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January 20, 2015

HONG KONG – Commenting on China’s full-year 2014 growth performance, HSBC says it believes further easing measures will be needed to sustain economic momentum.

January 20, 2015

HONG KONG - China’s fourth quarter GDP growth has come in at 7.3% y/y, flat with that of the previous quarter and broadly in line with market expectations (consensus: 7.2% y/y). In sequential terms, Q4 GDP expanded at a pace of 1.5% q/q sa, decreasing from 1.9% q/q sa in Q3. As a consequence, 2014 GDP increased by 7.4%, the lowest growth rate since 1991.

January 17, 2015

SINGAPORE - The Asia-Pacific region is facing an emerging risk that a widely-expected boost to exports from the improving US economy will fail to materialise and galvanise GDP growth, according to a new report from ratings agency Standard & Poor's. 

January 16, 2015

HONG KONG -  Leighton Holdings subsidiary Leighton Asia, in a joint venture with China State Construction Engineering (Hong Kong), has been awarded a contract by Hong Kong’s MTR Corporation for works on the Shatin to Central Link in Hong Kong. Total revenue for the project is AUS929 million, of which Leighton has a 51% share.


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Australia China BusinessWeek 2015-Melbourne

March 24, 2015 to March 25, 2015

Australia China BusinessWeek 2015 (ACBW) returns to Melbourne on the 24-25 March at the Park Hyatt Hotel. Now in the 8th Year the Melbourne Forum includes 8 high profile events and will be presented over two days. The expanded has been introduced to the Melbourne Forum following the success at ACBW Sydney in September with a record attendance of over 1500 delegates. ACBW 2015 is an excellent platform for companies already “engaged in or about to enter the China market”. New forums include Pathway to China which provides valuable case studies and a range of keynote and panel discussions from Industry and China Experts on topics designed to fast track entry to the China market.

9th SUBCON Thailand 2015 – Bangkok

May 13, 2015 to May 15, 2015

ASEAN’s largest international industrial subcontracting event will be staged at the Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC) alongside a matchmaking programme designed for buyers who are sourcing parts and components in Thailand or looking for Thai business partners. Some 350 Thai subcontractors will be showcasing their capabilities and one-on-one meetings and factory visits can be arranged.