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  1. Focusing on slowdown and inflation battle

    Posted Jul 21st 2008, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... badly. Guangdong's economy grew 10.7 per cent in the first half, 3.6 percentage points lower than a year ago, while Shanghai's economy grew 10.3 per cent, down 2.7 percentage points. ... Wang Xiangwei It is hardly a coincidence that Premier Wen Jiabao flew to Guangdong on Saturday for a two-day inspection of local businesses, one day after the mainland's export ...

  2. Higher costs a price worth paying to address imbalance

    Posted Jul 24th 2006, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang Xiangwei Mainland authorities are under growing pressure to further clamp down on the excessive liquidity and easy bank lending which led to the economy growing at a blistering rate ... determination to push ahead with long-delayed reforms to tackle the serious price distortions in the economy and allow market forces to run their due course. To put it simply, the central government ...

  3. Time to take energy conservation bull by the horns

    Posted Aug 08th 2005, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang Xiangwei While the rest of the world frets about China's expanding economic influence on the international stage, its booming economy is running out of fuel. Literally. During the past few weeks, the Pearl River Delta region- one of the mainland's most dynamic regional economies- has reported an unprecedented fuel shortage. Passenger cars and trucks form long lines ...

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    Will Xi Jinping follow in the footsteps of his reformist father?

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 04:53am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... will show which direction Xi wants to take the world's second largest economy. Some analysts have been heartened by the fact that Xi has constantly trumpeted reforms and chose Shenzhen, ... have focused on the elder Xi's stint as party chief of Guangdong province. He held the position for less than three years but has been credited for battling leftist elements and pushing ...

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    Xi gets off to good start in first 100 days but drastic reforms are unlikely

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... exciting chatter at home and abroad about himself, his new administration and the future direction of the mainland economy since he officially took over the reins of the Communist Party on November ... first official trip outside Beijing, he flew to Guangdong where he retraced Deng's footsteps to call for bolder economic reforms. He also raised hopes that the mainland would step up ...

  6. Beijing sides with HK on water deal

    Posted Aug 13th 2003, 12:00am by Joseph Lo, Wang Xiangwei

    ... Officials agree that market forces, not set rates, should determine the price paid for supplies from Guangdong Central authorities are apparently siding with Hong Kong in the call for a more rational water-supply deal with Guangdong. According to a senior central government source in Beijing, there was agreement among officials that the arrangement between Hong Kong ...

  7. Soaring oil price highlights need to reform the system

    Posted Aug 15th 2005, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... impact on the Chinese economy. More important, soaring oil prices have again highlighted the urgent need to reform the distorted national mechanism for the pricing of refined oil, which has ... helped contribute to the acute shortage in much of Guangdong and many large cities around the mainland. Refineries have in a way been forced to subsidise every driver on the mainland, not only ...

  8. Hu secures his legacy but lineup shows power sharing in party

    Posted Oct 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... the National People's Congress approves the reshuffle of the State Council. Wang Yang, 52, currently Chongqing's party secretary, is slated to become the Guangdong party chief, while Mr Bo, ... fourth largest economy, as any drastic upswings and downturns also carry implications for the global economy. Still, the congress was significant in many ways. For one, Mr Hu proved to be a deft ...



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