GUANGZHOU - The Spring session of the Canton Fair, which closed on May 5, has outperformed expectations, welcomed more than 200,000 overseas purchasers, up 7% on the previous session. Organisers say the value of trade deals struck at the biannual event reached US$ 35.5 billion, an increase of nearly 9%. Observers said the results indicated steady improvement in this year's trade situation. China's foreign trade rose 13.4% on-year in the first quarter of 2013, with exports increasing 18.4%.
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HONG KONG – The Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx) is to introduce new stock index futures and stock futures on three A-share Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) as part of continuing efforts to expand its suite of Mainland China-related products. CES China 120 Index (CES 120) futures will be introduced from July 8, subject to regulatory approval.
HONG KONG - Asia-Pacific will represent half of the world's corporate debt demand of US$53 trillion over 2013-2017, with China comprising a third of global demand, according to a new report by Standard & Poor’s. "China's credit surge will propel Asia-Pacific's corporate debt to levels exceeding the combined debt of Western countries comprising the US, Canada, Eurozone and the UK," S&P credit analyst Terry Chan said. "We believe that Asia-Pacific's banks, which provide nine-tenths of corporate financing in the region, have the capacity to take on this monumental financing task.
NEW DELHI - The Reserve Bank of India has announced the launch of inflation-indexed bonds starting June 4. The first tranche of bonds will carry a 10-year maturity. The new bonds will have a fixed coupon rate with the principal amount linked to inflation based on the Wholesale Price Index (WPI).
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A two-day conference and exhibition assessing latest developments and opportunities in Myanmar’s power sector, including a review of the legal and regulatory framework for direct foreign investment. Covering hydro-power, and both coal-fired and gas-fired plants. Business match-makings ervices and one-on-one meetings with fellow delegates. Email email@example.com
This conference will update the latest trends in Chinese and Indian investment into Australian mining and debate key issues impacting on global mining and investment – including cost efficiency, market risk and resource nationalism. Visit http://www.minesandmoney.com/australia/
This event brings together international mining project developers and Chinese outbound investors with capital to invest. The conference will update China’s resource acquisition and outbound investment strategies following selection of the new Government.