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  1. Consumer price index forecast to climb 2pc

    Posted Aug 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Woods Lee in Beijing The mainland's consumer price index will climb out of negative territory and rise to about 2 per cent for the full year, the Ministry of Commerce said. ... bottoming out, but all this doesn't support a fast consumer price rise,' he said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/690326/consumer-price-index-forecast-climb-2pc
  2. Statisticians in bit of a twist over revised consumer price index

    Posted May 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... 28 It happens every five years, right on schedule. Our statisticians conduct a survey of household expenditure patterns, adjust the weights of the consumer price index for it and, well, ... A higher weighting for food in the total consumer basket, she says, is 'due to the increases in both prices of various basic food items and the costs of meals bought away from home'. Very ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/966688/statisticians-bit-twist-over-revised-consumer-price-index
  3. Consumer price index posts 0.8pc rise in May

    Posted Jun 24th 2005, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... The increase in consumer prices is higher than the 0.5 per cent recorded in April but on par with February and March. Inflation in May was roughly in line with analysts' estimates. A government ... consumer demand continues to strengthen, consumer prices are expected to edge up gradually in the months ahead,' he added. Analysts expect inflation to top 1.1 per cent in 2005 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/505742/consumer-price-index-posts-08pc-rise-may
  4. Business - Economy - CONSUMER PRICES

    Room for policy easing as China's consumer prices rise 2.5pc

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 10:17am by Reuters

    ... The National Bureau of Statistics said yesterday that the consumer price index rose 2.5 per cent in May, quickening from 1.8 per cent in April and slightly exceeding market expectations of a 2.4 per ... consumer inflation edged up to a four-month high of 2.5 per cent last month while factory price deflation eased, reinforcing signs of stabilisation in the economy. Inflation still remained well ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1529126/china-inflation-jumps-25pc
  5. Business - Economy - CHINA

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

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

    ... 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 ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1570236/chinas-consumer-inflation-tame-july-producer-deflation-stubborn
  6. Business - Economy - CHINA

    Mainland consumers more pessimistic this month

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 10:33am by Victoria Ruan

    ... towards the property sector faltered. However, McKay said that in absolute terms consumers were still reporting house price expectations that were above the long-run average, "which ... Victoria Ruan in Beijing victoria.ruan@scmp.com Consumer mood dip highlights China fragility Consumer sentiment on the mainland became more pessimistic in August as confidence about ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1581060/mainland-consumers-more-pessimistic-month
  7. Business - Economy

    Australian consumer sentiment strong, but wages at 16-year lows

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 02:56pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Sydney Australia sees bounce in consumer confidence A measure of Australian consumer sentiment rose strongly this month as households grew more optimistic on the near-term economic outlook and worried less about their finances, even as wage growth stayed stuck at 16-year lows. The survey of 1,200 people by the Melbourne Institute and Westpac Bank showed the index ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1572825/australian-consumer-sentiment-strong-wages-16-year-lows
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    'Grim' retail sales index tells only fraction of story

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 04:25am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... of how much all of this might affect consumer activity. The blue line represents the growth of the retail sales index, the red line the growth of total domestic-market spending. For the red line ... this year. There is no need to push a panic button. And one big reason that the retail sales index is down so much is that retailers of stuff just haven't been able to drive up their prices ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1565124/grim-retail-sales-index-tells-only-fraction-story
  9. Peg puts question of consumer price index rise out of the equation

    Posted Aug 25th 2004, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... The peg determines whether our consumer prices go up or down. The only way Mr Tang could ever have a say in it is if he were to scrap the peg. Think about it. If either he or Joseph Yam Chi-kwong ... touted everywhere but the fact is our prolonged bout of deflation ended in August last year. As the chart shows, since that time the trend of consumer prices has been up. All that happened ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/467846/peg-puts-question-consumer-price-index-rise-out-equation
  10. Business - Economy

    South Korea consumer sentiment bounces back in June

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 01:08am by Reuters

    ... that recovery in domestic consumption is back on track, a central bank survey showed. The Bank of Korea said its composite consumer sentiment index rose to 107 in June from 105 in May. The index had ... sales softened. The index's 2.3 point improvement in June, however, fell short of making up May's 3.6 point fall. A reading above 100 shows that consumers who expect economic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1540538/south-korea-consumer-sentiment-bounces-back-june

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