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  1. An alternative history of the economic future

    Posted Oct 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... forceful decision-taking all but impossible, the US is facing a fate much like Japan's in the 1990s: a lost decade of high unemployment, economic stagnation and relative decline. In contrast, China's economy is in the ascendant. Powered by a government-directed investment programme to build badly needed infrastructure and the world's fastest-growing consumer market, China ...

  2. All eyes on China the white knight

    Posted Nov 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing cary.huang@scmp.com Officially the main agenda for this week's G20 summit is to discuss the global economy, but the spotlight will be on China's role as Europe's potential saviour, with the meeting coming just a week after EU leaders reached a last-ditch deal to tackle the euro-zone debt crisis. China has expressed confidence that Europe can ...

  3. Beijing to open door to private capital

    Posted Feb 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing cary.huang@scmp.com The mainland will take bolder steps to reform its quasi-socialist economic system by introducing private capital into industries that have long ... yesterday following a cabinet meeting chaired by Premier Wen Jiabao. The meeting was to discuss the year's plans for economic reform. '[We] will perfect and realise the measures to promote ...

  4. Beijing's latest policy flip-flop: first suffocate, then stimulate

    Posted May 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tom Holland If you're scratching your head in perplexity, don't worry. You are not the only one. Over the last month or so, it has become increasingly clear that China's economic growth is slowing down. In the first quarter of the year, its gross domestic product grew by 8.1 per cent in year-on-year terms. That sounds relatively healthy, especially when you compare ...

  5. Who's reaping the windfall?

    Posted Jul 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... at in that regard are Air China, China Eastern and China Southern. Analysts project as much as a 6 per cent share price rise for the airlines for each drop by US$1 in the price of a barrel of oil. Mainland ... increase by 16 per cent in the first half of this year compared with last year. Power China's independent power producers such as Huadian Power, China Resources Power, Datang and Huaneng Power ...

  6. Policymakers urged to focus on fighting inflation

    Posted Mar 04th 2008, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... a new cabinet for the next five years. On the sidelines of the CPPCC meeting, Yi Gang , a deputy governor of the People's Bank of China, suggested policymakers remained focused ... by delegates. More than 2,200 members of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference from around the country gathered at Beijing's cavernous Great Hall of the People ...

  7. Second-half cheer may yet dispel dark outlook

    Posted Sep 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... for producers in China to pass on rising costs. 'The economic slowdown appears to have developed into something more sustained and perhaps even more sinister,' Capital Economics senior US ... news: based on what analysts have seen from the January-June period, they are growing more pessimistic about prospects for the second half. The 84 companies on the MSCI China Index ...

  8. Mainland growth 11.4pc but signs point to cooling

    Posted Jan 25th 2008, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... was bound to have a negative effect on the world economy, with both the US and China powerful engines for the current cycle of global growth. 'If economic growth sees a mild slowdown, it fits ... in the government's tightening campaign despite the expected slowdown in the global economy amid the United States subprime crisis. 'China's economy is one step away from overheating and its growth ...

  9. Time to put growth priorities in order

    Posted Mar 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... equality and environmental damage- become apparent, it would seem to be time to reorder the priorities. Pronouncements from the National People's Congress suggest that economic moderates have ... could actually run a trade deficit this year. A deeper trend is for higher living standards accompanying strong economic growth to structurally increase China's propensity to import foreign ...

  10. Legislation earns people's ire

    Posted May 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Luisa Tam The long-anticipated introduction of a minimum wage law in Hong Kong has not been met with fanfare, but has instead given rise to confusion and recriminations on all sides. While the legislation that took effect on May 1 was passed by the Legisl ...




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