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  1. Fourth consecutive fall sees inflation at 4.3pc

    Posted Jan 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... cent. Government relief measures artificially lowered the rise in consumer prices to an official 2.1 per cent in December when compared with a year earlier, Census and Statistics Department figures show. The figure for November was 3.1 per cent, The falls in inflation are a marked decline from June, when year-on-year rises in consumer prices exceeded 6 per cent, a level not seen ...

  2. Beijing cuts petrol and diesel prices by 3pc

    Posted Jul 29th 2009, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng The central government will cut mainland petrol and diesel prices by about 3 per cent from today, in the latest round of adjustments to keep in line with global crude oil prices ... Diesel prices fell 3.03 per cent in the capital and 3.26 per cent in the east-coast financial centre. Jet fuel prices have been cut by about 5.5 per cent, with the No1 jet fuel's ex-factory ...

  3. Mainland refiners receive earnings boost from adjusted fuel prices

    Posted Mar 26th 2009, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... yuan per tonne and diesel by 160 yuan after sharp falls in crude prices. New York oil futures jumped to US$53.98 per barrel on Tuesday from US$35.40 on January 15. After the latest price rise, the maximum allowed retail petrol price in Beijing is 6,930 yuan, 4.4 per cent higher than before, and that of diesel is 6,260 yuan, 2.6 per cent higher. Prices vary across regions. A spokesman said ...

  4. China Southern sinks 3.9pc on gloomy forecast

    Posted Sep 01st 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... share-price target to HK$1.77 from HK$1.80. Shares in China Southern, the mainland's largest carrier by fleet size and passenger numbers, dropped as much as 7 per cent before closing 3.94 per ... remained in the doldrums, while domestic demand would be overshadowed by overcapacity in the second half. The carrier is fully exposed to any increase in global oil prices after it terminated all ...

  5. Consumer Council's online guide to cheapest fuel runs into criticism

    Posted Feb 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the needs of motorists, who would not switch oil companies just because of lower prices. The website- Consumer.org.hk/pricewatch/oilwatch/- was launched yesterday. It showed Sinopec offered the cheapest petrol, while Caltex had the cheapest diesel. Drivers can also enter their preferences, such as which credit card will be used and bonus schemes, and the lowest price will be worked out. ...

  6. Now is the time to cut emissions, firms told

    Posted May 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that Hong Kong drivers had become much more conscious of fuel efficiency in the last two years. The pollster attributed the change in attitude to surging fuel prices. About 59 per cent of 300 ...

  7. Companies issue profit warnings

    Posted Jan 15th 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So, Toh Han Shih

    ... profit warnings as the slowing economy put pressure on demand and selling prices while costs remained high. The Guangzhou-based carrier yesterday estimated a loss for last year, compared with a 1.85 billion yuan (HK$2.1 billion) profit in 2007, on a decline in international routes and higher fuel prices. Domestic fuel prices were set by Beijing and had not been adjusted down to match ...

  8. Power users could face moderate tariff rises

    Posted Dec 08th 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... with the situation at Hongkong Electric, said the spending on fuel would be the main focus of the company's tariff adjustment. 'While the coal price has dropped, it is by no means at a low level,' he said. 'What makes the fuel issue even more important is that the Lamma power station is going to raise its natural-gas usage from 15 per cent to about a third of total electricity ...

  9. Beijing increases petrol and diesel prices

    Posted Mar 25th 2009, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng Beijing will raise petrol price by 290 yuan (HK$329.09) a tonne and diesel price by 160 yuan a tonne from today, to take into account the impact of the rising cost of crude oil ... a tonne to 6,238.40 yuan and diesel by 160 yuan a tonne to 5,611.60 yuan. At the start of this year, a new pricing system was implemented to give refiners unspecified 'reasonable' profit ...

  10. Beijing raises retail prices of petrol and diesel

    Posted Jun 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jasmine Wang The central government has increased the retail prices of diesel and petrol, easing the pressure on refiners from rising international oil prices. The National Development and Reform Commission said in a statement yesterday the retail ceiling prices for petrol and diesel would increase by 400 yuan (HK$453.92) a tonne from midnight. 'The decision was made based ...




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