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  1. Business - Commodities

    China retail gas, diesel prices to rise 1pc

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 07:35pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing China announced on Friday a small hike of a 100 yuan (HK$125.3) per tonne, or roughly 1 per cent, to its retail gasoline price ceiling and a 95 yuan increase to diesel, effective Saturday, largely offsetting a previous cut early this month. China started a new fuel pricing system in March that has a closer link to the cost of crude oil.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1266016/china-retail-gas-diesel-prices-rise-1pc
  2. Business - China Business - ENERGY

    Give cash instead of fuel aid to poor, World Energy Council tells Beijing

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... aid to poor, Beijing told Beijing should gradually wind down fossil fuel subsidies in the form of state-managed pricing and replace them with direct cash transfers to the needy and higher ... mostly developed nations. Only Iran, Saudi Arabia, Russia and India paid out higher subsidies, most based on the consumption of petrol and diesel, and to a lesser degree on natural gas, coal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1152698/give-cash-instead-fuel-aid-poor-world-energy-council-tells
  3. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Smaller rise in power usage points to weakness in China's economy

    Posted Sep 15th 2012, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Asset Securities, said slowing growth in electricity usage showed the economic downturn would continue. Floods that hit about a dozen provinces might have also curbed demand for power, as some ... heavy industries increased only 0.4 per cent last month, while power usage at light industries rose 4.2 per cent. The tertiary sector, including services and logistics, registered a robust 10.9 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1037237/smaller-rise-power-usage-points-weakness-chinas-economy
  4. Business - Commodities - COMMENT

    The stock answer to oil consumption 'weakness'

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... industrial production growth should result in higher fuel demand, while the strong vehicle sales should be boosting consumption of petrol and diesel. But apparent oil demand is also looking soft, ... are being reduced. Refinery maintenance also explains some of the weakness in crude throughput, as does a later start to the planting season, which would have trimmed diesel demand in the farm ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1259391/stock-answer-oil-consumption-weakness
  5. Business - China Business - AVIATION

    Mainland airlines to raise fuel surcharges by up to 40 pc

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... last month to 7,583 yuan a tonne while wholesale diesel price rose 106 yuan in the three weeks to August 31- putting it nearly 300 yuan above the ceiling set by the government and just 5 yuan below the maximum retail diesel price allowed by officials. In light of the situation, Xinhua said yesterday the National Development and Reform Commission would raise the ex-factory prices ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1029772/mainland-airlines-raise-fuel-surcharges-40-pc
  6. Rare earth prices to stay high for years

    Posted Nov 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... resources, or were working on reducing their usage and replacing it with substitutes. 'It's unavoidable on the demand side of the equation because of what happened to prices ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Prices of rare earth metals, a group of minerals used by the electronics- and clean-energy industries, are expected to remain high in the next few years after ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/986210/rare-earth-prices-stay-high-years
  7. Business - Commodities

    NZ’s Fonterra cuts milk product prices in China amid probe

    Posted Jul 18th 2013, 08:49am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Wellington New Zealand’s Fonterra- the world’s largest dairy producer- will cut the price of one of it milk formula products in China, joining a growing list of firms responding to Beijing’s investigation into the sector. Auckland-based Fonterra said it will reduce prices by up to 9 per cent for its Anmum brand of maternal milk products from Aug. 1. The move comes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1285160/nzs-fonterra-cuts-milk-product-prices-china-amid-probe
  8. Business - Companies

    Abbott to cut milk powder prices in China after probe

    Posted Jul 12th 2013, 02:37pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Shanghai Abbott Laboratories is cutting prices of its instant products in China by up to 12 per cent, the company said, joining other foreign firms in responding to Beijing’s probe into possible price-fixing by milk powder makers. The diversified US healthcare conglomerate will cut prices of six products sold in China, including Similac and Pediasure, by 4 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1281021/abbott-cut-milk-powder-prices-china-after-probe
  9. Business - Companies

    Abbott to cut milk powder prices in China after probe

    Posted Jul 12th 2013, 02:37pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Shanghai Abbott Laboratories is cutting prices of its instant products in China by up to 12 per cent, the company said, joining other foreign firms in responding to Beijing’s probe into possible price-fixing by milk powder makers. The diversified US healthcare conglomerate will cut prices of six products sold in China, including Similac and Pediasure, by 4 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1281022/abbott-cut-milk-powder-prices-china-after-probe
  10. Business - Companies

    Mead Johnson cutting China infant milk prices amid probe

    Posted Jul 11th 2013, 11:05am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New York Mead Johnson to cut prices by 7 per cent to 15 per cent next week, launching new promotional campaign to reassure Chinese consumers Mead Johnson Nutrition said it will cut the price of its infant milk formula in China, becoming the latest company to take action in the wake of an investigation by Beijing into possible price-fixing and anti-competitive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1280154/mead-johnson-cutting-china-infant-milk-prices-amid-probe

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