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June 27, 2016

HONG KONG - The direct real impact on Asia-Pacific economies from the UK's decision to leave the EU is likely to be limited, since the relevant linkages are weak, says S&P Global Ratings in a report published today. "Whether we get any measurable real impacts from Brexit depends on a couple of things,” the report says.

June 24, 2016

BEIJING - The People’s Bank of China is considering allowing foreign companies to trade on domestic stock exchanges via depository receipts, according to China Business News, which reported the PBoC as saying i Issuance of Chinese Depository Receipts (CDRs) – RMB-denominated certificates representing a specified number of shares in qualified foreign companies to trade like regular stocks in China – could be another step forward to orderly realise RMB convertibility on the capital account.

June 24, 2016

SINGAPORE – The headline CPI here dived deeper into negative territory during May in a significant shock relative to consensus.  The headline CPI fell by -0.7%m/m (nsa) compared to a consensus estimate for no change in the index. This saw deflation triple from -0.5%y/y in April to -1.6%y/y in May.

June 24, 2016

KOLKATA - India produced of 1,233 million kg of tea during the financial year 2015-16, the highest total recorded and 35.96 million kg or 3% more than in the previous year. Indian tea achieved another milestone during 2015-16 with registered export figures of 232.92 million kg valued at Rs. 4493.10 crore, topping the 230 million kg mark for the first time in 35 years.


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Hong Kong-Australia Business Awards Entries closing July 31

July 31, 2016

Entries for the NSW Chapter HKABA Business Awards are now open in the following categories – Export of Goods/Services; Import of Goods/Services; Business Excellence; and Business Development. A Young Professionals Alliance Award is also offered to encourage and recognise the achievements of young Australian professionals. Further information from Aysha Manho, Executive Assistant, HKABA NSW Chapter, tel (61 2) 9267-3158, email hkaba_nsw@hktdc.org

Australian Pavilion at China International Fair for Investment & Trade – Xiamen

September 7, 2016 to September 11, 2016

The Australian Business Forum has limited space available at the ABF Australian Pavilion showing at CIFIT in Xiamen in September.  Further information at www.ABF.Events or call (61 3) 8689-9898.

Australia- China Business Week 2016 will be staged in Melbourne on July 17 and in Adelaide on August 3.

HKTDC Hong Kong International Building and Hardware Fair

October 26, 2016 to October 29, 2016

Organised by the HKTDC and held at the AsiaWorld-Expo (AWE), the Hong Kong International Building and Hardware Fair features Bathroom & Kitchen, Building & Decorative Hardware, Building Technology, Ceiling & Curtain Wall, Ceramics, Stone & Marble, Coating & Chemicals, Door & Window, Furniture, Green Building Materials, Indoor Decorative Materials, Property and Facility Management, Testing, Inspection & Certification.