyo ...




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