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  1. Beijing hopes Putin visit will sort out gas deal

    Posted May 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Wang Qishan is set to meet with his Russian counterpart in Beijing. China and Russia signed a memorandum of understanding in 2006, when they agreed to construct two pipelines that would transport 68 billion cubic metres of gas annually from Russia to China over 30 years. Under the supply plan, nearly half of the gas would be delivered from western Siberia to northwestern China, ...

  2. Neighbours on the brink of signing landmark deal

    Posted Oct 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in reaching the natural gas deal. 'The two may reach consensus more often on international political issues, and Russia may be more supportive of China when it is having problems on the global ... witnessed the signing of a series of documents with Wen on strengthening co-operation. If reached, the natural gas deal would see Russia supplying 68 billion cubic metres of gas to China each year ...

  3. Motion calling for welfare fund rejected

    Posted Jan 10th 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee Lawmakers yesterday voted down a motion calling for the government to set aside part of its fiscal surplus, understood to be heading for HK$100 billion, to set up a fund to meet the needs of the aged and the poor. The motion, proposed by Civic ...

  4. China and Russia to set up US$4b investment fund

    Posted Jun 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com China and Russia signed a deal to set up a US$4 billion joint investment fund yesterday as Russian President Vladimir Putin began a three-day visit ... Organisation summit today. Russia and China, seen as close allies of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, have defied calls by world leaders to confront Syria's regime over its crackdown ...

  5. SouthGobi not target of graft probe; shares rebound

    Posted May 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... economic and political ties with Russia, and some of its politicians mistrust China, which is now the main consumer of its mineral exports. Two weeks after Chalco's offer was made public, ...

  6. Emerging economies move in on the big boys

    Posted Jun 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... are no longer the monopoly of the West. To further upgrade integration in global economic affairs and increase their role in policymaking, BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) are hosting an increasing number of such forums- for instance, the regular large-scale gatherings of political and business leaders in Boao, Hainan province, and St Petersburg, Russia. The St ...

  7. Carmakers face bumpy drive into Russia

    Posted Oct 15th 2007, 12:00am by Kandy Wong

    ... Kandy Wong Mainland carmakers will have to overcome additional hurdles if they want to invest in Russia where political maneuverings have led to changes in the investment climate. In addition to reports on the mainland last week that Russia was shelving import tax benefits, the country has tightened rules on new investments in building car manufacturing plants. Carol Thomas, JD ...

  8. Lukoil plans secondary listing in Hong Kong

    Posted May 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Lukoil, Russia's second-largest oil producer, is planning a secondary listing in Hong Kong within a year by buying back its issued shares and refloating them, a move that may get it a higher valuation than in Russia. The Moscow-based firm aims to buy back shares worth more than US$1 billion, vice-president Leonid Fedun said yesterday. ...

  9. Politics at play in China's energy race

    Posted Apr 14th 2006, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng Russia seen using delays in projects to get more concessions The mainland's wish to secure long-term oil and gas supply from resource-rich neighbour Russia through pipelines may not be realised as fast as it wants due to wider political considerations, according to a Standard & Poor's research report. During Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's ...

  10. FYI: Gazprom has been in the news a great deal lately. What is it?

    Posted Feb 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Russia's foreign-policy muscle. Increasingly influential and well known, possibly for all the wrong reasons, Gazprom to many translates into English as 'mess with Russia and we'll send ... their political subordination to the Kremlin. For their efforts, their pipelines were turned off midwinter, albeit briefly. Such strong-arm tactics have unnerved Western Europe, which relies on Gazprom ...




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