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  1. News - China - ECONOMY

    World Bank to help tackle China's urbanisation

    Posted Dec 01st 2012, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... enthusiasm for working out a strategy to deal with urbanisation. He was also optimistic about China's economic growth under the new leadership. Kim said its recent "strong numbers" ... The urbanisation study will be carried out by the World Bank and China's Development Research Centre of the State Council, after they issued a report called China 2030 in February. In that report, ...

  2. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Contradictions tower over China's urbanisation push

    Posted Jul 29th 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Victoria Ruan in Beijing Victoria.ruan@scmp.com Contradictions tower over urbanisation push Samsung's US$7 billion semiconductor plant sitting on land spanning 9.4 square kilometres in the southwest of China's ancient capital of Xian is a gleaming example of the inherent contradictions in Premier Li Keqiang's new urbanisation drive. The single biggest inbound investment ...

  3. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Debts weigh down new vision for urban push

    Posted Jun 06th 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Victoria Ruan in Beijing victoria.ruan@scmp.com Mainlanders, mindful of local government excesses, have reason to be wary when the leadership talks up urbanisation as a key strategy Debts ... said life was far from better in the city after a massive wave of urbanisation had worsened pollution, caused rising bad debts, and lowered the quality of life. Similar concerns surround ...

  4. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Urbanisation drive raises new worries

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Urbanisation drive raises new worries Beijing's urbanisation pledge has fuelled a surge in the mainland stock market since late last year. Shares of companies in the property, cement and steel ... risks, with some potentially becoming new obstacles to the urbanisation plan being drafted by premier-in-waiting Li Keqiang. Among them, observers are warning about the re-emergence of asset ...

  5. Business - China Business - ECONOMY

    Business intelligence centre sees prospects in mainland commercial sector

    Posted Jan 11th 2013, 12:00am by PAUL SOH

    ... this year. In a report, "Ten Highlights of the China Commercial Sector, 2013", the centre provides expert views and insights into the mainland sector. This is the 10th annual report ... Research Centre. Reflecting on the mainland economy in the past decade, Chang Ka-mun, the managing director of the centre, said: "China's economy in 2003 was really imbalanced. However, ...

  6. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    China slowdown not scary, President Xi Jinping tells business leaders in Beijing

    Posted Nov 10th 2014, 04:48am by Victoria Ruan

    ... China's growth would be supported by initiatives including innovation and urbanisation. Beijing aims to move about 20 million farmers each year to cities in an attempt to raise household incomes ... Victoria Ruan in Beijing victoria.ruan@scmp.com President also tells Asia-Pacific economies to be careful in choosing the right free-trade pact China slowdown not scary, Xi says President ...

  7. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Xi Jinping takes charge of China's economic reforms

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 03:07am by Victoria Ruan

    ... in resource allocation among the three regions. Sources familiar with the matter said earlier Xi last year ordered a rewrite on a draft of China's urbanisation blueprint that had originally been ... the 'new normal' China observers are having to get up to speed with the "new normal" now required of their divining of the nation's policymaking. The term, aired by President Xi ...

  8. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Lots of room for growth, Wen says

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan, JANE CAI

    ... to opportunities brought by urbanisation and innovation. "I don't agree that, after 30 years' reform and development, China's growth has come to an end," Wen said. "We may ... the underground facilities in China's capital city. Acknowledging the huge challenges facing the country's leaders in urbanisation and industrialisation, Wen said, however, that "all ...

  9. News - China - ECONOMY

    Government pins hopes for growth on public transport and utilities infrastructure plan

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... by 2015, according to the statement, local governments were also warned to avoid shoddy work or vanity projects. Yuan Chongfa, an urbanisation specialist at the China City Development Academy, said ... plans to boost urban infrastructure, especially underground facilities, such as subways, drainage and utilities, in support of the nation's urbanisation drive. The statement, posted ...

  10. News - China - ECONOMY

    'Pickle index’ measures changing tide of Chinese migrant workers

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 11:48am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com How pickle sales can help track migrants Sceptical of often unreliable provincial statistical data, China’s chief economic engineers have turned to a large, radish-like mustard tuber to measure the country’s urbanisation rate. Consumption patterns of the preserved vegetable, a staple dish of migrant workers, helped researchers track labourers’ ...




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