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  1. 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 ...

  2. KMB, Long Win bus fares to rise as much as 3.6pc

    Posted Apr 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... cents more or not be affected. The increases were not enough to offset rising fuel prices, KMB said. 'The fuel [oil] price has risen by 60 per cent to the current level of HK$138 per ... in July last year. It said the increase was necessary because of soaring fuel prices, the cost of buying new buses, pay rises and increases in operating costs. 'Looking ahead, both companies ...

  3. 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 ...


    Posted Sep 04th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... margins. The broker predicted that in 2005 total throughput volume would rise 12 per cent to 270 million tonnes as domestic demand for diesel, gasoline and fuel oil was soaring. The counter ... cent to 18.58 billion yuan, driven by the increase in demand for refined oil products. Rising oil prices were especially worrying for mainland refiners as increases in costs could not be passed ...

  5. Asian contactless payment card usage

    Posted Feb 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... (percentage of population) Thailand 25 per cent Taiwan 67 per cent Singapore 100 per cent The Philippines 50 per cent Malaysia 100 per cent South Korea 50 per cent Japan 50 per cent Indonesia 0 India 0 Hong Kong 100 per cent Mainland 30 per cent Source: F ...

  6. Pressures on inflation show signs of easing

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

    ... with petrol, kerosene, diesel and raw coal prices up 24.1 per cent, 24.9 per cent, 20.5 per cent, and 7.6 per cent respectively. All reported slower growth compared with the previous month. ... Cary Huang in Beijing The mainland's inflationary pressure eased last month, with the main price indicators slowing despite robust economic growth fuelled by higher capital spending ...

  7. Land prices fall 14pc amid rise in unsold new homes

    Posted Jun 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com Mainland residential land prices fell 14 per cent last month from April as developers grew cautious about acquiring sites given their growing inventories of unsold new homes and the tight credit environment. The average price of land for homebuilding declined to 1,101 yuan (HK$1,345) per square metre last month, according to China Index Academy, ...

  8. Developer Agile misses target amid price curbs

    Posted Mar 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... target due to difficult market conditions. The developer yesterday reported its underlying profit last year rose 28.4 per cent because of low land prices and higher sales as a result of the price ... vice-president of Agile Property, said prices for some property projects were cut by 10 to 20 per cent last year to offset the curbs imposed by the government to cool the red-hot market. 'We still ...

  9. Indian import duty hike hits mainland stock prices

    Posted Feb 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Mainland power-generation equipment makers saw their share prices slide after the Indian government proposed slapping a 19 per cent duty on imports of equipment ... research Dave Dai said. He expected the proposed duty and the depreciating rupee to erase the price advantage Chinese products had against those from India, although their profit would only ...

  10. Price of car parks tipped to decline

    Posted Feb 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Paggie Leung paggie.leung@scmp.com Prices of car parking spaces in Hong Kong are expected to show slower growth this year, and may fall, as global economic uncertainty stems the sharp rises recorded last year. 'I think prices for parking lots will remain stable or drop slightly by 10 per cent in general this year, as they are usually in line with home prices and we ...




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