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  • SCMP News
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Recent articles by Karen:

Hong Kong's US exports to be relabelled 'Made in China', China News

Goods made in Hong Kong for export to the United States will have to be labelled “Made in China” after September 25, according to a US government notice. The move, in accordance with the suspension of the Hong Kong Policy Act of 1992 and the invoking of US President Donald Trump’s executive order on “Hong Kong Normalisation”, will see Hong... → Read More

US-China trade war: amid allegations that yuan is undervalued, why are tiny twist ties so important?

China’s Ministry of Commerce has warned United States to stop using claims of alleged yuan undervaluation to justify the imposition of anti-dumping and countervailing duties on the imports of cheap twist ties from China. → Read More

China to destroy banknotes from coronavirus-hit sectors

Financial news outlet Caixin reported on Saturday that officials at the People’s Bank of China’s (PBOC) branch in the southern city ordered that all paper currency from sectors with high exposure to the coronavirus be withdrawn for destruction. → Read More

Long queues as voting kicks off in first polls since Hong Kong protest crisis erupted, Asia News

Hongkongers were up early to cast their vote in the first public election since the mass protests broke out in June, with young people among those waiting in long queues before polling stations opened. A record 4.1 million Hong Kong residents are registered to vote in the district council elections on Sunday, when 1,090 candidates contest 452 seats. In 18 districts across the city, they will… → Read More

Muslim Council of Hong Kong says not to 'seek revenge' over police water cannon incident, Asia News

The Muslim Council of Hong Kong has appealed for calm, saying the city's biggest mosque was not police's intended target when their water cannons sprayed its entrance with blue dye on Sunday. The faith group urged Hongkongers not to seek revenge over the "sensitive incident" outside Kowloon Mosque on Nathan Road, the main thoroughfare running through Tsim Sha Tsui and Mong Kok, and the epicentre… → Read More

How 2 women's rights crusaders found support and suppression in China, China News

Feminists Wang Wei and Xiong Jing both found their calling at university, but their experiences of campaigning for women's rights in China have been vastly different. Wang, 21, who provides sex education through the Shenzhen-based start-up she founded, has received official policy and funding support for her activities. But 31-year-old Xiong, a prominent #MeToo activist seeking to change… → Read More

China’s manufacturing activity remains sluggish in June as higher US tariffs kick in

China’s manufacturing industry remained weak in June, with the official purchasing managers’ index suggesting factory owners are still downbeat about their prospects as the pressures of the trade war continue to mount. → Read More

Why is US dollar access so restrained in China as trade war rages on?

Foreign financial institutions increasingly reluctant to lend US dollars to Chinese banks given worries about financial risks amid the trade war China holding onto US dollars by increasingly restricting business and individual transfers out of the country → Read More

Why is US dollar access so restrained in China as trade war rages on?

Foreign financial institutions increasingly reluctant to lend US dollars to Chinese banks given worries about financial risks amid the trade war China holding onto US dollars by increasingly restricting business and individual transfers out of the country → Read More

How could a sharp slowdown in China affect growth prospects for the rest of Asia?

Uncertainty is the only certainty for economies until US and China declare trade peace → Read More

China’s loans hit all-time high as banks open floodgates in January to help slowing economy

New loans in China surged to an all-time high in January, highlighting Beijing’s scramble to bolster economic activities at home amid the trade war with the United States.... → Read More

US exports to China plunged in January as trade war chill took effect

China imports from US plunged 41.1 per cent in January from a year earlier, Beijing says → Read More

China’s exports shot up dramatically in January, despite US trade war

Import and export figures better than expected as front-loading ahead of the Lunar New Year boosted sales, beating a median forecast of economists by Bloomberg → Read More

Donald Trump’s ban on Chinese telecoms equipment would have ‘limited impact’ on China’s economy

US President Donald Trump’s plan to ban Chinese telecommunications equipment from US wireless networks will not have a major impact on China’s economy, analysts have said.... → Read More

China joins global central bank gold rush as its foreign exchange reserves stabilise

China has joined a global central bank gold rush in the last two months by increasing its official gold reserves, even though the purchase remains modest compared to the volume of the mainland’s foreign exchange reserves, according to data released by the People’s Bank of China on Monday.... → Read More

Should Beijing prop up stock markets to combat its slowest economic growth since 1990?

China’s faltering stock markets, compounded by an economy that is growing at its slowest pace since 1990, have incited a heated debate among think tanks and analysts on whether Beijing should step in to help shore up investor confidence.... → Read More

China faces delicate balancing act in stimulating its slowing economy, Goldman Sachs warns

Global growth concerns are complicating Chinese policymakers’ efforts to stabilise its economy, said Andrew Tilton, chief Asia-Pacific economist at Goldman Sachs, as Beijing embarked on a new round of stimulus.... → Read More

Volatility expected for Chinese yuan, as experts diverge on 2019 outlooks

Traders and fund managers are predicting a year of volatility for the yuan, despite its strong start to 2019 → Read More

China expert and former US diplomat believes deal to end trade war will happen before summer

A former US diplomat and China strategist has added his voice to the growing chorus of experts who believe a short-term resolution to the trade war can be reached within months.... → Read More

Why China and Russia are struggling to abandon the US dollar and forge a yuan-rouble deal

Russia and China plan to ditch the US dollar and switch to local currencies in international trade but yet another delay to a new system for yuan-rouble settlements shows just how complex it is to develop an alternative to the greenback.... → Read More