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  1. Business - Money - TRADE

    Shipping stocks rally in Hong Kong as Baltic Dry Index surges

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 05:45am by JING YANG

    ... Jing Yang jing.yang@scmp.com Freight surge buoys shipping shares An overnight surge in the dry commodity freight market in London sent Hong Kong shipping stocks soaring yesterday, ... at 1,090 points at the close of the London market on Tuesday, the highest in a month. The rebound triggered an industrywide rally in Hong Kong shipping stocks, with the biggest gain recorded ...

  2. Business - Economy - TRADE

    East India Co first firm 'too big to fail'

    Posted Mar 14th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... extraordinary rise and fall have uncanny parallels with the stock-market bubbles and government bailouts that have shaken the economy over the past decade. And little wonder: at the heart ... goods: first spices, then textiles and tea. Along the way, it became an early model for today's joint-stock corporation and pioneered new management techniques for long- distance supply ...

  3. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Japan faces record run of deficits

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 02:05pm by Reuters

    ... agenda has disappointed, unlike his radical monetary easing and fiscal stimulus, which have buoyed the stock market and business mood. Persistent trade shortfalls are expected to swing ... but the currency's retreat failed to reverse the trend as the desire to move closer to faster growing markets, tariffs, lower taxes and labour costs all played a role. A Cabinet Office survey ...

  4. News - Asia - TRADE

    India wins US support for massive food stockpiling scheme

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 10:55pm by Reuters

    ... and distribution scheme from any challenge under WTO disputes procedures. Without the clause, India could have been vulnerable to attack by trade partners over exports of any surplus grain stocks ... bright spots in a flagging global economy and Modi was vindicated in his conviction that its promising market for cars, mobile phones and medicines would not be cut adrift. "This is a huge ...

  5. Business - Economy - TRADE

    China not a currency manipulator, US says

    Posted Nov 28th 2012, 08:02am by Bloomberg

    ... and allowing some foreign institutional investors access to the country’s stock and bond markets. “China’s overall trade deficit has come down while the renminbi has appreciated and is trading in both ... substantially reduced the level of official intervention in exchange markets since the third quarter of last year”, the Treasury said in a statement accompanying its semi- annual currency report ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TRADE

    New electronic customs tool helps wine flow across mainland border

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 04:05am by Amy Nip

    ... and prices of the wines they are exporting and upload the receipts as proof of sale. After receiving electronic approval within 10 days, the exporters can send their stocks to designated mainland ... secretary for commerce and economic development. "If the traders have submitted their information in advance and gained approval, they must see their stocks cleared at the border." The new ...

  7. Business - Economy - TRADE

    South Korean current account surplus surges to new record in April

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

    ... by the central bank found it had fallen to an eight-month low. An economic slowdown in China, South Korea's biggest export market, and an uneven recovery in the global economy have largely cooled ... the recovery. The robust current account surplus is expected to lend further support to the Korean won, which is up 3.3 per cent against the US dollar this year. The authorities intervened in the market ...

  8. Business - Companies - TRADE

    Japanese firms complain of tougher Chinese customs inspection

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 04:12pm by AFP

    ... from flat-screen televisions to lasers and hybrid cars. China controls more than 95 percent of the global rare-earths market. “Compared to 2010, when all Japanese products were targeted, ... industry Friday, with former flag carrier Japan Airlines (JAL) seeing its recently relisted stocks plunge on the Tokyo bourse after it announced it was slashing services to China. The stock closed ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - TRADE

    Xi's crackdown on cadres sees Hong Kong wine sales sour

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... customers a name card in the toilet, not in the open. It's like going underground to do business," Chan said. With the slump in demand, some traders are selling off their stocks ... on European wine imports following the European Union's decision to slap tariffs on imports of Chinese solar panels. Some mainland importers were reported to have stocked up before a decision ...

  10. News - World - TRADE

    Romania selling 500,000 cattle and three million pigs to China

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 05:30am by AFP

    ... by declining demand on the local market and in parts of Europe, Romanian farmers say China's growing meat needs may help them out of the hole. Chinese officials last week signed two agreements ... to expand by using more European Union funds," he said. Agriculture minister Daniel Constantin said Romania's cattle stock had dropped sharply from 2.8 million in 2001 to 1.2 million ...




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