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  1. Analysts sceptical over property price plan

    Posted Apr 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... for others to set their targets to use as a point of reference. And the targets announced so far look similar and vague- aligned with local gross domestic product, income growth rates, or both. ... as excessive liquidity and low interest rates were the chief culprits in asset-price inflation. The government should also increase supplies of land and subsidised housing. 'With liquidity made ...

  2. Theorists at odds in anti-inflation battle

    Posted May 13th 2008, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... basis. Expect the inflation rate to abate later in the year. Nonsense, retort the other camp, who we may as well call the monetarists. They adhere to the dictum of Nobel economics laureate Milton ... to limit price increases by slapping controls on food and fertilizer prices while offering subsidies to farmers. On the monetary front, the government has repeatedly said it is running a tight ...

  3. Inflation bites where it hurts most- food

    Posted Apr 21st 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Chan

    ... recession. Last week, the government revealed that March's consumer price index rose 8.3 per cent, well above the 4.8 per cent annual rate that it has set for all of this year. For the first ... gap. According to the National Bureau of Statistics, cities registered an 8 per cent inflation growth last month while the rate in the countryside was 9 per cent. But despite a slight easing ...



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