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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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, ...

  4. Shoppers worried by higher fuel charges

    Posted Jun 21st 2008, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... it was raising petrol, diesel and jet fuel prices. It will offer subsidies to the agriculture, fishing and forestry industries as well as transport and taxi companies, the National Development and Reform ... higher energy prices through exemptions, but motorists were complaining yesterday as they were hit by higher costs at the pump. 'Prices are too high. I won't be able to afford ...

  5. Vegetable prices fall after control measures

    Posted Dec 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... following a dramatic rise in cotton prices; homes remain unaffordable despite government intervention; and high fuel prices have made travel more costly. An acute shortage of diesel drove up ... Mandy Zuo Vegetable prices have begun to drop after months of increases that account for a large part of consumer price inflation on the mainland. In its weekly monitoring report released ...

  6. Consumers losing out in a 'free market'

    Posted Dec 31st 2008, 12:00am by Joseph Cheng

    ... Joseph Cheng In the past six months, oil prices have fluctuated sharply, rising to more than US$150 per barrel and then dropping to below US$50 per barrel. Hong Kong people have an important question: why do local oil prices at the retail level rise rapidly and fall much more slowly? Have consumers been unfairly treated? Oil obviously plays an important role in the economy. ...

  7. Chat rooms, websites alive with opinions

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

    ... Choi Chi-yuk Mainland internet users yesterday swamped online chat rooms and websites to express their opinions on the sharp nationwide rise in fuel prices. Most of those angry about the increases were worried about the effect on inflation and people's lives. 'With the price of everything rising along with the surging oil price, how can ordinary people move on?' ...

  8. CLP Power seeks 2.8pc rise in tariff

    Posted Nov 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... prices and inflation in material costs. CLP Power, which has 2.3 million users in Kowloon, the New Territories and Lantau, is also reviewing its tariff structure for non-residential users, who ... obligations to cut pollution and make supply more reliable would require extra investment in infrastructure, aside from inflation. A person familiar with the situation said international prices ...

  9. Lunar New Year price rises push inflation to 13-month high

    Posted Mar 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Inflation edged up almost 2 per cent over the first two months of this year as the Lunar New Year holiday pushed up consumer prices 2.8 per cent in February, the most in 13 months, government data shows. Last month's year-on-year price increase was up from January's 1 per cent rise, while the underlying inflation rate also jumped 1.6 per cent from almost ...

  10. Producer prices witness lowest growth in 2 years

    Posted Feb 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... with petrol prices up 25.9 per cent and diesel up by 21.9 per cent. Mr Ha said prices of some key raw materials such as steel had started falling since the middle of last year due to overcapacity ... Cary Huang in Beijing Oversupply of raw materials, slow food price rises blamed Producer prices rose at their slowest pace in two years on the mainland last month, a sign of increasing ...




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