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  1. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Chinese exports jump 14.5pc

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 12:02pm by Victoria Ruan

    ... intensified anti-pollution campaign made many small raw-material suppliers struggle to cope with a sudden rise in environmental-related costs, he said. The value of imports of goods such as crude oil ...

  2. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Singapore June exports decline after electronics shipments slump

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 12:47am by Reuters

    ... International Enterprise Singapore said yesterday. That took non-oil domestic exports down 4.6 per cent in June from a year ago- double the 2.3 per cent drop forecast in a Reuters survey. "This ...

  3. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Japan's exports fall on weak US and Asian demand

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 12:55am by BLOOM

    ... fell 32.5 per cent and shipments of mineral fuels dropped 45.7 per cent. Crude oil imports declined 15.1 per cent. Japanese oil refiners cut capacity by a combined 10 per cent at the end ...

  4. Business - Economy - TRADE

    S Korea exports fall on China slowdown and holidays in May

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 03:07am by Reuters

    ... of smartphones, cars, ships and industrial equipment such as Samsung Electronics and Hyundai Motor. The trade ministry said oil products and liquid-crystal display panels were the main products for which ...

  5. Business - Economy - TRADE

    China's new Silk Road plan builds on failed Go West drive

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 03:07am by Victoria Ruan

    ... wants to quench its thirst for energy, while reducing its heavy reliance on domestic coal and imported oil, with National Energy Administration vice-director Zhang Yuqing describing energy ... pledged to ink more deals with countries such as Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan for the supply of commodities such as oil, gas and uranium, as well as trade in goods such as fruit, grain and meat. Tang ...

  6. Business - China Business - TRADE

    China gets set to launch crude oil futures market

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 11:46pm by Daniel Ren

    ... set to launch crude oil futures market China is expected to launch crude oil futures in the Shanghai free-trade zone soon and invite foreign investors to trade. The move is intended to give the nation, the world's biggest energy consumer, pricing power in the global oil market. The Shanghai Futures Exchange launched a 5 billion yuan (HK$6.3 billion) subsidiary, the Shanghai ...

  7. Business - China Business - TRADE

    Silk Road at sea plan needs open approach to avoid conflicts

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

    ... Beijing's deployment of an oil rig in the contested South China Sea sparked violent anti-China protests in the past few days. Vietnam's biggest steel plant, owned by Taiwan's Formosa ...

  8. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Trade data suspicions linger as China's April exports surprise

    Posted May 08th 2014, 11:03am by Victoria Ruan

    ... for commodities including crude oil and copper, after falling 11.3 per cent in March. The mainland's trade surplus more than doubled to US$18.45 billion last month from US$7.7 billion in March, ...

  9. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Natural resources, oil to underwrite Chinese investment in Africa

    Posted Sep 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... economist at Nomura in Hong Kong, reckons that number could jump as Beijing seeks to secure access to Africa's oil resources. China became the world's biggest net oil importer earlier this year, taking the position that had been held by the United States since the 1970s. Chinese firms have invested billions of US dollars in the oil-rich nations of Angola and Sudan to secure access ...

  10. Business - Economy - TRADE

    China's trade with Latin America set to outpace EU within two years

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 02:28am by Toh Han Shih

    ... including Chinese state oil majors China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) and CNOOC won the rights to develop the huge Libra oilfield in Brazil, which has an estimated 8 billion to 12 billion ... reform," Massieu said. "The energy sector will remain in the hands of the state, but foreign investments will be allowed in production and refining of oil. By the end of this year, we will see ...




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