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  1. Business - Economy

    China's economy to grow 7.5 per cent this year, IMF says as it raises global forecast

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 02:57pm by Reuters in Washington

    ... advanced countries to pick up the mantle of growth from emerging markets. But the IMF warned that richer countries were still growing below full capacity, and it added the spectre of deflation ... percentage point higher than its October projection. It said it sees growth of 3.9 per cent next year. Olivier Blanchard, the IMF’s chief economist, said less government austerity and uncertainty ...

  2. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    IMF cuts forecast for China's growth

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing After shock downturn in the first quarter, the predicted figure falls from 8.2pc to 8pc IMF lowers its forecast for China's growth The International Monetary Fund lowered its forecast for China's economic growth this year to 8 per cent yesterday, a day after Beijing announced a shock downturn in the first quarter. The IMF ...

  3. Business - Economy

    How to tell if China is serious about economic reform this time

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 10:28am by Reuters

    ... should it venture suddenly to implement Big Bang reforms Markus Rodlauer, IMF The consensus view in Beijing is that the authorities are not ready to take on state-owned giants that dominate ... who heads the IMF’s China mission, said. “China has been well served by its strategy of gradual, careful reforms and does not need nor should it venture suddenly to implement Big Bang ...

  4. Business - Economy

    Growth warning

    Posted Mar 20th 2013, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... Kevin Rafferty With its economy ticking at a fast pace, a senior IMF official has warned the country's new leaders to focus on quality, and not quantity Growth warning China's ... was deputy head of the People's Bank of China. He joined the IMF in 2010, initially as a special adviser to then managing director Dominique Strauss-Kahn in response to criticism from Beijing ...

  5. Business - China Business

    China's spending could cause crisis, IMF experts warn

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... Kevin Rafferty A report by IMF experts warns China is overinvesting at a speed that could plunge it into crisis and burden its SMEs and households Building up to a crash? Economists from ... reflect those of the IMF". Two of the authors, Il Houng Lee and Murtaza Syed, are, respectively, the senior and the deputy resident representative of the IMF's China office, so ...

  6. Business - Economy

    Too much of a good thing

    Posted May 29th 2013, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... points to a recent IMF working paper which "finds evidence that some types of investment are becoming excessive in China, particularly in inland provinces [where] private consumption has ... The IMF paper urges more care in directing investment where it will better promote household income and consumption and have lasting effects. Otherwise, "valuable resources could be wasted ...

  7. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    True size of Beijing's deficit matches Japan's black hole

    Posted Jun 12th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... in borrowing by local government financing vehicles as well as local governments' net revenues from land sales, and, according to the IMF, China's government deficit shoots up from 1.5 per ...

  8. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Debts weigh down new vision for urban push

    Posted Jun 06th 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... vehicles, had risen to nearly half of China's gross domestic product, the IMF estimated. Citigroup analysts said China's overall debt level was not threatening. But corporate leverage ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Beijing wise to keep its central banker

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... replacing the US dollar as the international reserve currency under a new global regime controlled by the IMF. One suggestion he made was to use the IMF's special drawing rights - whose value ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Apr 19th 2013, 12:00am

    ... people, two 16-year-olds and Ngan Kwan-yiu, 22, will also be sentenced after pleading guilty to one joint count of conspiracy to escape from lawful custody.   Finance ministers speak at IMF talks ...




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