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  1. News - China - MIDDLE EAST

    Yinchuan, Ningxia, to host China-Arab States Economic and Trade Forum

    Posted Aug 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing cary.huang@scmp.com Despite the turmoil, nation's trade with region hits US$111.8b in first half, and analysts say Beijing is exploring further potential for economic co-operation Sino-Arab forum seen as chance to boost business Trade between China and the Arab world grew 22 per cent in the first half of the year, despite political turmoil ...

  2. Scrapping of tariffs unlikely to upset ties with US, EU

    Posted May 31st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... textile issues, China does not have the power to retaliate because it is mainly a supplier,' he said, adding that differences between China and its two main trading partners should not be exaggerated because textiles were just a part of their trade relations. Professor Jin explained that huge domestic pressure from the textile industry was the key reason behind Beijing's decision ...

  3. HK food trade adapts to survive

    Posted Mar 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com The impact of the nuclear reactor meltdown in Fukushima triggered by the tsunami last March was felt far and wide. Hong Kong's restaurant trade will never ... and Related Trades. They've had to make changes, though, to reassure diners the food they are serving is safe. That's had a big impact on their suppliers. Takehisa Nagatani of Daikichi ...

  4. Wine, tech and yuan trade to underpin FDI flows into HK

    Posted Jan 20th 2011, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Wine-related businesses, information technology and the growing yuan trading and settlement market will continue to underpin foreign direct investment (FDI) in the SAR, according ... been the number two FDI destination in Asia after China as of 2009, according to United Nations Conference on Trade and Development figures for 2009, the most recent year for which Unctad ...

  5. Boost to trade with Portuguese-speaking countries unveiled

    Posted Nov 14th 2010, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... with Taiwan, is the only Portuguese-speaking state which did not attend the Third Ministerial Conference on the Forum for Economic and Trade Co-operation between China and Portuguese-speaking ... of the push: 'It highlights that Beijing wants to broaden the basis of its international trade, adjusting its reliance on trade with the developed nations, after the financial crisis. ...

  6. Trade and cultural ties expanding

    Posted Oct 28th 2010, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... people. Jaroslav Kanturek, Consul General of the Czech Republic in Hong Kong and Macau, says trade and cultural ties between the Czech Republic and Hong Kong continue to grow. 'Excellent ... and reciprocal visits by trade delegations ensure trade potential for both economies remains encouraging. For example, Czech Invest, the Czech agency for investment support, has operated an office ...

  7. Chicken traders must see writing on the wall

    Posted Jul 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... After dithering for years, health officials have finally taken a decisive step to shut down the live-poultry trade. Food and health chief York Chow Yat-ngok yesterday announced ... to confront it is to end the trade swiftly. However, hundreds of jobs and a way of life are coming to an end. Understandably, the government needs to balance the health interests of the public ...

  8. Talks begin on semi-free trade agreement

    Posted Jan 27th 2010, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung Taiwan and the mainland have started much-anticipated talks in Beijing on a semi-free trade agreement that the island is hoping to sign in May. Thirteen Taiwanese delegates ... to seal the deal with the mainland before South Korea and Japan- its key competitors on the mainland- join the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in forming a free trade bloc with Beijing ...

  9. 1.9b yuan to boost Guangdong trade

    Posted Jan 21st 2009, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang Guangdong has earmarked 1.9 billion yuan (HK$2.16 billion) in cash to boost foreign trade this year, the growth-challenged province's Department of Foreign Trade ... to upgrade. The other, a 900 million yuan fund, would be used to improve the structure of imports and exports. The move is aimed at keeping the province's trade expanding after growth in total ...

  10. Pirates turn ancient trade into model modern business

    Posted Oct 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the ancient trade of piracy, he is not exaggerating. As shipping firms across the region know to their cost, the pirates are proving to be a menace as cunning as they are successful. Some 40 ... the potential rewards are enormous- at least in a Somali context.' The revenues also provide tools of the trade- state-of-the-art global positioning systems, radars and, of course, the automatic ...




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