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国际经贸英语:  国际经贸英语 张洪岩 Tel:89200279 Email:gzzhy@126.com Hong Kong :  Hong Kong Hong Kong, described as a 'barren rock' over 150 years ago Now has become a world-class financial, trading and business center. Hong Kong has no natural resources It has one of the finest deep-water ports in the world. It has a hardworking, adaptable and well-educated workforce of about 3.56 million Passage 1 Smells a Little Fishy :  Passage 1 Smells a Little Fishy Introduction to Disneyland Introduction to Disneyland One day Walt Disney had a vision of a place where children and parents could have fun together. The search for the best spot finally ended in the rural Anaheim, California The difficulties:  The difficulties Disneyland was very expensive. Walt turned to Television for his financial support. "Walt Disney's Disneyland" television series offered a glimpse of the future project. This brought the idea of Disneyland into reality for Walt and the American people. Construction for Disneyland began on July 21, 1954 ,a meager 12 months before the park was scheduled to open. :  Construction for Disneyland began on July 21, 1954 ,a meager 12 months before the park was scheduled to open. From that day forward Walt Disney's life would never be the same. Some 160-acres of citrus trees had been cleared and 15 houses moved to make room for the park. When the real designing came around, Walt was met with inevitable questions. :  When the real designing came around, Walt was met with inevitable questions. How do you make believable wild animals, that aren't real? How do you make a Mississippi paddle ship? How do you go about building a huge castle in the middle of Anaheim, California? So, Walt Disney looked to his movie studio staff for the answers. The design of Disneyland was something never done before. There would be five uniquely different lands. The five uniquely different lands. :  The five uniquely different lands. Main Street, U.S.A Adventureland Frontierland Fantasyland Tomorrowland Magic Kingdom:  Magic Kingdom The "magical little park" was really a $17,000,000 "Magic Kingdom." Walt's dream had come true and Disneyland was ready to open in 1955. Slide13:  Vocabulary dredging operation 挖掘工程 p.r. 公共关系 reclamation of land from the sea 填海造地 joint venture 合资企业;合营企业   Slide14:  Questions: 1.       What does the title of the article mean? 2.       What happened to the fishermen involved? 3.       How did Disney’s respond to the woes of the fishermen?   Slide15:  Passage 2 A Bridge to a More Open Hong Kong Introduction :  Introduction Hong Kong is among the world's most important ports, with $150 billion in goods flowing in and out annually. Although it has long served as a crucial link between the manufacturers of greater China and the consumers of the developed world, its dominance is rapidly being eroded by Yantian and Shekou/Chiwan. These ports, in southern China's Pearl River Delta, across the border from Hong Kong, are attracting the world’s shippers with lower costs and improved service. Vocabulary:  Vocabulary tycoon n. 企业,政界等巨头 mull反复思考 recession-batted adj. 受到经济衰退重创的 Hopewell, Geordon Wu 合和集团,胡应湘 :  Hopewell, Geordon Wu 合和集团,胡应湘 Hopewell Holdings Limited, a Hong Kong-based group, was listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong in 1972 (stock code: 54). The Hopewell Group is one of the premier group of companies in Hong Kong with diverse business interests spread across property investment and development, highway infrastructure, hotel and hospitality, and construction businesses. The Group, with strong expertise in investment, development and engineering of major projects, focuses on Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta region in the PRC and is founded on visionary strategic initiatives.   Cheung Kong Holdings, Li Ka-shing长江集团,李嘉诚 :  Cheung Kong Holdings, Li Ka-shing长江集团,李嘉诚 Cheung Kong (Holdings) is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange since 1972. It is a property development and strategic investment company including property, investment, life sciences and IT & internet. For the property development, it is one of the largest property developers in Hong Kong with its long history of property development expertise.It is also a leader in marketing and after-sales services. Hutchison Holdings 和记黄浦有限公司 :  Hutchison Holdings 和记黄浦有限公司 Hutchison Port Holdings HPH is a subsidiary of the diversified Hutchison Whampoa Limited (HWL), and was formally established in 1994 to manage the Group's ports and related services worldwide. HWL is part of the Li Ka-shing group of companies. HWL's ultimate shareholder is Cheung Kong (Holdings) Limited. HPH is the world‘s leading port developer and operator as well as an industry leader in the application of technologies to strengthen the entire transportation and logistics (后勤)chain :  HPH is the world‘s leading port developer and operator as well as an industry leader in the application of technologies to strengthen the entire transportation and logistics (后勤)chain Slide22:  Pearl River Delta 珠江三角洲 Think-tank 智囊团 Civic Exchange香港独立智囊团 Workshop/seminar 座谈会 Port city with container-terminal facilities拥有货柜码头设施的港口城市 Kwai Chung Port/ deepwater port葵涌码头 Land-strapped HK土地紧缺的香港 steroid n. 类固醇:  steroid n. 类固醇 He was disqualified when it was found that he was taking steroids. 查出他服用类固醇,他因此被取消了资格。 boon n. 恩惠 plummet铅锤;直落 Lantau Island, HK’s largest island大屿岛 The oblgopolistic nature of the port香港码头业的寡头垄断 freight rate 运费费率   Questions: :  Questions: What was Gordon Wu’s plan?   Why is Hutchison Holdings against Wu’s proposal?   How to solve the problems?   Did HK hold open public debate, according to the author?   What are the questions for developing HK ports?   Passage 3 Retailers, traders cheer as wealthy mainland Chinese tourists shop :    Passage 3 Retailers, traders cheer as wealthy mainland Chinese tourists shop Introduction Central gov't easing HK travel restrictions (chinadaily.com.cn) Updated: 2004-05-07 11:46 The Chinese central government will relax travel curbs to allow more people on the Chinese mainland to visit Hong Kong, in a move expected to boost the city's economy, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government announced . It was the central government's latest economic gift to the HKSAR. :  It was the central government's latest economic gift to the HKSAR. It said 310,000 residents from seven more cities in South China's Guangdong Province could visit Hong Kong as individuals beginning this month, and another 43 million people from nine cities in Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Fujian provinces could visit on their own beginning in July. After that, the scheme will cover 150 million mainlanders from 32 cities. It is expected to boost Hong Kong's retail and tourism industries. Vocabulary:  Vocabulary retailer n. 零售商 reel v.退后;蹒跚 shopping spree n 购物狂 lagging economy经济滞后 thriving finacial hub繁荣的金融中心 rebound v.反弹   Questions:  Questions What happened to HK? Why did HK trailers and traders welcome Chinese tourists? What did the Beijing government do to recover HK?   Passage 4 (Write a summary) :  Passage 4 (Write a summary) Introduction finacial turmoil金融风暴 Financial Turmoil:  Financial Turmoil In the second half of 1997 many Asian emerging economies suffered large declines in both their currency and equity markets. This Asian financial turmoil arose primarily from three interrelated sets of factors, namely: shortcomings in the financial sector at a time when global liquidity conditions were accommodative, concerns about balance of payments developments, and contagion across economies. The major channel of contagion appears to have been the sudden realisation by the market - after the sharp depreciation of the Thai baht - that a number of other Asian economies had vulnerabilities similar to those in Thailand. bird flu 禽流感 :  bird flu 禽流感 Hong Kong to kill 1 million chickens to contain 'bird flu' Hong Kong will slaughter its poultry to ensure public safety Nearby geese, ducks also to be destroyed December 28, 1997 Web posted at: 9:15 a.m. EST (1415 GMT) :  HONG KONG (CNN) -- Hong Kong authorities will begin the mass slaughter of more than 1 million chickens Monday in an effort to combat the mysterious "bird flu" virus, which has killed four people. "From tomorrow morning, we will start destroying all the chickens in Hong Kong Island, Kowloon and the New Territories," Secretary for Economic Services Stephen Ip said Sunday at a news conference.   December 28, 1997 Web posted at: 9:15 a.m. EST (1415 GMT) bird flu 禽流感 :  bird flu 禽流感 Hong Kong to kill 1 million chickens to contain 'bird flu' Hong Kong will slaughter its poultry to ensure public safety Nearby geese, ducks also to be destroyed Passage 5 An Update on Mainland and Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement Today (Sept. 3, 2003) :  Intorduction Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement CEPA是《内地与香港关于建立更紧密经贸关系安排》Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement的英文简称,是2003年6月29日温家宝总理访问香港时正式签署的一个历史性协议。CEPA协议分6章23条,另有6个附件,主要涵盖货物贸易、服务贸易和贸易投资便利化等三大范畴。   Passage 5 An Update on Mainland and Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement Today (Sept. 3, 2003) Vocabulary :  The Secretary for Commerce, Industry and Technology工商及科技局局长 The Trade Development Council贸易发展局 The Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce香港总商会 The Chinese Manufacturers’ Association of Hong Kong香港中华厂商联合会 The Federation of Hong Kong Industry 香港工业总会 Vocabulary Doha Development Agenda: :  WTO多边贸易谈判“多哈发展议程” 部长级会议是世界贸易组织(世贸组织)的最高决策机构,制定及决议所有有关多边贸易的协议。世贸组织自1995年成立以来,已分别在新加坡(1996年)、日内瓦(1998年)、西雅图(1999年)、多哈(2001年)及坎昆(2003年)举行了五次部长级会议。而第六次部长级会议于2005年12月13至18日在中国香港举行。 Doha Development Agenda: 2001年11月 :  在卡塔尔首都多哈举行的世贸组织第四次部长级会议启动了新一轮多边贸易谈判,名为“多哈发展议程”,简称“多哈回合”,并要求在2005年1月1日前结束谈判。 2003年9月份在墨西哥坎昆召开的世贸组织第五次部长级会议。会议议程主要是对多哈回合进行中期评估和决定是否就新加坡议题开始谈判。 2001年11月 Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) 亚太经合组织 :  亚太经合组织是亚太地区重要的政府间区域经济合作组织,是本区域国家和地区加强多边经济联系、交流与合作的重要组织之一。 1989年1月,澳大利亚总理霍克访问韩国时建议召开亚太国家部长级会议,以讨论加强经济合作问题。经与有关国家磋商,1989年11月5日至7日,澳、美、日、韩、新西兰、加拿大及东盟六国在澳大利亚首都堪培拉举行了亚太经济合作组织首届部长级会议,亚太经济合作组织成立。 Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) 亚太经合组织 经合组织的宗旨和目标是::  “相互依存,共同受益,坚持开放性多边贸易体制和减少区域内贸易壁垒”。该组织的最高活动是非正式首脑会议,它是区域内国家首脑个人非正式的集会,就有关经济问题发表见解,进行意见交流。 经合组织的宗旨和目标是: 经合组织的宗旨和目标是::  “相互依存,共同受益,坚持开放性多边贸易体制和减少区域内贸易壁垒”。该组织的最高活动是非正式首脑会议,它是区域内国家首脑个人非正式的集会,就有关经济问题发表见解,进行意见交流。 经合组织的宗旨和目标是: Slide41:  PRD Pearl River Delta Applied R&D applied research and development 应用研究与开发 Trade Related Aspects of the Intellectual Property Rights :  与贸易有关的知识产权协议 Trade Related Aspects of the Intellectual Property Rights IPR: Intellectual Property Rights SMEs Small and Medium Sized Enterprises 中小型企业 in a nutshell 简括地说 red tape 繁文缛节;官样文章 :    IPR: Intellectual Property Rights SMEs Small and Medium Sized Enterprises 中小型企业 in a nutshell 简括地说 red tape 繁文缛节;官样文章 Questions :  During the interesting times, what HK should do? What’s the HK government’s responsibility? What’s HK’s position in the world? What made HK a staunch supporter for the principles on which WTO is built? What’s the function of APEC? What’s the function of CEPA? How to enhance HK’s internal business environment? Questions Passage 6 China’s Dueling High-Tech Delta :  Vocabulary edge n.优势 go-go adj活跃的 vying vie的ing形式 adj. 竞争的;竞赛的 Passage 6 China’s Dueling High-Tech Delta Discussion::  Please compare Yangtze River Delta and Hong Kong’s Pearl River region.   Discussion:

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