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Anti-dumping measures

Business Digest, February 28, 2013

China's gross domestic product will grow at an annualised rate of about 8 per cent in the first quarter of this year, while the consumer price index will rise an annualised 2.6 per cent, the China Securities News said, quoting the State Information Centre, a leading government think tank. 

Thursday, 28 February, 2013, 5:02am

Firms caught smuggling Chinese honey into US

Call it a case of honey laundering.US officials said they had mounted a sting operation against two major firms illegally importing honey from China and selling it on the US market, avoiding a massive US$180 million in anti-dumping duties.

22 Feb 2013 - 3:46am

EU punishes China for selling cheap fittings

The European Union imposed tariffs of up to 67.8 per cent on pipe fittings and ceramic tableware from China, the latest evidence of the Chinese threat to higher-cost EU producers. Thailand was also affected.

16 Nov 2012 - 2:47am

Business Digest, October 30, 2012

Nearly 99pc of Hontex investors take buyback

30 Oct 2012 - 4:26am

Japan on course to replace China as top US creditor

China is poised to lose its place as the United States' biggest creditor for the first time since the height of the financial crisis, blunting one of Mitt Romney's favoured attacks in the presidential campaign.

Chinese holdings of treasuries rose 0.15 per cent this year to US$1.15 trillion at the end of August, the latest government data shows.

17 Oct 2012 - 2:22am

Air of mistrust engulfs Chinese firms in US after report on Huawei and ZTE

More Chinese companies could encounter a new climate of mistrust in the United States after a congressional investigation found that telecommunications equipment makers Huawei Technologies and ZTE pose security threats.

10 Oct 2012 - 4:23am