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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Offshore yuan trade deal a coup for Hong Kong and Singapore

    Posted Dec 08th 2013, 04:58am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Yuan trade deal a two-city coup In the international scramble for leadership among offshore yuan dealing centres, Hong Kong and Singapore have surprised competitors ... of understanding for co-operation in developing yuan products. The deal redefines the challenge to Hong Kong's role as the leading offshore yuan centre- not only from Singapore, but from London, ...

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    HK at the centre of yuan reform

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 04:48am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial HK at the centre of yuan reform The 550 billion yuan (HK$700 billion) stock connect scheme that links share trading between Hong Kong and Shanghai from today has already ... The key lies in the change in the settlement location for currency conversion, amid soaring demand for the yuan in Hong Kong ahead of today's launch. Instead of settling every trade ...

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    Planning key to free-trade zones

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 04:19am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Planning key to free-trade zones Competition among mainland provinces and cities is so keen that what one gets that is perceived as beneficial, the others immediately want. The pilot free-trade zone set up in Shanghai eight months ago prompted a clamour for the same by more than 20 entities, and a dozen preliminary applications have already been approved. But economic ...

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    Wider trading band the next logical step in reform of yuan

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial The logical step in yuan reform Beijing has foreshadowed a widening of the trading band of the yuan ahead of meetings of the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank ... The retention of Zhou sends a strong message. He is China's most experienced and respected banker and in charge of internationalisation of the yuan. And the widening of the trading band is about ...

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    Shanghai Free-Trade Zone is wake-up call for Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Free-trade zone: HK wake-up call The Shanghai Free Trade Zone may not yet be comparable with a free port, and many top leaders were absent at its launch, including its ... Although state media did not directly link the two events, the zone's establishment is significant. Officials have foreshadowed wide-ranging reforms there covering government approvals, trade ...

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    China should lower taxes, not increase spending, to spur growth

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 04:33am by SCMP Editorial

    ... has already advanced the cause of structural reform by widening the trading band of the yuan and putting a time frame on liberalisation of deposit rates. The National Bureau of Statistics said ...

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    Citic Group's plan opens door to greater economic reforms

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 03:55am by SCMP Editorial

    ... China Citic Bank, is trading at 0.7 times book value. The stake accounted for 62 per cent of the book value of the assets to be injected. The total assets have been estimated to be worth 225 billion yuan (HK$283.6 billion) at the end of last year, though an independent valuation is pending. Beijing will have to decide whether to grant an exemption on the book-value rule: lift the ban ...

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    China's defence spending only natural, but it must explain why

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 04:02am by SCMP Editorial

    ... No country has as many people or land borders as long. As trade, investment and need for resources grows, so, too, does the necessity to protect interests. With rising global power comes ... spending to 808.2 billion yuan (HK$1.02 trillion) is in such circumstances easily justified. The amount is less than 2 per cent of GDP, below what most of the world's big military powers ...

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    Hong Kong's never-ending battle against smugglers

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 04:47am by SCMP Editorial

    ... to crawl through, showed the lengths to which smugglers are prepared to go to avoid paying duties. Police estimate it cost 3 million yuan (HK$3.8 million) to build. History is littered ... with the whole of 2012; the 38 million impounded presumably reflected only a fraction of the true scale of the illicit trade. Scores have been arrested for breaking the formula limit in the past few ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong can be both democratic and economically competitive

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... free-trade zone. Li Ka-shing said Hong Kong people may be underestimating the potential challenge posed by the new trade zone, which could well surpass our city unless we step up our game and enhance ... investment will elevate the competitiveness of the mainland economy. Coupled with efforts to make the yuan fully convertible, Hong Kong may be left behind. At the same time, Li spoke out against ...




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