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August 28, 2014

HONG KONG - Standard & Poor's today assigned its 'AAA' long-term foreign currency issue rating to a proposed global Sukuk trust certificate issuance by Hong Kong Sukuk 2014 Limited, a special purpose vehicle fully- owned by the Hong Kong Government established to issue Sharia-compliant securi

August 28, 2014

SHANGHAI - New Zealand’s Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd, the world’s largest dairy exporter, will form a partnership with Hangzhou-based Beingmate Baby & Child Food Co Ltd, tapping into the profitable formula retail market in China. Fonterra said it will invest US$514 million in the arrangement, providing high-quality ingredients and technical expertise.

August 27, 2014

BRISBANE – Australia’s Foreign Review Investment Board has approved an Australia/China partnership for the Cape York Heavy Mineral Sands and Bauxite Joint Venture. The JV is between Oresome Australia Pty Ltd (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Metallica Minerals) and Ozore Resources Pty Ltd (wholly owned by a Chinese investor).

August 27, 2014

BEIJING - China and the United States are holding a working group meeting in the US this week to discuss a military security code of conduct covering international waters and airspace. Both countries are under pressure after a close encounter last week between a Chinese navy fighter jet and a US Navy reconnaissance plane.


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24th Sri Lanka International Gem & Jewellery Show

September 4, 2014 to September 7, 2014

More than 100 foreign and local exhibitors will showcase at FACETS Sri Lanka – the 24th Sri Lanka International Gem and Jewellery Show - at the Sirimavo Bandaranaike Memorial Exhibition Centre in Colombo from September 4-7. On view for trade buyers, gemstone and jewellery importers, wholesalers, manufacturers, retailers and collectors from the Americas, Europe, Asia and the Middle East are the latest products in precious, semi-precious and rare gemstones and gem-set jewellery and machinery, equipment and tools for gem mining, cutting and jewellery manufacture.

Australia China Business Week Sydney

September 4, 2014 to September 5, 2014

Australia China Business Week Sydney – September 4-5, 2014, Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney
 Key topics include the impact of economic reform in Shanghai and the Shanghai Free Trade Zone on Australian businesses, trends in agribusiness in Australia and China, Australia’s national food mage and branding, and how Australian SMEs can access Chinese consumers through technology and digital channels.

EP China 2014, Beijing

October 22, 2014 to October 24, 2014

EP China 2014, Beijing

The 15th International Exhibition on Electric Power Equipment and Technology is expected to attract 1,000 exhibitors from more than 20 countries and regions, and more than 25,000 trade visitors from China and overseas.