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  1. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    ADB sees China meeting 2014 GDP target but cuts view on Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 03:06pm by Victoria Ruan

    ... HK growth rate downgraded as retail weakens The Asian Development Bank slashed the growth forecast for Hong Kong to 2.5 per cent this year from a previous forecast of 3.5 per cent, but expects the mainland will be able to meet this year's growth target, citing the government's ample policy tools. "Hong Kong's retail and tourism is a bit weaker than last year ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1600180/adb-sees-china-meeting-2014-gdp-target-cuts-view-hk
  2. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    China economic growth drops to five-year low of 7.3pc

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 10:54am by Victoria Ruan

    ... cent year-on-year growth in the third quarter, while the slowest since the depths of the global financial crisis in early 2009, was broadly in line with market expectations, cementing the view ... Victoria Ruan in Beijing victoria.ruan@scmp.com Five-year low threatens full-year target as property sector slides further Mainland growth drops to 7.3pc The mainland economy ran at its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1621150/hopes-further-stimulus-chinas-growth-drops-five-year-low-73pc
  3. Property - International - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong investors to turn Cadbury's Birmingham HQ into flats

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 03:18am by JING YANG

    ... brand of chocolates, among others, was said to have been invented. Now a consortium of Hong Kong and Macau investors is investing £16m (HK$199 million) to turn into an apartment complex. Hong Kong-based Headland Developments and Birmingham-based Court Collaboration have formed a joint venture representing the investors to convert the 74,000 sq ft Franklin House in Birmingham into 96 one- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1614086/hong-kong-investors-turn-cadburys-birmingham-hq-flats
  4. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong's GDP growth outlook revised down to 2.2pc

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 04:02am by ELIZABETH CHEUNG

    ... of Hong Kong has downgraded its GDP growth forecast for the city from 3.4 per cent to 2.2 per cent for the year. It comes as consumer confidence continues to fall, with the latest index showing Hong Kong still lagging behind the mainland, Macau and Taiwan. In a report released yesterday, HKU researchers said the economy was expected to grow at a more modest rate due to the low ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1612304/hong-kongs-gdp-growth-outlook-revised-down-22pc
  5. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong urged to bolster trade and logistics sector

    Posted Oct 03rd 2014, 10:56am by JING YANG

    ... trade and logistics industries Hong Kong has been urged to shore up the city's trade and logistics sector, with industry figures taking aim at issues including a lack of land ... cannot be properly channelled under the current [THB] structure with the largely Hong Kong livelihood-centric focus [in public housing and mass transportation]," the committee said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1608745/hong-kong-urged-bolster-trade-and-logistics-sector
  6. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    China trade surplus hits new high, but exports to Hong Kong fall

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 11:22am by Jeanny Yu

    ... but exports to Hong Kong fell unexpectedly. The nation's exports to the city fell 2.1 per cent from a year earlier, compared with 13.3 per cent growth in July. In comparison, shipments to most ... from a year earlier, due to weak domestic orders. The trade surplus hit US$49.8 billion. Economists were divided on the reasons behind the unexpected decline in exports to Hong Kong, which has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1587708/chinas-august-exports-grow-94pc-imports-drop-24pc-slowdown
  7. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Guangdong eyes SOE reform

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 03:58am by Enoch Yiu, Sophie Yu

    ... are not spelled out. This is despite a blueprint issued by provincial authorities last month running to 7,000 words over 14 pages. Notwithstanding the grey areas in the document, the Guangdong initiative ... economically," he said, referring to the reform architect's focus on narrowing the development gap with Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong and South Korea. In addition to Guangdong's target for 70 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1603492/guangdong-eyes-soe-reform
  8. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    China flash HSBC PMI edges up but factory output at 5-month low

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 10:55am by Reuters

    ... cent, data showed this week. Annual economic expansion appears likely to miss the official 7.5 per cent target this year. Yet, analysts are divided over whether authorities will loosen policy ... released. A sagging housing market, sluggish domestic demand and erratic exports have dampened Chinese activity this year. While exports have recently shown signs of picking up, the property market ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1622766/china-flash-hsbc-pmi-edges-factory-output-5-month-low
  9. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Companies optimistic on economy … before Occupy at least: survey

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 03:44am by ALICE WOODHOUSE

    ... Alice Woodhouse alice.woodhouse@scmp.com Firms upbeat … before Occupy at least Hong Kong firms said in a quarterly survey they were more optimistic about their output in the fourth quarter of this year than the third, but the poll may not take into account the effects of Occupy Central. The Quarterly Business Tendency Survey, conducted by the Census and Statistics Department, asked ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1623985/companies-optimistic-economy-occupy-least-survey
  10. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    China has the fiscal means to fight slowdown, says ADB president

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 04:19am by Victoria Ruan

    ... said in Beijing yesterday, while also calling for a "sustainable solution" to protests in Hong Kong. Nakao played down any immediate threat to the city's status as a financial ... a failure to resolve the protests in Hong Kong might hurt its stability, he said: "Of course, if it incurs more confusion and trouble, it would have a negative impact on the Hong Kong economy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1623234/china-has-fiscal-means-fight-slowdown-says-adb-president

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