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  1. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Even Hong Kong's best efforts may not help to clear our air

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 12:46am by Tom Holland

    ... in the next two years. She also plans to push through legislation forcing ships using Hong Kong's port to switch from burning dirty bunker oil to cleaner, less polluting fuels. Loh's aims ...

  2. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Claims for economic freedom index simply don't stand up

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 01:30am by Tom Holland

    ... in US dollars of the day, the city was placed a whisker behind the Netherlands and just ahead of Singapore. By last year, however, despite having enjoyed such an unbroken spell of unmatched ...

  3. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    All is not what it seems when it comes to China's trade figures

    Posted Jan 09th 2014, 11:51pm by Tom Holland

    ... ship, but the economic benefit you gain from those shipments. So many of China's exports consist of high-value components manufactured elsewhere that, according to the Organisation ...

  4. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    To boost business, WTO must ditch 'all or nothing' approach

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 03:12am by Tom Holland

    ... chain manager Li & Fung, estimates the deal could halve the average cost of shipping merchandise across borders from 10 per cent of the goods' value to just 5 per cent. The economic ...

  5. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Shareholders must have right to hold managers to account

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 04:32am by Tom Holland

    ... attracted a loyal investor base by becoming the world's largest manufacturer of artificial Christmas trees. Each year, Boto generated handsome profits shipping millions of low-cost plastic ...

  6. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    The HK$1 trillion reason to keep Hong Kong's US dollar peg

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... counting, roughly 7 per cent of the mainland's trade, as recorded by the General Administration of Customs, consists of mainland-made goods shipped to Hong Kong and then re-imported ...

  7. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Powerful evidence Hong Kong officials just don't care about pollution

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... when the prevailing winds turn northerly. Even if the government were to prohibit the burning of coal in the city's power stations (it hasn't) or ban ships in local waters from using ...

  8. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    So much for talk about a shift in financial power to the East

    Posted Aug 26th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... in Asia and shipped eastwards for sale to investors in this part of the world. Much of the gold is being shipped to Hong Kong for re-export to China (see the second chart). But despite recent ...

  9. Business - Economy - MONITOR

    Inflation or deflation? It's all as clear as mud

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... in industries including steel, glass, aluminium and ship-building. Alas, there are difficulties with the GDP deflator as well. In the past, officials have manipulated the deflator to come up ...

  10. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Government overstates cruise terminal benefits by 25 times

    Posted Jan 25th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland With only 16 ships due to call at the new Kai Tak facility in its first 11 months, the contribution to the local economy comes to only HK$27m Cruise terminal benefitsoverstatedby 25 times The front page of yesterday's South China Morning Post carried a story warning that the Hong Kong government is overstating the economic benefits of its new cruise ship ...




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