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  1. China balances GDP data on economic need and political reality

    Posted Apr 12th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... policy failures and inflated those for its successes. In today's China, statistics are more reliable and objective. But occasionally, the government resorts to the old habit of announcing ... against the risk of inflation and serves as an indication to city and provincial governments across China of how much they can spend. A legacy of the planned system, the GDP figure is still ...

  2. Shanghai calls off tender for prime site

    Posted Apr 27th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... be far higher, setting a new benchmark for prime property in the city and frustrating official efforts to cool property inflation. The result of the tender was to be announced yesterday afternoon ...

  3. Renewed suspicion taints mainland firms

    Posted Jul 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... offered by Dawnrays at between 75 cents and $1.03 a share. The offer opened on Monday and closes tomorrow. The e-mail accused ICEA and Dawnrays of presenting inflated sales and profit figures ... - a subsidiary of the state-owned Industrial and Commercial Bank of China - was Euro-Asia Agricultural (Holdings). The China Securities Regulatory Commission has accused Euro-Asia of inflating its ...

  4. UBS predicts yuan gaining ground on dollar next year

    Posted Jan 18th 2006, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... growth at about 9 per cent, inflation at 1 per cent to 2 per cent, a lower trade surplus and a recovery in domestic spending. ...

  5. Shanghai property debate just a lot of hot air

    Posted Mar 07th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... of officials in Beijing worried about an inflated market or the anger of ordinary citizens who can no longer afford to buy an apartment. The city wants to put a lid on the debate. Its propaganda ... and government officials were inflating a real-estate bubble, and that the process of acquiring land was tilted in favour of Shanghai developers. The 21st Century Business Herald, published in Guangzhou, ...

  6. Dawnrays fights back over e-mail attack

    Posted Jul 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... made last year in its underwriting of Euro-Asia Agricultural (Holdings). The China Securities Regulatory Commission has accused Euro-Asia of inflating itsprofits before listing. To rebut ...

  7. China sees blowout in trade surplus

    Posted Jan 12th 2006, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... in Washington believe the yuan is being held artificially low and inflating the level of exports. Beijing does not agree. It says the level of the yuan is just one of many factors in a trade surplus ...

  8. The dragon that drove up oil may send it tumbling

    Posted Oct 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... in driving up commodity prices, it has also been a 'hero' in helping to prevent global inflation. Its production costs are so low that the goods it makes out of these commodities are cheap enough to keep down inflation in the developed world. 'We have not seen a major impact of high oil prices on global GDP growth,' Jurgen Hambrecht, chairman of German chemical giant ...

  9. Rare Earth chief denies flight

    Posted Jul 19th 2003, 12:00am by Eric Ng, Mark O'Neill

    ... The SFC subsequently issued a press release. Trouble began in July last year when Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing received an anonymous letter alleging the company had inflated turnover threefold ...

  10. China in danger of catching serious dose of Japanese bubble flu

    Posted Nov 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... careful liberalisation of interest rates until the economy needs the stimulus and running monetary policy so keep inflation around 2 per cent to 3 per cent a year. 'There are no obvious asset ...




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