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  1. Momentum investor shows way to riches

    Posted Oct 06th 2008, 12:00am by Samantha Kierath

    ... is not shy and it is initially tempting for a jaded reader to automatically dismiss the text as irrational exuberance. But it is worth ploughing on past the China 101 history and values lessons ... to the mainland exchanges and a useful overview of some economic trends driving China's middle class. Hsu does the reader a service by avoiding glib references to Mao Zedong and examining diverse ...

  2. Income tax threshold will not be raised, say reports

    Posted Dec 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... income tax threshold from the present 2,000 yuan (HK$2,300) a month to at least 3,000 yuan to stimulate domestic consumption. The idea has gained momentum in the face of the global economic ... But the Economic Observer newspaper yesterday quoted 'an authoritative source' saying that central government leaders did not discuss the proposal at last week's central economic work ...

  3. Forex reserves surge to US$2.1tr on fund inflows

    Posted Jul 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to bet on rising asset prices and a quick economic recovery. Reserves rose US$178 billion in the second quarter, the biggest quarterly increase on record and up from the US$1.95 trillion yuan at the end of March, the People's Bank of China said yesterday. The US$2.13 trillion in reserves, growing 18 per cent from a year earlier, are twice those of Japan, with the second-largest ...

  4. Metals and mining face hard times on mainland

    Posted Aug 18th 2008, 12:00am by Jason Krupp

    ... that it may affect China's own economic growth. 'Globally, we've seen a sell-off [in China's mining and metal stocks],' said Andrew Driscoll, research analysts for CLSA. ... Jason Krupp Falling prices and shifting economic trends to hit key sectors Despite good earnings reports expected from many of the mainland's mining and metal operations, analysts ...

  5. Mainland think-tanks

    Posted Jan 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... People's Bank of China Institute of Fiscal Science- Ministry of Finance State Information Centre- State Development and Reform Commission National Economic Research Institute- China Reform Foundation Centre for China Studies- State Council's Chinese Academy of Sciences China Stock Exchange Executive Council- government-related Beijing Unirule Institute of Economics- non-government ...

  6. Firms' tax burden too great, delegates say

    Posted Mar 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... said. The delegate also complained about the opaque nature of the central government's budget report. 'The people at the National People's Congress cannot understand what ... for the country's non-governmental enterprises. Bao Yujun, a CPPCC delegate and chairman of the All-China Society of Private Economy Research, said the existing taxation system was not transparent ...

  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. Call to impose tax on property

    Posted Jun 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... governments' reliance on land tax revenues, according to a research team with the State Information Centre, a think tank under the country's economic planning commission. The report was published in the China Securities Journal yesterday. Land sale revenues are collected by local governments under the present tax regime. The report said that gave local governments no incentive to curb high ...

  9. Tax revenue rises 20 per cent

    Posted Jan 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the increase in revenue is economic growth.' Yang Zhigang, a professor at the Monetary, Trade and Economics Institute at the China Academy of Social Science, agreed and said tax officials had also ... Irene Wang and David Fang China's tax revenue last year rose 20.3 per cent to 2.05 trillion yuan, according to a report by the State Administration of Taxation. Tax revenue increased ...

  10. Fears for China's short term growth outlook overblown

    Posted Mar 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tom Holland A string of weak figures released over recent days has got investors worried about the depth of the slowdown in China's economy. They needn't fret, at least ... plunged China's trade balance US$31.5 billion into the red in February, its largest monthly deficit in years. Even more worrying, there are signs the domestic economy is struggling. The pace ...




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