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  1. Air China to post loss for first nine months

    Posted Oct 16th 2008, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... as the global fuel price had now come down to below US$90 per barrel from US$146 in July, Mr Wong added. Air China has partially hedged its consumption of jet fuel on international routes. When oil prices softened, the fair value of its fuel hedging contracts turned negative. The slowdown in yuan appreciation has exacerbated the situation. The yuan only appreciated 0.1 per cent in the third ...

  2. NWS says weak markets cloud earnings outlook

    Posted Oct 09th 2008, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang Infrastructure and services group NWS Holdings said plunging stock markets and high crude oil prices clouded its earnings prospects despite a 90.4 per cent jump in profit ... to put the balance on sale when market conditions allowed. 'We don't think we will cut prices for the remainder, which are prime flats,' Mr Tsang said. He said future profit growth ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Rebate on diesel duty extended by a year

    Posted Oct 21st 2004, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... The government stands to lose $1.1 billion in revenue from the 12-month extension of the concession. The price of diesel has risen nearly 20 per cent this year, to $7.24 a litre. Chiang Chi-wai, convenor of the Joint Committee of the Transport Trade on Monitoring Fuel Prices, said the extension of the diesel duty concession would not ease the burden on transport operators. 'The government ...

  5. Why diesel prices stay high

    Posted Nov 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com When it comes to oil prices, what goes up doesn't necessarily come down- or at least not by as much. Local retail price for diesel jumps when international ... they said were unfair pricing practices by oil companies, compared local diesel prices with the Brent crude oil price from January 2007 to July this year. It found the drivers were right up ...

  6. Business - China Business

    Briefs, November 16, 2012

    Posted Nov 16th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... Beijing slashes ceiling on retail petrol prices The central government cut the ceiling on retail petrol prices by 310 yuan a tonne and diesel prices by 300 yuan a tonne, effective yesterday. While different regions have slightly different prices, the cuts represent a 3.1 per cent fall in petrol prices and a 3.2 per cent reduction in the price of diesel in Beijing. The cuts ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Petrol, diesel prices cut

    Posted Aug 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam More reductions in fuel costs may be on the way after Shell took the lead in cutting retail prices by up to 22 HK cents a litre at midnight. Motorists will today be charged HK$17.09 a litre for diesel, HK$16.19 and HK$17.04 for unleaded and premium petrol respectively. The reduction was announced by environment chief Edward Yau Tang-wah, who said he expected to see ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Chalco expects return to profit in first quarter

    Posted Apr 19th 2010, 12:00am by Amanda Lee

    ... after recording a loss last year. The chief reason for the turnaround, said analysts, was a rebound in aluminium prices. While Chalco gave no detail, Taifook Securities analyst Robin Tsui ... yuan for 2008. Analysts said this year Chalco would benefit from the return of global demand for aluminium, driven mainly by China, and higher prices of the metal. Lau said in her research note ...




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