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Pharmaceutical Industry in China

Pressure on local cadres to combat counterfeit goods

The central government has pledged to combat fake and shoddy products by monitoring local governments' efforts to counteract them as part of their annual achievement appraisals.

Monday, 9 April, 2012, 12:00am

Venturing capitalists

'Business is good in Dubai,' says Fei Zhen Xu, in the back of her Porsche Cayenne, as it roars through the streets of the emirate, weaving around the bases of skyscrapers.

5 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Recognition for innovation and drive

ZHOU HAIJIANG Consumer Products

Hongdou Group has become a multinational and one of the top 500 Chinese enterprises.

8 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Four investors prescribe US$550m for drug company

Shanghai Pharmaceuticals, China's second-biggest distributor of pharmaceutical products, has secured US$550 million from four cornerstone investors for its Hong Kong public offering this month, according to a person familiar with the matter.

3 May 2011 - 12:00am

Trillion-dollar China deals bypass us, say foreign firms

European companies are barred from much of the estimated US$1 trillion public procurement market on the mainland due to poor implementation of regulations, the Beijing-based European Union Chamber of Commerce in China said yesterday.

It called for information to be released more freely and a fairer bidding process.

21 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Company profile - Shanghai Industrial

The principal activities at Shanghai Industrial Holdings include developing infrastructure facilities, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing and distributing consumer products, and providing information technology.

2 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

EU reaches out for stronger safety standards

What exactly goes into the ink inside the pen you write with? What are the components of the glue used in making the furniture you sit on? Are there any toxic chemicals used in dying the fabric of the jacket you wear?

10 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Profile of Richard Ivey EMBA graduation class of 2007

Ages ranged from 29 to 53 with the average around 35

25 per cent of the class were women

Among various nationalities, there were students from China, France, Germany, Iran and Japan

The sectors represented included marine insurance, telecommunications, logistics, education, infrastructure consulting, airline catering, hotels and pharmaceuticals

8 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Change on the agenda for this general manager role

A United States-based multinational consulting firm for industrial manufacturing clients in oil, gas, chemical, food processing and pharmaceuticals, is shopping for a general manager for Asia as it expands in the areas of change management and organisational development.

1 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Breaking point

Behind shoddy mainland exports are foreign buyers who insist on the cheapest goods, writes Jonathan Holburt

29 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

SFDA warns against online drugs retailers

Online shoppers have reason to question the safety of pharmaceuticals bought from mainland-based internet drug vendors, given that just four websites are authorised. State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) spokeswoman Yan Jiangying named the accredited pharmacies amid rising controversy about drugs safety.

9 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Extra crew for China

International maritime services giant is bumping up its manpower in and around regional ports

Norwegian company Barwil Unitor Ships Service has its sights firmly set on the mainland to expand its presence in the region.

A merger in 2005 between Barwil and Unitor has resulted in the world's biggest maritime services network.

7 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Hi-tech zone helps propel city's economic expansion

The Chengdu Hi-Tech Zone is the most successful special economic zone in western China and a symbol of the city's drive towards a globalised economy.

4 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

IDS to bolster ties with Li & Fung as earnings rise 25pc

Integrated Distribution Services Group (IDS), the logistics and manufacturing arm of the Li & Fung Group, will start handling more distribution work for its export sourcing sister company this year.

21 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

President in for a politically charged trip

President Hu Jintao leaves next week for his first official visit to the US as head of state since taking the helm in 2003.

Once all the diplomatic niceties about how many shots will be fired on the White House lawn have been settled, there will be a lot to talk about with President George W. Bush.

14 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

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