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  1. Business - China Business - TRADE

    China's rising fruit imports push up demand for refrigerated shipping

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:40am by JING YANG

    ... goods that used to be transported by air are now being shipped by sea freight, slashing transport costs and enabling more affordable prices for consumers. The sea-leg transport cost for a about ...

  2. Business - China Business - TRADE

    Silk Road at sea plan needs open approach to avoid conflicts

    Posted May 16th 2014, 01:05am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Victoria Ruan in Nanning, Guangxi victoria.ruan@scmp.com Maritime version of trade strategy faces obstacles amid South China Sea disputes unless all participants share benefits, warn experts Silk Road at sea plan needs open approach Violent anti-China protests in Vietnam are the latest sign that Beijing must share more of the potential economic riches it eyes in the region ...

  3. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Impasse at WTO seen as boosting appeal of bilateral deals for China

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 12:50am by VICTORIKA RUAN

    ... the South China Sea that could put the effort to boost ties under some uncertainty. China's efforts to forge more free-trade pacts are believed to be its geopolitical response to mega deals ...

  4. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Japan ties won't slow China trade deal, says Australia

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 01:31am by BLOOM

    ... Sea. Abbott's government has concluded deals this year with both Japan and South Korea, which together with China buy more of Australia's iron ore, coal and other exports than ...

  5. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Fast links to mainland speed growth of central Taiwan's hub city

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:29am by Ralph Jennings

    ... Ralph Jennings in Taichung Closer economic ties have helped central Taiwan's biggest city grow at 9pc a year, fuelling a construction boom and sprawling transport systems Air, sea ... to open on July 1 should improve things further. Sea cargo can reach the other side in 3-1/2 hours. Now foreign investors inspired by mainland-Taiwan trade liberalisation and fast logistics want ...

  6. Business - China Business - TRADE

    China's taste for salmon boosts air shipments

    Posted May 24th 2014, 01:52am by BLOOM

    ... in that category, which still lags well behind Brazil and South Korea at similar stages of economic development. China's urban middle class is forecast to grow to more than 75 per cent of the population by 2022, compared with 4 per cent in 2000, according to a June 2013 report by McKinsey. By that time urban consumers will earn between 60,000 yuan (HK$75,400) and 229,000 yuan a year, ...

  7. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Free-trade agreements more to do with politics than goods and services

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 01:14am by DAVID DODWELL

    ... Latin America and Africa without once mentioning the elephant that stares at him across the East China Sea: "We are at the very centre of the Pacific Rim, and a neighbour ...

  8. News - China - TRADE

    Amid a sea of troubles, Canton Fair is still the best show in town

    Posted Apr 16th 2013, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou Mimi.lau@scmp.com Economic uncertainty, geopolitics, bird flu and soaring costs may be on everyone's minds, but the Canton Fair is still the best- for now Fair puts on a brave face as exports totter The spring session of the twi ...

  9. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Obama's pivot to Asia faces setback from fellow Democrat over trans-Pacific trade deal

    Posted Feb 01st 2014, 03:42pm by Associated Press in Washington

    ... disputes. Those tensions have heightened fears of a conflict, as an assertive China stakes its claims to contested islands in the East and South China Seas. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki ...

  10. Business - China Business - TRADE

    'Shanghai zone needs to focus on shipping'

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 10:51am by REN WEI

    ... that was not big enough to ensure its success. About half of the 14 square kilometres is in Lingang New City, which is connected with the Yangshan islands through the 32.5km cross-sea Donghai Bridge. ...




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