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  1. 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
  2. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Beijing to consult Hong Kong on its 13th five-year plan

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:14am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang denise.tsang@scmp.com Beijing to consult Hong Kong on 13th five-year plan Beijing wants to start studying "as soon as possible" how Hong Kong can fit into the nation's economic development plan in the five years to 2020. The nation's planning agency, the National Development and Reform Commission, would meet the Hong Kong government on cross-border ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577268/beijing-consult-hong-kong-its-13th-five-year-plan
  3. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong in lukewarm response to European Central Bank rate cut

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 05:37am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... to a 13-month low against the Hong Kong dollar and looks likely to stay there given expectations for a US rate increase early next year. A cheaper currency will be popular with exporters to China ... Benjamin Robertson benjamin.robertson@scmp.com ECB's rate cut draws lukewarm response Hong Kong investors reacted nonchalantly yesterday to the European Central Bank's decision ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1586263/hong-kong-lukewarm-response-european-central-bank-rate-cut
  4. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Forecasts for Hong Kong growth downbeat

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 04:18am by Arthur Chan

    ... Analysts are taking a less-optimistic view of Hong Kong's economic prospects in the second half of this year after the government lowered its forecasts. A disappointing second quarter, from ... said this range was too wide. "[Second-half] economic growth in Hong Kong will at most be 2 per cent, and the annual growth rate will be much lower than 3 per cent," he said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1576268/forecasts-hong-kong-growth-downbeat
  5. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong economy slows as stocks climb, property booms

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 06:20pm by Amy Nip

    ... climb, property booms The Hong Kong government cut its growth target for the year yesterday after a disappointing second-quarter performance as stock and property market indicators reached new ... the "through train" plan to allow mainland people to trade directly in Hong Kong stocks starting in October has fuelled the market, the government has reminded investors of potential abrupt ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1574301/hong-kong-lowers-annual-growth-forecast-after-worst-quarter-2012
  6. News - World - ECONOMY

    World Bank warns of global jobs crisis

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 10:52pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Global jobs crisis, warns World Bank The world is facing a global jobs crisis that is hurting the chances of reigniting economic growth and there is no magic ... to be created worldwide by 2030 just to cope with the expanding population. "There's little doubt there is a global jobs crisis," said the World Bank's senior director for jobs, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1588934/world-bank-warns-global-jobs-crisis
  7. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong retail sales slump by 3.1pc in July as consumers scrimp on luxury

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 05:54pm by Amy Nip

    ... The association maintains an optimistic forecast of 3 per cent sales growth for the full year. The Federation of Hong Kong Hotel Owners also noted the political factor, saying bookings this month had been ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Takings for last month were down 3.1pc on last year as mainland graft drive continued to bite Retail sales still gloomy despite summer holiday The summer holidays ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581472/hong-kong-retail-sales-slump-31pc-july-consumers-scrimp-luxury
  8. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Slide in Hong Kong’s retail sales continues in June with 6.9pc drop

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 11:36pm by Amy Nip

    ... the end of this year. For the first six months as a whole, retail sales decreased 1.3 per cent- the worst first-half performance since 2009, during the global financial crisis. The Hong Kong ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Mainland corruption crackdown blamed for falling demand at Hong Kong's high-end shops Slide in city's retail sales continues with 6.9pc drop The grim ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1563784/slide-citys-retail-sales-continued-june-69pc-drop
  9. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Year-on-year inflation in Hong Kong slowed slightly in June, government reports

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 06:10pm by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Overall consumer prices rose 3.6 per cent year-on-year in June, having risen 3.7 per cent in May Year-on-year inflation in Hong Kong slowed slightly last month, government figures released on Monday showed, down to 3.6 per cent. Overall consumer prices rose 3.6 per cent this June from the same month last year, having risen 3.7 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557006/year-year-inflation-hong-kong-slowed-slightly-june-government-reports
  10. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Weaker mainland China industrial output fuels regional pessimism

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 03:23am by Victoria Ruan

    ... industrial output growth since the global financial crisis, prompting analysts to trim their economic outlook forecasts. Hong Kong's benchmark Hang Seng Index fell 1 per cent, with H shares ... Victoria Ruan in Beijing victoria.ruan@scmp.com Industrial output growth at six-year low, throwing into doubt the annual GDP target of 7.5pc unless Beijing introduces further monetary ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1593498/weaker-mainland-china-industrial-output-fuels-regional-pessimism

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