Indonesia's finance ministry signs MOU to join China-backed bank - Reuters

THE BUSINESS TIMESIndonesia's finance ministry signs MOU to join China-backed bankReutersIndonesian Finance Minister Bambang Brodjonegoro on Tuesday signed the MOU with Chinese Ambassador to Indonesia Xie Feng in attendance, said the statement, which included a picture of the ceremony. "Indonesia highly appreciates the proposal of the ...Indonesia Formally Pledges to Join China-Sponsored Regional BankNew York TimesIndonesia's finance ministry signs MOU to join China-backed Asian bankTHE BUSINESS TIMESIndonesia joins China-led regional bankYonhap NewsThe Diplomatall 25 news articles »

China's commercial banks inch towards carbon financing - THE BUSINESS TIMES

Forum:Blog - The World Economic Forum (blog)China's commercial banks inch towards carbon financingTHE BUSINESS TIMES[BEIJING] Chinese commercial banks are moving into the country's fledgling carbon markets, competing to deliver new financial products in order to help industrial clients hedge carbon trading risks and finance new investment in cutting carbon emissions.How can China rebalance its financial system?Forum:Blog - The World Economic Forum (blog)Banking tricks blunt China's drive to increase lendingYahoo Finance UKChina's deposit insurance set for 2015Shanghai Daily (subscription)South China Morning Post (subscription)all 118 news articles »

Does China view the US as a failing economic power? - Yahoo Finance (blog)

AsiaOneDoes China view the US as a failing economic power?Yahoo Finance (blog)President Barack Obama's three-day trip to China earlier this month, his second as president, proved to be ultimately successful. Sessions with Chinese President Xi Jinping resulted in agreements on limiting carbon emissions -- a huge accomplishment ...China's aspiring global leadershipCourier Mailall 54 news articles »

China's finance ministry dim sum bond offers low risk appeal - South China Morning Post (subscription)

South China Morning Post (subscription)China's finance ministry dim sum bond offers low risk appealSouth China Morning Post (subscription)The Ministry of Finance's latest dim sum bond is seen as likely to appeal to retail investors in Hong Kong despite its yield being less than that of time deposits offered by banks. The ministry started selling 3 billion yuan (HK$3.78 billion) of two ...Enthusiasm for China trading link fades furtherHerald SunCapital flows in as Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect launchedWantChinaTimesall 428 news articles »

China Home Buyers Rushing Online to Finance Down Payments - Bloomberg

BloombergChina Home Buyers Rushing Online to Finance Down PaymentsBloombergThen property agency E-House China Holdings Ltd. offered the couple a 280,000 yuan ($45,546) one-year bridge loan at zero interest. The loan came from online investors through E-House's Internet finance website. It covered about half the down payment ...and more »

Incadea Wins USD20 Million Multi-Year Contract With Bosch China - London South East

Incadea Wins USD20 Million Multi-Year Contract With Bosch ChinaLondon South EastLONDON (Alliance News) - Incadea PLC on Friday said it has won a multi-year agreement with Bosch China, the Chinese arm of German engineering and electronics company Robert Bosch GmbH, the first as part of a global framework agreement ...and more »



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Trade Drops for Phase 1 of Canton Fair 2014

Held twice a year in the city of Guangzhou, capital of the Guangdong province, the Canton Fair has been running since 1957 and is considered to be the largest trade fair in China. The Canton Fair (full name being China Import and Export Fair) is organized by China Foreign Trade Center and supported by the Ministry of Commerce of China and People’s Government of the Guangdong Province. To accommodate the more than 150,000 different products showcased by more than 55,800 exhibitors, the Canton Fair is split into three sessions. Phase 1 of the current Canton Fair took place on October 15-19 and included Electronics & Household Electrical Appliances; Lighting Equipment; Machinery, Vehicles & Spare Parts; Hardware & Tools; Chemical Products; Energy Resources; and Building Materials. Phase 2 is set to take place on October 23-27 featuring Consumer Goods; Gifts; and Home Decorations. Phase 3 on October 31 to November 4 includes Office Supplies; Recreation Products; Cases & Bags; Food; Textiles & Garments; Shoes; and Medicines, Medical Devices & Health Products.

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Trade - Editor, 24 September 2014

China's Economic Growth Slows, Shadow Lending Grows

A recent report published by New York-based research company China Beige Book (CBB) revealed that China's economic growth is faltering, despite the government's 'mini-stimulus' strategies launched in May, which included a more relaxed approach to lending and a wave of infrastructure investment projects. The CBB report, which is compiled from surveys of more than 2,100 firms around China, noted that less than 20 percent of the firms surveyed borrowed in the third quarter, whether it be from the bond market, banks or shadow finance firms, which is a drop of 29 percent when compared to the third quarter of 2013. The report also shows that capital expenditures have dipped to the lowest level since the CBB survey began in 2012.

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News - Editor, 10 September 2014

China's e-Commerce Market Booming

As Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba prepares for its IPO through the New York Stock Exchange, the Dalian Wanda group in China announced on Friday that it would be entering into an e-commerce joint venture with Baidu and Tencent Holdings to be registered in Hong Kong. Wanda will own 70 percent of the new venture with Baidu and Tencent each holding 15 percent. The aim is to tap into China's e-commerce market, which is reportedly the largest in the world and currently dominated by Alibaba. The collaboration between the three companies will create the world's biggest online-to-offline (O2O) e-commerce platform, where people use their mobile devises to locate and buy goods and services, often while they are in or nearby the physical store.

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