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  1. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    China's 'black box' economy deserves Group of Seven peer scrutiny

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 04:27am by Bloomberg

    ... William Pesek It's time for Italy to step aside and let China, as world's No 2 economy, take its place in the G7 China's opaque economy deserves G7 peer scrutiny ... Canada's economy may be smaller, but its success in avoiding the crises of recent years gives it more street cred in financial circles than Italy. The other problem is China might demur. China ...

  2. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    China PMI edges up to 50.3

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 09:36am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Beijing, Washington and London Mainland manufacturing contracts in March Manufacturing gauges pointed to weakness in China that could prompt Beijing to roll out additional ... construction spending. "We expect Beijing to fine-tune policy sooner rather than later to stabilise growth," said Qu Hongbin, the chief China economist at HSBC in Hong Kong. Qu also said ...

  3. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Private sector wary of Beijing's plan for 'mixed economy'

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 02:28am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Private sector executives see long road ahead for Beijing's plan to let market forces play a bigger role in economy given past experience Business wary ... of how the plan is to be executed have yet to be released. "This idea of mixed state and private economy is a case of putting new wine in an old bottle," Sanpower Group chairman Yuan ...

  4. News - China - ECONOMY

    Renowned economist gives Premier Li Keqiang top marks for managing China's economy

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 02:28pm by Zhang Hong

    ... Zhang Hong hong.zhang@scmp.com Li Yining, one of China’s most famous economists, has given top marks to his former student Premier Li Keqiang in a recent online chat. When asked by a netizen how he would score his student Li Keqiang’s performance on managing the Chinese economy and how the new Chinese administration was performing, Li Yining spelled out the letter “A”. ...

  5. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    China economic growth to slow with investments, says ADB

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 05:45am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Outlook 2014. Growth in the world's second-largest economy was likely to ease to 7.5 per cent this year, in line with the official target, and 7.4 per cent next year, slowing from 7.7 per ... cent in the first quarter, reversing a 2.9 per cent gain last year. The People's Bank of China doubled the daily trading band for the yuan against the US dollar last month to make ...

  6. News - Asia - ECONOMY

    Vietnam's economy hurt by 'prolonged' Lunar New Year holidays, critics say

    Posted Jan 30th 2014, 03:56pm by AFP

    ... to the country’s economy. But Vietnam has only 10 days of public holiday per year, compared to neighbouring Cambodia with 27 days, Thailand with 14 days, and China with 11 plus five ‘substitution’ days. ... But this year, critics are arguing that the beloved, protracted Tet holiday is actually hurting the already fragile economy. “The long holiday and low productivity for weeks around Tet is causing ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - ECONOMY

    Emerging economies still face headwinds in 2014

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 09:03am by Lun Wende

    ... inertia”, according to the magazine. Li’s selection for the list is not doubt well-deserved. As a leading emerging economy, China adopted effective measures in the past year to achieve stable ... economies as a whole. Risks already grew considerably last year for these countries after a round of rapid growth. Just as China’s traditional growth model is no longer sustainable, other emerging ...

  8. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Beijing moves to stimulate economy with tax cuts, rail projects

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 05:16am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing Tax cuts, rail projects to boost sluggish growth The mainland acted for the first time this year to steady its stumbling economy by cutting taxes for small firms ... to boost its economy, and come after Premier Li Keqiang last week sought to reassure jittery markets that Beijing was ready to provide support. Two surveys of the vast manufacturing sector ...

  9. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    China central bank move on yuan a sign of caution, not reform zeal

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:45am by Reuters

    ... sound, China's move to give the yuan more wiggle room is a sign of caution and deepening concern about the slowing economy rather than a promise of Beijing's vigorous pursuit of market reforms, government economists say. The move was no big surprise, although by doubling the currency's trading band, the People's Bank of China went a bit further and acted a bit sooner ...

  10. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    More room for policy easing after China CPI rises at slowest rate in 13 months

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 05:59am by Reuters

    ... in more than a year, a sign that slowing growth rather than rising prices poses a bigger risk to the economy. The consumer price index rose 2 per cent from a year earlier, the National Bureau of Statistics said yesterday, exactly in line with market expectations. Pork prices fell 9 per cent. And in an indication that the mainland economy is fighting substantial slack, producer prices fell ...




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