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  1. Geography is no bar to the Yangtze River Delta

    Posted Mar 12th 2004, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... of the expansion of the Yangtze River Delta area. An increasing number of cities are lobbying to be designated as part of the booming region, even though some are hundreds of kilometres away from the river itself, according to reports in state media. Jinhua city, in the middle of Zhejiang province, is the latest to win entry to the coveted group, joining 16 other members of the Yangtze River Delta ...

  2. Yangtze delta to make up 20pc of GDP

    Posted Nov 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter in Shanghai Officials in the powerhouse region seek help removing obstacles to more growth The Yangtze River Delta region is expected to account for more than 20 per cent ... reported yesterday. The government counts 16 cities as comprising the Yangtze River Delta region. Last year the region's GDP reached about 2.3 trillion yuan, accounting for 19.5 per cent ...

  3. Pearl River Delta sales boost China Vanke earnings

    Posted Aug 28th 2007, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... surged 66.51 per cent to 11.09 billion yuan. No interim dividend was declared. The group, which has property developments and investments in more than 20 cities, said the Pearl River Delta was the biggest profit contributor at 1.54 billion yuan. The rest came from the Yangtze River Delta, contributing 240 million yuan, and the Bohai Rim region, with 79 million yuan. China Vanke, which has ...

  4. Pearl River Delta regains lustre for inward investors

    Posted May 08th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the Pearl River Delta region, officials say, despite predictions their investment horizons would continue expanding northwards. With the Yangtze River Delta luring more Hong Kong investors last ... Kong student population at Jinan University attests to the city's increasing integration with the Pearl River Delta. From 500 two years ago, numbers have swollen to more than 2,000 as Hong ...

  5. opportunities seen in delta

    Posted Mar 18th 2005, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Lilian Goh Nearly 80 per cent of local youth believe that Yangtze River Delta region provides good opportunities for Hong Kong job seekers, according to a poll. The study, conducted by the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups in December, surveyed 544 people aged between 15 and 34. About 63 per cent of respondents believe that the Yangtze River Delta has a high demand ...

  6. Rethink urged for Yangtze economy

    Posted Oct 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Woo Delta region should support SMEs and value-added businesses, a forum hears The Yangtze River Delta region needs to upgrade its industries and provide greater support to small ... of the industrialisation process, in the future the Yangtze River Delta region must shift its focus from labour- intensive industries to higher-value-added industries which rely more on capital ...

  7. Pearl River sector looks to neighbour

    Posted Jul 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Chow Chung Yan

    ... increasingly intense competition from other booming coastal regions, particularly from the Yangtze River Delta. A relatively late-starter, the Yangtze region, with Shanghai as its centre, has overtaken ... total foreign trade. The booming manufacturing has provided a solid base for its logistics industry to develop. Sitting at the end of China's largest and longest river, the Yangtze delta ...

  8. Delta face-off

    Posted Sep 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... but, over the past three years, the Yangtze River Delta has surpassed it to become the biggest exporter and magnet for foreign investment in China. Last year the Yangtze delta overtook ... and robberies of Taiwan people in Guangdong, fuelling a sense among Taiwanese businesspeople that the Pearl River delta is less safe. But the Yangtze delta also has challenges. Several ...

  9. Look south, Pearl delta is told

    Posted Feb 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the 'Report on the Development of China's Regional Economies from 2004 to 2005'. The Yangtze River Delta, centred on Shanghai, is the frontrunner to become the economy's powerhouse, ... Shi Ting The slowing of foreign direct investment in the Pearl River Delta and its technological backwardness means it will lose out to the mainland's two other leading economic zones ...

  10. US group joins Yangtze venture

    Posted Apr 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and logistics and transport companies operating in Shanghai and other areas of the Yangtze River Delta, according to the agreement. The BAC's members are senior business managers from the top 250 ... of Yangtze (Yangtze Council). BAC China division head Richard Kramlich said it was the first time the organisation had given financial support to a joint effort with another region. Most ...




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