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  1. Business - Economy - TRADE

    China and India urged to forge closer economic bonds

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 01:23am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... is needed to boost economic relations between the two countries. Border tension between the two has hindered an economic and political relationship between the neighbours, which fought a brief war ...

  2. News - Asia - TRADE

    Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal won't be sealed when Obama meets Abe

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:37am by Reuters

    ... he touches down in the country next Saturday. Washington has expressed disquiet about what it says are politically motivated charges to keep the veteran opposition leader out of Malaysian politics. In March, the Malaysian Court of Appeals overturned Anwar's 2012 acquittal on sodomy charges dating from a bitter power struggle with then prime minister Mahathir Mohamad ...

  3. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Market boom swinging south

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:38am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... and outbreaks of political violence. Foreign investment in Asean's five founding members last year grew fivefold from 2001 to US$128.4 billion, according to a report by Chua. By comparison, China ... welcomed foreign investment and Chinese firms were following rivals from Japan, South Korea and Taiwan, said John Wong, an economist at the National University of Singapore. "China's ...

  4. News - Asia - TRADE

    Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact risks splitting Asean, Manila warns

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 11:03pm by AP

    ... and finalising it still appears far off. There is political opposition in the US among many of Obama's fellow Democrats, and the US and Japanese negotiators are also struggling to narrow ...

  5. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Japan and the United States face off in crucial trans-Pacific trade negotiations

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 02:03pm by Reuters in Tokyo

    ... wants Japan to open its rice, beef and pork, dairy and sugar sectors – politically powerful sectors that Abe has vowed to defend. Japan wants a timetable on US promises to drop tariffs of 2.5 ...

  6. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Economic honeymoon between China and Germany fades

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 01:13am by Reuters

    ... economic and political ties to Beijing. But two years on, the rapid rise in trade has stalled- slipping back in euro terms- and German companies are diversifying into other emerging markets, ... contrition over the second world war. In political as well as corporate circles, there is also nervousness that Germany's close economic ties to China could create an unhealthy dependence. Last ...

  7. Business - Economy - TRADE

    How trade really adds up

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 11:00am by PATRICK LOW

    ... China is, in fact, worth only US$21 to the country. Fail to figure out how, and you end up with a badly distorted picture of trade realities. The potential for increased political friction ... balances, because it is a country's over- all trade balance that really matters, but the politics can get ugly. If US-China trade flows had been measured correctly in 2008, for example, ...

  8. Business - China Business - TRADE

    Visa hassles, bureaucracy and politics dampen Chinese business enthusiasm for India

    Posted Jan 09th 2014, 09:24am by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng teddy.ng@scmp.com Visa woes and bureaucrats complicate business environment already tense from nations' rivalry Politics, red tape choking projects in India, firms say China and India have repeatedly vowed to attract investment from each other with many Chinese companies viewing the South Asian giant as a promising source of growth, but the realities of doing business ...

  9. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Obama's pivot to Asia faces setback from fellow Democrat over trans-Pacific trade deal

    Posted Feb 01st 2014, 03:42pm by Associated Press in Washington

    ... with Indonesia and Vietnam, and befriending former pariah state, Myanmar. There were problems. Rancorous politics at home forced Obama to withdraw from the East Asia Summit last autumn, raising some ... of having more support for a key policy among his political rivals, the Republicans, than from his own party. On that front too he faces opposition. Top Republicans who want the fast-track accuse ...

  10. Business - Economy - TRADE

    China syndrome: Hong Kong's obsession with mainland developments

    Posted Jan 30th 2014, 05:01am by DAVID DODWELL

    ... to be in the deal, terms were already being sealed and we were politely told (by a very self-satisfied Singapore in particular) that if we wanted a free-trade agreement with Asean, we would have to negotiate ...




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