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  1. Business - Economy - MR. SHANGKONG

    Forget 'Likonomics', it's all about economic stimulus in China again

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:38am by George Chen

    ... target The government also pledged to renovate more shanty towns as part of efforts to boost housing supply for the poor and migrant workers. Railway construction, particularly in the poorer ...

  2. What hope for aspiring homebuyers?

    Posted May 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... national urban incomes rose 9.6 per cent. Beijing has pledged to ensure a supply of affordable housing to urban dwellers and rein in runaway prices by controlling loans and land supply, as well ... A fierce debate has erupted over China's surging property prices, making basic housing unaffordable to the masses. The media has churned out articles almost daily attacking ...

  3. News - China

    China to start building 6m homes next year

    Posted Nov 13th 2012, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... property website, SouFun. The increase comes despite the government's years-long effort to curb home purchases and tighten the land supply. Construction of public housing projects is part ... Victoria Ruan victoria.ruan@scmp.com Minister promises six millions new public homes China may start building as many as six million new government-subsidised flats next year, Housing ...

  4. Developers accused of sitting on land

    Posted Jun 20th 2006, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Vivian Wu and Shi Jiangtao Figures show half the housing land sold in capital is still undeveloped Authorities are accusing developers of stockpiling land and have vowed to take harsher measures to curb illegal land transactions. Vice-Minister of Land and Natural Resources Yuan Xiaosu said at a real estate fair last Thursday that a check of statistics on land supply for housing ...

  5. Business - Property - PROPERTY

    China demands property cooling policies be enforced

    Posted Mar 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... the supply of mass private housing, according to the circular. Last week, Premier Wen Jiabao said prompt home-purchase restrictions should be imposed in cities that had "excessively fast" ... on Friday released guidelines instructing local governments to strictly follow policies introduced to cool the mainland's housing market. "It's now a crucial period for implementing ...

  6. Greatly exaggerated fears of inflation

    Posted Jul 17th 2006, 12:00am by Steven Xu

    ... savings and excess supply of many goods provides a strong incentive for capital to seek returns where competition is relatively weak. Property, for example, is attractive because collusion between local governments, developers and state banks is limiting supply. While housing prices are rising quickly, rents have hardly budged in the past few years in most cities. This situation is due ...

  7. The great facelift

    Posted Jun 27th 2006, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... a monorail, huge parking complexes, a bus corridor system, 10,000 new buses, 35,000 additional taxis, low-cost housing for slum-dwellers, a reliable water supply, two new power-generation plants ... capital, people walk on broken pavements with piles of overflowing rubbish; drive on congested, potholed roads; ride on buses that rolled off the assembly line 30 years ago; live in houses ...

  8. Business - Property - PROPERTY

    Mainland home price rises accelerate

    Posted Feb 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... said. Deutsche Bank said in a research report this week that new home supply fell as a result of tight financing for mainland developers from the second half of 2009 to 2010. "We expect this falling supply scenario to be repeated this year as a result of lower inventory levels, falling new construction starts last year and the continually declining land sales in 2011 and 2012," ...

  9. No hard landing for now, but other risks are looming

    Posted Jul 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... including local governments, who over the next few months are scheduled to begin the construction of some seven million low-cost homes in line with Beijing's plans to increase the supply of social housing. The heavy investment required should keep the headline growth rate up and provide plenty of employment opportunities, easily averting a further slowdown. But according to other ...

  10. China bull pulls back

    Posted Sep 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to affordable housing. However, we do not think there is a high likelihood of another large-scale fiscal stimulus in the event that external conditions deteriorate, considering that firstly, China has ... housing, healthcare reforms to make basic services and drugs more accessible, and an increase of the personal income tax threshold. These and other initiatives will reduce precautionary savings ...




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