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Stories that are tagged 'China'

China 'Would Respond' To Any US Border Tax

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Last updated 4 hours ago | Thursday, February 23, 2017

At a press briefing on February 21, China's Minister of Commerce, Gao Hucheng, indicated that his country would react were the US to impose a border adjustment tax. Read Full Story


Hong Kong Ranked As Freest Economy For 22nd Year

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Friday, February 17, 2017

For the 22nd consecutive year, Hong Kong has maintained its position as the world's freest economy in the 2017 Index of Economic Freedom from the Heritage Foundation. Read Full Story


US Finalizes Duties On More Chinese Steel Imports

by Leroy Baker,, Washington

Monday, February 6, 2017

On February 2, the US Department of Commerce announced its final decision to impose antidumping and countervailing duty margins on imports of stainless steel sheet and strip from China. Read Full Story


EU, Mexico To Accelerate Free Trade Talks

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Thursday, February 2, 2017

The European Union and Mexico have announced an "accelerated negotiation schedule" for a proposed new free trade agreement. Read Full Story


Hong Kong Seeking ASEAN FTA Deal By March

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

During the question-and-answer session of the Joint Business Community Luncheon on January 26, Hong Kong's Chief Executive, C Y Leung, stressed the importance to the city of global free trade. Read Full Story


China Sees EU Steel Duties As Unwarranted, Protectionist

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

China's Ministry of Commerce says it is strongly against the imposition by the European Union of substantial anti-dumping duties on Chinese steel product exports into the European Union. Read Full Story


Developing Nations Planning BEPS Mutiny

by Lorys Charalambous,, Cyprus

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

China and the new Chair of the Group of 77 have called on the United Nations to create a new tax body to develop proposals that are more tailored to developing countries than those proposed under the OECD's base erosion and profit shifting project. Read Full Story


China Sees Tax Revenue Growth Slowdown

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

The Ministry of Finance has announced that China's total tax revenue increased by a reduced rate in 2016, largely due to the country's slower economic growth rate and the expansion of value-added tax during the year. Read Full Story


Australia Says TPP Can Proceed Without US

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said there is the opportunity for the Trans-Pacific Partnership to proceed without the US. Read Full Story


Trump Unlikely To Follow Through With Trade Threats: IMF

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

The International Monetary Fund has said the US is unlikely to proceed with punitive trade taxes on Mexico, Canada, and China, due to the blow it would have on US economic output. Read Full Story




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