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  1. KMB asks for 10 times official rate

    Posted Nov 27th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... taking into account wage and composite consumer price indices for June, gave a figure of 0.9 per cent. But she said this was not the final figure and was not the only factor the government would consider while assessing the application- soaring fuel prices would be another. In 2008, KMB applied for a nine per cent rise in fares when the government's indicated rate was 4.67 per cent. ...

  2. China Resources eyes seven city gas projects

    Posted Mar 17th 2010, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... as the sector saw brisk demand growth driven by government policies to boost clean fuel usage. 'But we have grabbed the market's largest four city gas projects last year, in Zhengzhou, Fuzhou, ... Total gas sales on the mainland grew 11 per cent to 87.5 billion cubic metres last year. While the central government is expected to raise gas prices this year to bridge the gap between more ...

  3. Refiners rally in wake of fuel price reform

    Posted Dec 09th 2008, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Along with the pricing reform, Beijing raised the consumption tax on petrol fivefold and that on diesel eightfold and, to offset the burden on car owners, abolished six road-use fees they pay ... Eric Ng Mainland oil refiners saw their share prices rise strongly yesterday after Beijing unveiled a reform of retail price-setting for fuel aimed at better matching regulated domestic ...

  4. Rising costs, falling prices halve Chalco profit

    Posted Oct 07th 2008, 12:00am by Carol Chan

    ... and falling prices. Rising raw material and fuel prices had raised production costs, while the global financial crisis had brought down the prices of its products, Chalco said yesterday. It reported ... in August. The Beijing-based company said it had cut spot alumina price by 9.4 per cent to 2,900 yuan a tonne, its third reduction since June. It lowered alumina prices 8.6 per cent on August ...

  5. Union submits pricing plan for higher road transport charges

    Posted Jul 24th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Colleen Lee

    ... Under the proposal, diesel costs account for 47 per cent of the charge and 18 per cent is for a driver's salary, with the fuel price set at HK$12.14 per litre. Maintenance costs account ... Agnes Lam and Colleen Lee A drivers' union has submitted a pricing proposal to the government to calculate transport charges amid high fuel prices. The Dumper Truck Drivers ...

  6. Airlines cleared to raise fuel levy by up to 50pc

    Posted Jul 01st 2008, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Beijing announced the biggest increase in jet fuel prices 10 days ago. Fuel surcharges would be raised from today by 50 yuan (HK$57) to 150 yuan on flights longer than 800km while that on shorter ... forecasts for Air China, China Southern Airlines and China Eastern Airlines Corp. Beijing has been wary of raising jet fuel prices and adding surcharges on air fares because of rising inflation. ...

  7. Carriers fear higher surcharges will further dampen demand

    Posted Jun 21st 2008, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So The drastic increase in domestic jet fuel prices has put mainland airlines in a dilemma- they are requesting to raise fuel surcharges but fear this will dampen weak travel ... Eastern sources 70 per cent locally. When Beijing raised jet fuel prices to about 7,450 yuan per tonne- fuel accounts for more than 40 per cent of airline costs- it did not subsequently adjust ...

  8. Fuel rises show Beijing can control inflation

    Posted Dec 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai The central government's surprise move to raise petrol and diesel prices, which could fuel worries of higher consumer prices, shows Beijing's confidence ... of diesel by 300 yuan per tonne, or 4.5 per cent, yesterday. The price increases were less than half of the gain in global crude oil prices in the past month. Beijing last raised petrol prices ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Further price rises in the pipeline despite inflation

    Posted Jun 21st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the retail price of petrol by 16.7 per cent to 6,980 yuan per tonne and of diesel by 18.1 per cent to 6,520 yuan per tonne, effective yesterday. China joined India, Indonesia, Malaysia and Sri Lanka ... diesel and jet fuel prices are 31 per cent, 38 per cent and 30 per cent below international import parity prices respectively. To help offset the rising cost of crude oil for state refiners, ...




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