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  1. Business - Commodities - COMMODITIES

    Mainland doubles gold imports from Hong Kong in July on strong demand

    Posted Sep 11th 2012, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... gold imports from Hong Kong almost doubled in July from a year earlier, official figures show. Imports of the precious metal in the first seven months of the year were more than four times ... sector analyst Robin Tsui said the July figure was consistent with a rising trend that started in 2010, as investors bought the precious metal as a hedge against inflation. Demand could rise ...

  2. Mainland gold rush hits record

    Posted May 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Investors bought 90.9 tonnes of the precious metal, more than double the amount last year. Demand in the global market totalled 981 tonnes during the period, an increase of 11 per cent. 'The ... 'There's still room for the price to go up as long as the robust demand shows no sign of decline,' said Cheng. The global demand for gold has been driven by investors, who use the metal ...

  3. Show your true colours

    Posted May 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Jin Peh

    ... wood, fire, earth, metal and water. In the cycle of birth, wood feeds into fire, which forms earth after it burns out. Earth then yields metal in the form of minerals. Metal melts to form water, which nourishes wood. In the cycle of destruction, wood is chopped down by metal, which is melted by fire which is then put out by water. The flow of water is hindered by earth, which ...

  4. Beijing hits back at WTO with metals export quota

    Posted Jul 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Denise Tsang denise.tsang@scmp.com China has announced new export controls on coke and non-ferrous metals in defiance of a recent World Trade Organisation ruling that it was breaching global trade rules on raw materials shipments. The Ministry of Commerce yesterday said new export quota arrangements applied to coke- burned to produce steel- and to non-ferrous metals ...

  5. HKMex aims to boost China's pricing power

    Posted Sep 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... future contracts next month. It will complete its precious metals offerings with platinum and palladium futures by year-end. Contracts in base metals, energy, agricultural products ...

  6. Business - Commodities - CHINA

    Mainland sees slowing growth in iron ore demand as economic woes bite

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by ERIC NG AND BLOOMBERG

    ... of this year, less than a third of the 7.3 per cent growth pace seen last year, as a tightening of credit for property and infrastructure projects saw substantially slower demand for base metals. Each ... US$20 billion worth of planned expansions at its Olympic Dam copper and gold mine in Australia and suspended all other project approvals amid an uncertain demand outlook. Fortescue Metals ...

  7. Best colours for fire and metal

    Posted May 29th 2010, 12:00am by Jin Peh

    ... Jin Peh In designing business cards, take into account colours that represent natural elements- wood, fire, earth, metal and water- of the work that you are engaged in. There are three ... orange, pink or purple. The first group of metal-related careers includes engineering and the manufacture and marketing of metal products. Metal is associated with power and justice, thus ...

  8. Thrash-metal and pop-reggae outfits make final cut for Battle of the Bands China

    Posted Oct 27th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... it was thrash-metallers Qiu Hong (pictured, above left)- now a trio instead of a quintet- who topped all to win the local title. Then on Saturday, Macau's spot in the China finals was settled. In a bit ...

  9. Heavy metal

    Posted Aug 10th 2008, 12:00am by Jin Peh

    ... with Jin Peh Metal objects are commonly recommended by fung shui masters as they are used to reduce the negative earth energies associated with illness and accidents. In the cycle of production, metal is formed from earth, thereby reducing its power. The purer and heavier the metal, the greater its effectiveness in absorbing negative earth energy. While gold and silver would ...

  10. Companies reporting this week

    Posted Sep 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Seng Investments (Hong Kong), Lingbao Gold, Lonking Holdings, Minmetals Land, Hong Kong Building and Loan Agency Final: Core Healthcare Investment Holdings, ePRO Friday Interim: China Precious Metal Resources Holdings, eSun Holdings, Founder Holdings, SEEC Media Group, Wing On Travel (Holdings), Zhongda International Holdings Final: Art Textile Technology International, BIG Media ...




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