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  1. Business

    China sets first-half rare earth export quota for next year

    Posted Dec 29th 2012, 09:42am by Agence France Presse in Beijing

    ... Agence France Presse in Beijing China on Friday announced its export quota for rare earth resources for the first half of next year amid declining prices and weak demand in the global market. China produces more than 95 per cent of the world’s rare earths, 17 elements critical to manufacturing everything from iPads to low-emission cars. The country has set production caps ...

  2. Beijing cracks down on commodity trades

    Posted Nov 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... flows into the system, driving up commodity and asset prices. The National Development and Reform Commission has vowed to weed out illegal practices and market manipulation to control prices. ... predicted that a higher margin requirement would cause a multibillion-yuan capital outflow, as speculative funds would lose interest in the commodities market. The exchanges suspended trading fee ...

  3. Beijing raises retail prices of petrol and diesel

    Posted Jun 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jasmine Wang The central government has increased the retail prices of diesel and petrol, easing the pressure on refiners from rising international oil prices. The National Development and Reform Commission said in a statement yesterday the retail ceiling ...

  4. Mixed results tipped for mainland energy firms

    Posted Aug 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... share price has outperformed the market in the past two weeks on the back of speculation of a post-Olympics fuel price rise. But analysts said the sharp correction in international crude oil ... car sales slowed to 6.8 per cent last month from 18.5 per cent in the first half of the year, as high inflation, tightened bank lending and the slumping stock market sapped consumption growth, ...

  5. Sinopec earnings plunge 77.3pc on refining losses

    Posted Aug 25th 2008, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... were just expectedly awful,' said Kim Eng Securities analyst Larry Grace. Mr Grace doubted market talk that Beijing would raise domestic fuel prices again after the Olympic Games, which ...

  6. Don't write off oil rally just yet

    Posted Jul 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng The more than 10 per cent drop in oil prices last week, the steepest week-long decline in the history of oil futures trading, is probably not yet the beginning of a bear market. Tight supply in the energy market means prices will remain susceptible to geopolitically and weather-driven volatility, analysts said. But while new record highs may still be seen in the next ...

  7. Regulator may boost surcharges on increasing jet fuel costs

    Posted Jul 10th 2008, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So The aviation regulator will probably raise fuel surcharges on domestic routes again soon after the state-owned jet fuel wholesaler lifted prices by 720 yuan (HK$819) per tonne from July 1, according to a major airline. China Aviation Oil Corp ...

  8. The commodity market bulls will run out of puff next year

    Posted Dec 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Tom Holland For years now it has been an article of faith among brokers and a good many investors that commodity prices can only climb higher. They believe commodity markets are mid-way ... will propel a multi-decade bull market in everything from soya beans to zinc. It's an enticing story, and one backed by the price performance of major commodities over the last 10 years. Both oil ...

  9. Business - Commodities

    Commodity markets pin hopes on Hong Kong ties

    Posted Jun 26th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanny Yu

    ... Jeanny Yu jeanny.yu@scmp.com Commodity markets pin hopes on HK ties Mainland commodity exchanges are looking to co-operate with Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing in developing the trading of new commodities and cross-listing their products. They hope to gain a greater share of the global market through this after HKEx announced plans to develop the city into a commodities trading ...

  10. Business - Commodities

    Rising food costs feeding boom in commodities market

    Posted May 11th 2008, 12:00am by Nick Westra

    ... Nick Westra An imminent US recession has weighed on financial markets this year, but surging food prices have fed a boom in the commodities market that shows no signs of slowing down. 'There are a number of structural reasons, both on the demand and the supply side, to suggest that commodities prices and food prices will remain firm and there could be substantial spikes ...




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