CRE in personal products venture

Red chip China Resources Enterprise (CRE) is poised to widen its exposure to the growing mainland consumer market with a new personal care products venture.

Friday, 11 July, 1997, 12:00am

Western legacy still looms large

Shining eerily through the mist are the red-tiled roofs of European-style houses dotting the green shoreline of Qingdao, a port city in eastern Shandong province, which is best known for its Tsingtao beer.

The city's Western heritage, a legacy of its status as a German occupied territory for 17 years from 1897, has transformed the port city into a travel destination.

10 Jul 1997 - 12:00am

Dalian oil wharf opens

China's largest wharf for handling processed oil has started operations at Dalian.

The wharf can export 3.85 million tonnes of processed oil and 120,000 tonnes of liquefied petroleum gas a year and import 17,000 tonnes of methanol a year.

9 May 1997 - 12:00am

Dalian oil wharf opens

China's largest wharf for handling processed oil started formal operation last month in Dalian, Liaoning province.

Officials yesterday said the wharf could export 3.85 million tonnes of processed oil and 120,000 tonnes of liquefied petroleum gas a year and import 17,000 tonnes of methanol a year.

6 May 1997 - 12:00am

US recovery lifts High Fashion

Silk garments producer High Fashion International has forecast profits to grow 20 per cent this year following two consecutive years of losses.

The company said the recovery in the United States economy and the expansion of its private label business helped it reverse an $18 million loss in 1995 to generate a net profit of $11.5 million last year.

27 Mar 1997 - 12:00am

China builds largest shipyard in Dalian

China has built its largest shipyard with a capacity of 300,000 tonnes in Dalian, a mainland newspaper says.

The shipyard was 365 metres long, 80 metres wide and 12.7 metres deep, Shanghai's Business News said, adding that the yard was equipped with a 900-tonne hoist, the biggest in Asia. It gave no further details.

21 Mar 1997 - 12:00am

Building import controls hit Arnhold's mainland returns

Tighter controls by China on imports of building materials are expected to have caused a fall of 10 per cent in the contribution to turnover from Arnhold Holdings' China business last year.

10 Mar 1997 - 12:00am

Top Form in Dalian sale

Top Form International has struck an agreement to sell its 17.5 per cent interest in Dalian New World Plaza International to New World Development Co.

28 Feb 1997 - 12:00am

Conditions made to order as 'G'Net races into the clear

Japanese entry 'G'Net won two out of the three races yesterday to maintain its overall lead in the IMS class of the 1996 Corum Cup off Shelter Cove.

'G'Net, with a mostly New Zealand crew on board, won races five and six and finished third in race seven behind Hong Kong's X-Rated and American entry, Falcon of Dalian.

22 Oct 1996 - 12:00am

Maritime chief vows to boost resources management

The mainland will strengthen management of its marine resources and speed up studies of proposals on the demarcation of maritime space with its neighbours, a senior official said.

23 Sep 1996 - 12:00am

Dalian seeks US$600m for joint ventures

The city of Dalian in northeastern China aims to raise US$500 million to $600 million by offering foreign investors an interest in more than 200 potential joint ventures involved in computers, chemicals, food and infrastructure.

Vice-director of the city's economic committee, Zhang Jixian , said about 50 state-owned enterprises were involved in the projects.

14 Aug 1996 - 12:00am

Statisticians see the light

DO you know how many street lights there are across China? Or how many pedestrian flyovers in the whole of the Middle Kingdom? Don't be ashamed if you don't have the answers because not even the Chinese Government knows - at least it didn't until the Ministry of Construction and the State Statistics Bureau commissioned a national census about a year ago.

4 Aug 1996 - 12:00am

Network gets thumbs up

Vice-mayors from 25 cities in northeastern China and Inner Mongolia have agreed to establish a transport network to link warehouses, transport hubs and ports in the region.

Xinhua (the New China News Agency) said the vice-mayors met in the port city of Dalian to put new life into the economy of northeast China and the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.

11 Jul 1996 - 12:00am

Dalian seeks role as leading northeast deep-water port

Authorities in the northeast city of Dalian plan to transform Dayao Bay, a natural deep-water harbour, into a massive container complex like Kwai Chung in Hong Kong and Tanjong Pagar-Keppel in Singapore.

Dalian authorities will keep all future container terminal development in the bay, which is about 50 kilometres from the city by road, and about 15 nautical miles by sea.

13 Jun 1996 - 12:00am

Dalian signs up port venture

A Singapore consortium led by the Port of Singapore Authority has embarked on its first port joint venture in Dalian, which will cost four billion yuan (about HK$3.68 billion) when completed.

The joint venture company, Dalian Container Terminal Co, will own, develop, manage and operate three container berths in Dalian's Dayaowan Container Terminal.

19 Apr 1996 - 12:00am