Eric Ng

Eric joined the Post in 1998 after brief stints in a trading company and translation and editing roles at Dow Jones and Edinburgh Financial Publishing. He has close to 20 years of experience covering China's energy, mining and industrial materials sectors, and has recently added biotechnology to his coverage. Eric has a Masters of Business Administration degree.
Eric Ng
Eric joined the Post in 1998 after brief stints in a trading company and translation and editing roles at Dow Jones and Edinburgh Financial Publishing. He has close to 20 years of experience covering China's energy, mining and industrial materials sectors, and has recently added biotechnology to his coverage. Eric has a Masters of Business Administration degree.

Latest from Eric Ng

Crop technology firm Syngenta helping China enhance food security with goal to grow after acquisition by ChemChina
  • Acquired by state-backed ChemChina in 2017, Syngenta aims to quadruple its market share in mainland China over five years, says its chief financial officer.
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Crop technology firm Syngenta helping China enhance food security with goal to grow after acquisition by ChemChina
  • Acquired by state-backed ChemChina in 2017, Syngenta aims to quadruple its market share in mainland China over five years, says its chief financial officer.
China begins to embrace global sustainable investment trend, but big names still missing, says China chief of UN-backed body

Lack of asset owners ‘leaves a major gap to be filled,’ says China’s leader of the drive to include environmental, social and governance performance in investment decisions.

17 Feb 2019 - 10:45PM
China begins to embrace global sustainable investment trend, but big names still missing, says China chief of UN-backed body

Lack of asset owners ‘leaves a major gap to be filled,’ says China’s leader of the drive to include environmental, social and governance performance in investment decisions.

Encourage Hong Kong employees to raise voluntary MPF contributions with tax incentives, says advisory body

Proposal suggests increasing tax-deductible income from 5 per cent to 15 per cent to help plug gap between contributions and retirement needs.

15 Feb 2019 - 7:10AM
Encourage Hong Kong employees to raise voluntary MPF contributions with tax incentives, says advisory body

Proposal suggests increasing tax-deductible income from 5 per cent to 15 per cent to help plug gap between contributions and retirement needs.

Russian gas exports will spark ‘explosive’ growth in underserved northeast, says China’s largest distributor
Tariff hikes won’t affect US, which is poised for longest period of economic growth since 1785, says Indosuez economist

The US is poised to see its longest period of economic growth since 1785, if there is no recession through July this year, according to Marie Owens Thomsen, global head of investment intelligence at Indosuez Wealth Management, the private banking arm of Credit Agricole Group.

12 Feb 2019 - 10:56PM
Tariff hikes won’t affect US, which is poised for longest period of economic growth since 1785, says Indosuez economist

The US is poised to see its longest period of economic growth since 1785, if there is no recession through July this year, according to Marie Owens Thomsen, global head of investment intelligence at Indosuez Wealth Management, the private banking arm of Credit Agricole Group.

Will trimmed subsidy roll back knock the wind out of Taiwan’s offshore turbine sector?
  • Taiwan is still the most attractive market in Asia for western developers, but they will give Japan and China a harder look, says consultant.
12 Feb 2019 - 10:15PM
Will trimmed subsidy roll back knock the wind out of Taiwan’s offshore turbine sector?
  • Taiwan is still the most attractive market in Asia for western developers, but they will give Japan and China a harder look, says consultant.
Why these two Russian metal stocks are forging their way back into Hong Kong investors’ hearts
Guangzhou offers lots of carrots to win over international biotech players in race to catch up with Beijing and Shanghai

GE Healthcare of the US and Lonza of Switzerland are among international biotech companies seeing lots of potential for operations in huge Sino-Singapore Knowledge City.

11 Feb 2019 - 11:28AM
Guangzhou offers lots of carrots to win over international biotech players in race to catch up with  Beijing and Shanghai

GE Healthcare of the US and Lonza of Switzerland are among international biotech companies seeing lots of potential for operations in huge Sino-Singapore Knowledge City.

A successful US-China trade deal would boost copper, aluminium prices, analysts say

The two biggest risks to the world’s metals and mining industries are China’s slowdown and the trade war, many surveyed executives said.

4 Feb 2019 - 10:30AM
A successful US-China trade deal would boost copper, aluminium prices, analysts say

The two biggest risks to the world’s metals and mining industries are China’s slowdown and the trade war, many surveyed executives said.

Will China lose its tech mojo as venture capital for innovative start-ups gets harder to come by?

Polarised investment market threatens to undermine entrepreneurship and innovation.

3 Feb 2019 - 11:11AM
Will China lose its tech mojo as venture capital for innovative start-ups gets harder to come by?

Polarised investment market threatens to undermine entrepreneurship and innovation.

Rare boardroom spat draws spotlight on corporate governance at Hong Kong-listed company

Shares in China Traditional Chinese Medicine Holdings fell sharply on Monday after resignation of independent non-executive director

29 Jan 2019 - 8:04AM
Rare boardroom spat draws spotlight on corporate governance at Hong Kong-listed company

Shares in China Traditional Chinese Medicine Holdings fell sharply on Monday after resignation of independent non-executive director

Online health care platform injects hope into generic drug makers squeezed by China’s pricing reform
Potential white knight waiting in the wings as private sector bond defaulter struggles to restructure debt
China Singyes plunges, highlighting cash flow woes of China’s private companies and solar industry

Trading of China Singyes resumes after three-month suspension that prevented investors from selling on its earlier debt-default news.

23 Jan 2019 - 10:59PM
China Singyes plunges, highlighting cash flow woes of China’s private companies and solar industry

Trading of China Singyes resumes after three-month suspension that prevented investors from selling on its earlier debt-default news.

Meet Wuxi Biologics, the contract drugs maker that believes it can help cure China’s scandal-hit vaccine market

Wuxi Biologics is in talks with three separate vaccine developers to manufacture their products in China

22 Jan 2019 - 10:37PM
Meet Wuxi Biologics, the contract drugs maker that believes it can help cure China’s scandal-hit vaccine market

Wuxi Biologics is in talks with three separate vaccine developers to manufacture their products in China

China pharma must swallow that jagged little pill called R&D as government slashes profit margins of generic drugs

Beijing wants cheaper, better drugs. That’s pressuring drug makers to innovate as generics become more competitive.

19 Jan 2019 - 12:40PM
China pharma must swallow that jagged little pill called R&D as government slashes profit margins of generic drugs

Beijing wants cheaper, better drugs. That’s pressuring drug makers to innovate as generics become more competitive.

Hong Kong highlights its role as a green bond hub for mainland firms
Can premature ejaculation spray rescue the sagging fortune of this Hong Kong firm and improve the sex lives of Asian men?

Mining-turned-health care firm is banking on the prescription-only spray to boost its bottom line

15 Jan 2019 - 10:36AM
Can premature ejaculation spray rescue the sagging fortune of this Hong Kong firm and improve the sex lives of Asian men?

Mining-turned-health care firm is banking on the prescription-only spray to boost its bottom line

Chinese firms out in force at world’s biggest health care meet, even as country’s tech companies cool on US

About 38 Chinese companies have flocked to this year’s JPMorgan Healthcare Conference, the industry’s largest investment symposium, defying a steep slump in stock valuations in the sector and wider economic and political worries.

10 Jan 2019 - 9:30PM
Chinese firms out in force at world’s biggest health care meet, even as country’s tech companies cool on US

About 38 Chinese companies have flocked to this year’s JPMorgan Healthcare Conference, the industry’s largest investment symposium, defying a steep slump in stock valuations in the sector and wider economic and political worries.

Bacteria for piglets and Chinese infants spur Li Ka-shing’s gut instinct to put his money behind this US biomedical firm

Trial to improve gut health of piglets will be launched in China. In addition, as part of eventual marketing plan for China, bacteria-boosting product will be given to babies at Queen Mary Hospital in Hong Kong.

9 Jan 2019 - 9:45PM
Bacteria for piglets and Chinese infants spur Li Ka-shing’s gut instinct to put his money behind this US biomedical firm

Trial to improve gut health of piglets will be launched in China. In addition, as part of eventual marketing plan for China, bacteria-boosting product will be given to babies at Queen Mary Hospital in Hong Kong.

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