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Global Edge; Asia
August 16, 2011 Posted by
In China, it's happening very fast. The old generation of mobile devices — smart phones like Nokia and Ericsson —are replaced by iPhones and Android. This is a big opportunity for the developers because these phones are so much more powerful in the way they interact with users.
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August 10, 2011 Posted by
It's patent fever in the U.S., but then there's China. Like everything else in China, the scale and acceleration of China's patent activity is astounding.
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FX Outlook; Asia
June 14, 2011 Posted by
A year ago this month, the RMB cross border trade settlement scheme was expanded to 20 Mainland Chinese provinces and cities. Mainland Designated Enterprise (MDE) exporters in these provinces were allowed to settle trade transactions in RMB with any part of the world, while Chinese importers had no restrictions in paying RMB to overseas vendor.
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FX Outlook; Asia
May 09, 2011 Posted by
As we push through into the second quarter of 2011, China-related financial headlines appear on what seems like a daily basis. The country’s economy continues to expand despite the uncertain and fragile global recovery, but elevated inflation pressures remain the primary focus of the Chinese government.
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Global Edge; Asia
March 21, 2011 Posted by
China's new offshore currency (CNH) affords you new opportunities as you do business overseas. Learn about how offshore CNH will ultimately enable two-way foreign exchange conversions for ongoing, Hong Kong-only based transactions, and will not be subject to current onshore (CNY)-based restrictions ...
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FX Outlook; Asia
March 15, 2011 Posted by
Last year proved to be yet another strong economic period for China. Within the Pan-Asian region, China's spending spree in the last couple of years has directly benefited its neighboring economies, as the rest of the developed world continue to work slowly through the most painful global recession on record.
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FX Outlook; Asia
February 01, 2011 Posted by
China's effort to create an offshore international market for its currency in Hong Kong has generated huge excitement. Since China liberalized trade settlement and investment rules last July, large amount of CNH (CNY that are freely traded in Hong Kong) has accumulated in Hong Kong's banking system.
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FX Outlook; Asia
January 25, 2011 Posted by
China is eager to successfully "internationalize" its currency, as it looks to further promote international trade and associated trade settlement. But as always, it will proceed on its own terms despite global demand for change.
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FX Outlook; Asia
December 27, 2010 Posted by
While the U.S. unleashes a stampede of fiscal and monetary stimulus to keep its economy from stalling and deflation from taking hold, China is wrestling with a festering inflation problem and has begun taking steps to rein in its policy accommodation measures.
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FX Outlook; Asia
October 19, 2010 Posted by
In light of China's status as the world's largest exporter with the largest trade surplus, undervaluation of the CNY has been criticized by other nations in the latest IMF and G7 meetings. This issue has dragged on for years, but has become increasingly sensitive lately in the face of lingering high unemployment in the U.S. and Europe amid the slow recovery from the recession.
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