Monthly Archives: November 2012

Cover of November 2012

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Table of Contents of November 2012

1. Cover story

New generation after the 18th

2. Economy outlook

An in depth look of commerce in China

3. Financial strategy

High volatility of currencies caused by quantitative easing

4. Legal spotlight

IPR trends Q3 2012 in Taiwan: Patent and trademark statistics

5. Point of interest

Air show 2012

6. Portrait

China’s top guy in the WTO

7. Remark from editor

Is quantitative easing to blame?

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New Generation after the 18th

A new generation of top Chinese leaders took the stage on the 15th of November after the leadership of the ruling party changed hands. Xi Jinping was sworn in as secretary general of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), leading the seven member Political Bureau Standing Committee. The other six members of the Party’s central leading organ are Li Keqiang, Zhang Dejiang, Yu Zhengsheng, Liu Yunshan, Wang Qishan and Zhang Gaoli. Continue reading

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An in depth look of commerce in China

On the morning of November 10, at the invitation of Press Center of the 18th National Congress of CPC, Chen Deming, Minister and Party Leadership Group Secretary of the Ministry of Commerce, received the group interview of Chinese & foreign reporters at Media Center. Zhu Shouchen, Deputy Director of Press Center of the 18th National Congress of CPC and Secretary of Secretariat of All-China Journalists Association, presided over the press conference.

Conference minutes are as follows: Continue reading

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High volatility of currencies caused by quantitative easing

The following is the comments on the Brazilian Proposal by Mr. Zhu Hong, Minister and Deputy Permanent Representative of China to the WTO, on November 26, 2012. The Brazilian Proposal (WT/WGTDF/W/68) is about the Relationship between Exchange Rates and International Trade. Continue reading

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IPR trends Q3 2012 in Taiwan: Patent and trademark statistics

According to the latest IPR statistics released by TIPO, the number of patent backlogs dropped to less than 160,000 (159,467) prior to the end of Q3 2012. Patent applications filed domestically decreased by 4.79%, while those filed by foreigners increased by 4.16%. Trademark applications filed by both ROC nationals and foreigners have shown a significant increase by 4.97%. Among foreign applicants, Japan continued to claim the top spot in both invention patent and trademark applications. Continue reading

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Air show 2012

The 9th China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition (namely Airshow China 2012) took place in Zhuhai, Guangdong, China, from Nov.13-18, 2012. The show was sponsored by Guangdong Provincial People’s Government, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Civil Aviation Administration of China, the Air Force of PLA, China Aviation Industry Corporation, Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, Ltd., China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation and China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation, with Zhuhai Airshow Co., Ltd. as the official organizer. Continue reading

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