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  1. China's investments are not as wasteful as the bears believe

    Posted Jul 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the first chart below), a far higher proportion than either Japan or Korea during their rapid growth phases. And the more China invests, the worse its overcapacity gets and the more the economic ... both recorded an Icor of around three during their high-growth periods. But there is no obvious sign of a rising trend, which indicates that the economic efficiency of China's investments ...

  2. Beijing tightens rules on overseas investments to lower risks

    Posted Jan 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... relations with China, and in overseas infrastructure projects in high-risk areas. Overseas investments of between US$10 million and US$100 million as well as all those in the energy, mining ... of International Trade and Economic Co-operation under the ministry, said the rules would provide proper guidance to avoid unnecessary risk and reckless overseas investments. Beijing has encouraged ...

  3. Beijing has room to engineer a soft landing, analysts say

    Posted Apr 21st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'China's macroeconomic problem today is over-investment and under-consumption, but not overheating, as many believed,' he said. 'Economic policies are best characterised as selective ... Allen T. Cheng in Beijing China's economy is headed towards a slowdown and economists are wondering how hard the landing will be. An abrupt slowdown- or hard landing- could ...

  4. CICC to lead IPO for People's Insurance

    Posted Jul 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lulu Chen lulu.chen@scmp.com State-owned People's Insurance Company of China Group (PICC), one of the country's largest insurers, has chosen China International Capital ... public offering application to the China Insurance Regulatory Commission in May, according to a regulatory person familiar with the matter, adding that the company applied for a A+H share dual ...

  5. 'Go West' drive slowed by lack of funding

    Posted Mar 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... to the building of dams and power projects and did not pay enough attention to the hardships of relocated people,'; Mr Wang said. ... for the development of the west.' China has become a major destination for global investment, ranking third behind the US and Britain as a recipient of foreign direct investment in 2005. It received some ...

  6. Other people's irrationality can help you make money

    Posted Dec 19th 2010, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... history demonstrates that irrationality or illogical investor behaviour is the norm. Only true believers in rational markets fail to acknowledge this. The timing for this new government venture ...

  7. Emerging economies move in on the big boys

    Posted Jun 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... period, reform of international financial institutions and ensuring food and energy security. So it should be no surprise that top-level business forums, like the World Economic Forum in Davos, are no longer the monopoly of the West. To further upgrade integration in global economic affairs and increase their role in policymaking, BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) ...

  8. Further easing likely as F.D.I. dives 9.76pc

    Posted Dec 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... be 'very severe' in the first quarter of next year because of the 'very severe and complicated' economic conditions overseas. The preliminary HSBC China manufacturing purchasing ... Denise Tsang denise.tsang@scmp.com Slowing economies abroad have dampened foreign direct investment and hurt manufacturing activity in China, increasing pressure on Beijing to further ease ...

  9. Lender predicts stimulus, rate cut by end of year

    Posted Jul 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to the reserve requirement ratio (RRR) for banks. The effect would be to release up to two trillion yuan into the market. HSBC lowered its growth forecast for China's economy this year yesterday to 8.4 per cent from 8.6 per cent, but Frederic Neumann, co-head of Asian economic research, said the worst may be over and growth should pick up in the second half. The bank expects 8.5 per cent ...

  10. Investment will slow but Beijing holds key to soft landing

    Posted May 19th 2006, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... and government bodies sank a total of 1.8 trillion yuan of new money into projects in the country's cities between January and April. That amounts to almost a third of China's total economic ... at 10 per cent, within eight years China's whole economic output would consist of nothing but investment. That is a nonsense scenario but it does demonstrate that the current pace ...




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