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  1. Business - Economy - MR. SHANGKONG

    Have free trade zones become a victim of power struggle in China?

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 04:23am by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com Premier's vision for Shanghai to lead the next round of economic reform in the country appears to have fallen foul of power politics Have trade zones ... of economic reforms. When Xinhua reported last week that Beijing had agreed in principle to approve 12 free-trade zones, responses among many foreign investors ranged from surprise and confusion ...

  2. Business - China Business - ECONOMY

    12 new free-trade zones to follow in Shanghai's footsteps

    Posted Jan 23rd 2014, 01:40am by George Chen; Denise Tsang; Daniel Ren

    ... giving the special status to Shanghai. The 12 would include Guangdong, which has been lobbying the central government by highlighting its economic ties with Hong Kong, and Tianjin, Xinhua cited an official source as telling its subsidiary the Economic Information Daily. It did not name the remaining 10. A government source said last night that senior officials from the central government had ...

  3. News - China - ECONOMY

    Guangdong leaders fear they will lose economic pole position to Jiangsu

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... Eclipse A sense of urgency looms large among senior Guangdong leaders who are worried that the economic powerhouse may lose its top spot in terms of total economic output by as early as 2015, ... Daily. "What will Guangdong people think of the new government if we lose our edge to Jiangsu?" he added. Xu Shaohua, another deputy governor, said that sticking to economic development ...

  4. News - China

    Guangdong vows not to loosen rules on environment in pursuit of growth

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... environmental watchdog has pledged that it will not loosen green regulations in pursuing a new round of economic growth, but some experts have expressed concern about the feasibility ... Guangdong putting economic development as a priority, to secure its top spot in terms of total economic output, we must have innovative mechanisms and measurements to protect the environment," ...

  5. News - China - POLITICS

    Guangdong to double incomes 2 years ahead of schedule, governor says

    Posted Jan 26th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Province will double incomes by 2018, ahead of schedule, governor tells congress, while also predicting annual economic growth will be 8pc Guangdong chief vows pay ... congress yesterday. Southern China's economic powerhouse was also eyeing economic growth rates of 8 per cent for the next five years, Zhu said in the government work report. He also vowed ...

  6. News - China

    Propaganda chief proud of Guangdong's recent development

    Posted Nov 08th 2012, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... mouthpiece, said Li greeted the 69 Guangdong delegates in Cantonese on Tuesday. He also praised the province's recent economic and social development, saying it "made him very proud". Li urged the province to strengthen innovation and make full use of the advantages offered by its open door. He said innovation would be a critical part of its economic transformation ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Guangdong is positioned to lead the next phase of China's quality growth

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 12:00am by WINSTON MOK

    ... both advocated sweeping changes. While discussing China's slowing economic growth, Zhang said recently that quality growth is more important than growth in size. Wang had pushed for radical economic restructuring for Guangdong to sustain growth in a higher-cost environment, proposing a plan to "empty the cage and let the right birds in". Further, the province's ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - TRADE

    Cross-border trade essential to HK growth, governor says

    Posted Oct 11th 2012, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... says Guangdong Governor Zhu Xiaodan has urged Hongkongers to consider how economic reform on the mainland has affected the city's development. Responding to growing anti-mainland sentiment ... district which describes it as a new national strategic development zone to transform the delta region and deepen cross-border collaboration. The nation's 12th five-year plan sees Nansha, ...

  9. Guangdong free-trade zone plans criticised

    Posted May 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... planning, economic policies and social management, The Southern Metropolis News reported yesterday. Officials from the three zones will also meet three times a year in joint conferences to discuss important issues, the newspaper said. Professor Zuo Liancun, who teaches at the Guangdong University of Foreign Studies and specialises in Guangdong's economic co-operation with Hong Kong ...

  10. Expand Shenzhen, experts say

    Posted Dec 01st 2003, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung Shenzhen should expand to better complement Hong Kong, a leading think-tank in Guangdong has proposed. The special economic zone should expand its land area as well as its area ... special economic zone, while the minimal approach is to merge Shenzhen with several towns in Dongguan and Huizhou. 'Shenzhen should serve as an economic hinterland which helps maintain ...




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