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  1. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Japan and the United States face off in crucial trans-Pacific trade negotiations

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 02:03pm by Reuters in Tokyo

    ... Japan and the United States on Wednesday began a round of crucial talks aimed at concluding a trade pact seen as critical to the success of regional negotiations, although officials warned ... was holding up agreement on the TPP, a 12-nation grouping that would stretch from Asia to Latin America. Japanese officials say Washington needs to be more flexible on its side. The United States ...

  2. Business - China Business - ENERGY

    State Grid joins queue to sell assets amid SOE reform push

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 01:07am by RAY CHAN KEIRA HUANG

    ... US$30 billion. State Grid had marked three units for disposal: high-voltage direct-current transmission networks, electric-car charger facilities and pumped-storage hydroelectricity, ... Keira Lu Huang and Ray Chan State Grid joins queue to sell assets in reform push The world's largest utilities company, State Grid Corp of China, has become the latest state ...

  3. Business - Money - REFORM

    After Citic, who’s next among Chinese state firms to take their mega deals to Hong Kong?

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 03:34pm by George Chen, Sandy Li

    ... George Chen and Sandy Li Investors await second state firm to follow in footsteps of Citic's asset shuffle but conflict of interests between city officials may stall reform Market on lookout for next S.O.E. deal Investors are keenly watching for the next state-owned enterprise to follow in the wake of Citic’s ground-breaking restructuring, in which Citic Pacific will mount ...

  4. Business - Money

    Scepticism clouds asset injections by state firms

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 05:27am by Ray Chan

    ... state-owned enterprises could swiftly recapture investors' interest in complex corporate holdings after Citic Group's proposed plan to pump assets into its listed subsidiary in Hong Kong. ... of state-owned enterprises, including Sinopec, raised money from the sale of profitable assets. This is part of President Xi Jinping's ambitious agenda to reform the large bureaucratic ...

  5. Business - China Business - ANALYSIS

    Citic deal sets scene for mainland reform of state firms

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 01:40am by Eric Ng

    ... scene for reform of SOEs Shares in Citic Pacific surged after the company unveiled a plan to buy almost all of its parent's assets not already under the Hong Kong-listed unit, potentially marking a breakthrough for Beijing's deeper reform for state enterprises, but a lack of details on pricing and regulatory issues presents risks for investors. Some analysts are concerned ...

  6. Business - Commodities - EARNINGS

    Sinopec details sale plan of fuel unit

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 01:32am by Eric Ng

    ... plan of fuel unit China Petroleum & Chemical (Sinopec) aims to complete by the third quarter a fund-raising exercise for its fuel marketing operations to help cut debt, fund shale gas ... marketing operation to non-state entities. The decision is seen as an answer to Beijing's call for state firms in monopolistic industries to invite private participation in their operations ...

  7. Business - Economy

    Risk of United States debt default has not stopped China buying Treasuries

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... default, with solid inflows of foreign capital into China's tightly managed capital account pushing up its foreign reserves, the world's largest. That's despite the state ... the second quarter of 2011. This suggests its Treasury holdings have also increased further. The data indicates the State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) has held its holdings stable. US ...

  8. Business - Commodities - EARNINGS

    Profit at power firm Datang dragged down by coal-to-chemicals unit

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 12:58am by Eric Ng

    ... unit of China Datang Group is one of the five state-owned national power generation groups and its coal-to-chemicals operation was a factor in dragging down profits in 2013. Excluding a 241.5 ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Coal-to-chemicals unit drags down Datang profit Datang International Power Generation posted an underlying pre-tax profit growth of 54 per cent for last year, ...

  9. Business - Economy

    Hong Kong Monetary Authority keeps close eye on United States debt crisis

    Posted Oct 12th 2013, 12:00am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... Benjamin Robertson benjamin.robertson@scmp.com HKMA keeps close eye on debt crisis The Hong Kong Monetary Authority says it is closely monitoring the US debt ceiling crisis, while fears about a potential default have sparked the biggest rise in a key meas ...

  10. Business - Companies

    Amazon's mainland unit closes vendor after report of fake cosmetics

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 01:30am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Beijing Amazon closes store on report of fakes The mainland unit of Amazon.com the world's largest e-commerce company, closed a third-party online store after state media reported that fake cosmetics were being sold. The shutdown was in response to customer complaints and the company would immediately close any stores selling fakes, Amazon's mainland unit said ...




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