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April 15, 2015

HONG KONG – HSBC is predicting that higher grade commodities - like nickel and zinc - and 'finer foods' - such as meat, dairy and sugar - will outperform in terms of future commodity pricing as Emerging Markets development continues.




April 14, 2015

HONG KONG – With extremely weak import growth suggesting that China’s Q1 GDP growth could have fallen below 7.0%, ANZ Bank is forecasting China’s economy to grow 6.9% in Q1 2015, possibly one of the lowest in six years.




April 14, 2015

BEJING - China’s public-private partnership (PPP) model of investment - which calls for more private involvement in infrastructure building and public utility projects, with the government saying it wants innovative alternatives to boost infrastructure investment -  “has fallen far short of expectations in practice,” according to a report by the financial news group on Caixin.




April 13, 2015

HONG KONG - In an effort to combat the phenomenon of “parallel trading” – where products are purchased in Hong Kong and resold at a profit in the Chinese mainland – the Shenzhen municipal government has received approval from China’s State Council to issue a new policy limiting its permanent residents to once-a-week visits to the former British colony.




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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.