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04/196C Safety Regulation and the Rise of Towngas in Hong Kong

Product Type: Case

Functional Area: Economics & Business Policy
Pub. Year: 2004

Kerosene, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), and towngas were the three major forms of heating fuels used in Hong Kong before 1980. Numerous accidents caused by the use of LPG that occurred in the years p...

Ka-Fu Wong
Richard Wong
Andrew Lee
05/210C Competition in the Hong Kong Banking Sector: Interest Rate Wars

Product Type: Case

Functional Area: Economics & Business Policy
Pub. Year: 2005

This case investigates the effects of the Interest Rate Rules (IRRs) on banks in Hong Kong, as well as on depositors. With the IRRs, the Hong Kong Association of Banks (HKAB) acted as a cartel to set ...

Ka-Fu Wong
Richard Wong
Alexandra Yiu
Jennifer Lee
05/218C Conflicting Interests in the Taxi Fare Regulation

Product Type: Case

Functional Area: Economics & Business Policy
Pub. Year: 2005

This Case investigates the Hong Kong Government's decision-making process in relation to the 2003 New Territories Taxi Fare Reduction Scheme. Under the scheme, the Government first decided to cut fare...

Ka-Fu Wong
Richard Wong
Carola Ramon-Berjano
05/217C Competition in the Taxi Industry: Taxi Branding in Hong Kong

Product Type: Case

Functional Area: Economics & Business Policy
Pub. Year: 2005

Bound by fixed fares and licence quotas set by the government, it is difficult to compete either on price or service in the Hong Kong taxi industry. This case highlights different modes of competition...

Ka-Fu Wong
Richard Wong
Carola Ramon-Berjano
05/232C Trade Restrictions and Hong Kongˇ¦s Textiles and Clothing Industry

Product Type: Case

Functional Area: Economics & Business Policy
Pub. Year: 2005

Since 1974, the Multifibre Arrangement had been the systematic means for developed countries to restrict textiles and clothing imports from developing countries, which did not conform to the GATT/WTO ...

Ka-Fu Wong
Richard Wong
Andrew Lee