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  1. Business - Economy - TRADE

    'Chindia' dream gets a second chance

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 01:15am by BLOOM

    ... that half of India's 1.2 billion people still defecate in the open. Meanwhile, as New Delhi tends to plumbing, Beijing is signing US$400 billion gas deals with Russia and building new ...

  2. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Free-trade agreements more to do with politics than goods and services

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 01:14am by DAVID DODWELL

    ... David Dodwell Free-trade agreements have more to do with political calculations than goods and services, and US-led Trans-Pacific Partnership is key example Politics is the deal Two months ... it is local politics that will prevent any "deal" from being agreed this week. In Japan this means farmers. In the US, it means that Obama in truth arrives with empty hands: anything ...

  3. Business - Economy - TRADE

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

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

    ... such as Russia to counterbalance Washington's global influence. Last month China signed a landmark US$400 billion natural gas deal with Russia after a decade of tough negotiations. Officials also ... including Pakistan, Iran, Kenya and Russia, promoting their blankets, wooden chairs, jewellery and other goods to crowds of Chinese visitors. Zhang Monan said the Western Development initiative ...

  4. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Fast links to mainland speed growth of central Taiwan's hub city

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:29am by Ralph Jennings

    ... fear Beijing aims to use the new trade deals to seize political control. Two-way agreements have covered the start of regular direct flights and a trade liberalisation framework deal in 2010. ...

  5. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Growing service sector held back by regulation, protectionism

    Posted May 28th 2014, 10:28am by PATRICK LOW

    ... the list in average levels of restrictiveness in the 34 OECD member countries and the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) plus Indonesia. Transport and professional services- ...

  6. Business - Economy - TRADE

    US farm groups seek to exclude Japan from Pacific trade talks

    Posted May 30th 2014, 01:10am by Reuters

    ... farmers new opportunities. Japan, which levies average agriculture tariffs of 16.6 per cent, wants to protect its politically powerful farmers, although Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is keen to open ...

  7. 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, ... China's decision this month to break from Russia and abstain in a United Nations vote condemning Crimea's referendum to secede from Ukraine. Yet there is little optimism that Beijing can ...

  8. News - Asia - TRADE

    Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal will be done, but expect delays, analysts in Japan say

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 04:27am by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Currency manipulation fear and political wrangling in US holding up pact Analysts see deal on Pacific trade, but not yet In spite of criticism from American lawmakers across the political spectrum about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), analysts in Japan still believe the trade deal will eventually be concluded. US lawmakers, including Democrats, said ...

  9. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Efforts to restart talks on new tech tariff deal in China's court

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 01:23am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... in Surabaya, Indonesia and Vladivostok, Russia last year to discuss the ITA and other trade issues. The Apec meetings in Qingdao next month are expected to provide a fresh opportunity for further ...

  10. Business - China Business - TRADE

    Higher quality trumps higher prices at Canton Fair

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 01:17am by Denise Tsang

    ... rises," said the 24-year-old, who started on his path to riches by sourcing about 500 bicycles for Russia at the fair. Many suppliers regard the significant improvement in product quality ...




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