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  1. Business - Economy - CHINA

    China's consumer inflation tame in July, but producer deflation stubborn

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:53am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Shanghai Rate remains steady at 2.3pc but producer deflation proves stubborn Mainland consumer inflation stays tame at 2.3pc The mainland posted mild consumer inflation ... rebound. Data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed that the consumer price index held steady at 2.3 per cent year-on-year in July, while the producer price index fell 0.9 per cent ...

  2. Business - Economy - CHINA

    Effort to build a nation of consumers meets resistance from budget-minded shoppers

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 04:01am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Beijing Leaders' efforts to transform mainland from factory to shopping mall is meeting resistance Shift towards consumer society faces obstacles Business should be picking up for Zhao Guoping, a Beijing shopkeeper, as central government leaders try to build a consumer society to replace a worn-out economic model based on trade and investment. But his ...

  3. Business - Economy - CHINA

    China's October economic data good news for leaders as plenum starts

    Posted Nov 10th 2013, 06:29am by BLOOM

    ... and February distortions caused by the timing of the Lunar New Year holiday. The increase in October's consumer price index was the highest since February, when the index also rose 3.2 per cent. ...

  4. Business - Economy - CHINA

    City migrants help boost rural incomes

    Posted Jan 31st 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... to consume. This should help rebalancing." The situation highlights the urgency of measures such as overhauling a household registration system that keeps 642 million rural dwellers from ...

  5. Business - Economy - CHINA

    China's economy shows added signs of recovery

    Posted Dec 10th 2012, 12:00am by JANE CAI

    ... output accelerated to 10.1 per cent in November from a year earlier, while the consumer price index rose 2 per cent, the National Bureau of Statistics said yesterday. The bureau's figures ...

  6. Business - Economy - CHINA

    China stuck in inflation policy bind as CPI jumps

    Posted Jul 09th 2013, 09:45am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Victoria Ruan in Beijing victoria.ruan@scmp.com CPI jumps 2.7 per cent to four-month high in June, and more modest rises are expected China stuck in inflation policy bind Consumer ... a so far lacklustre economic recovery. The consumer price index rose 2.7 per cent from a year earlier, accelerating from a rise of 2.1 per cent in May, the National Bureau of Statistics said ...

  7. Business - Economy - CHINA

    China trade outlook worsens as exports tumble in June

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 10:11am by Victoria Ruan

    ... sector analysts came as Li vowed to keep economic growth "within a reasonable range" and not let the "growth rate and employment slide below a bottom line and the rise in consumer ...

  8. Business - Economy - CHINA

    No spark in services data deepens China gloom

    Posted Jul 03rd 2013, 09:11am by Victoria Ruan

    ... demand for exports, by giving it a consumer-led growth engine. Qu Hongbin, the chief China economist at HSBC, said: "The underlying growth momentum is likely to be softening for services ...

  9. Business - Economy - CHINA

    Bird flu seen as curb on inflation

    Posted Apr 12th 2013, 12:00am by Daniel Ren

    ... of black humour are likening it to a new means for the authorities to rein in growth in the consumer price index, as millions of mainlanders shun chicken and pork products. Admitting that it is difficult to gauge the bird flu's impact on key indicators, economists said it would certainly drag down CPI growth. Consumer prices rose a less-than-expected 2.1 per cent last month. Food ...

  10. News - China - CHINA

    Luxury brands still reaping big rewards in China

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 04:31pm by Ernest Kao

    ... China’s high import duties for luxury goods encourage consumers to leave the country to make their big ticket purchases. A Chanel bag in Shanghai, for instance, costs 45 per cent more than in Hong ... from? Goods are priced on the ability of consumers to pay. As most of China's noveau riche are willing and able to pay high prices right now, brands are setting their price points high, ...




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