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  1. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    CRP shares rise after it books HK$2b of impairments on coal mining assets

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 09:35am by Eric Ng

    ... directors, alleging they had caused the company losses since the assets were bought at inflated prices and the mines lacked proper exploration and mining rights. The management denied any wrong-doing ...

  2. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Johnson Electric under pressure from rising wages, increased plant cost

    Posted May 16th 2014, 01:05am by Sophie Yu

    ... costs money." Wang said the company was also facing headwinds from the sharp rise in labour costs on the mainland. "Inflation in China has been rising by a two-digit number each year over the past few years and we expect this year [inflation] will be serious as well," he said, adding that the company needed to combat rising costs by enhancing automation. "So we ...

  3. Business - China Business - EARNINGS

    Guangzhou R&F Properties first-half underlying profit jumps 31 per cent

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 07:20pm by Yvonne Liu

    ... property prices to rise steadily, in line with inflation and the growth of the economy. "We will develop more projects targeting end-users and investment properties," he said. Guangzhou ...

  4. Business - China Business - EARNINGS

    Insurers to focus on value growth

    Posted Sep 05th 2013, 12:00am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... likely increase on rising competition and inflation in claim costs, Yue said. A combined ratio less of than 100 per cent indicates an insurer is receiving more in premiums than it is paying out ...

  5. Business - China Business - EARNINGS

    Chinese life insurers to post solid gains

    Posted Aug 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... more in premiums than it is paying out in claims. "The rising combined ratio of the entire property and casualty sector driven by intense competition and high claim inflation remain ...

  6. Business - China Business - EARNINGS

    China Resources is hit by extravaganza clampdown

    Posted May 17th 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... vehicles and overseas trips at public expense, along with flattening inflation, have adversely affected consumption expenditure in the short run," the company said in its result announcement. ...

  7. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    China Overseas aims for HK$100b in property sales for 2013

    Posted Mar 19th 2013, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... said the central government would continue to adopt a proactive fiscal policy and prudent monetary policy in order to curb inflation. The launch of five market-cooling measures by the State ...

  8. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Cafe de Coral expansion stays on track despite rising costs

    Posted Nov 27th 2012, 12:00am by Sophie Yu

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com Rising costs and slowing economy will not slow the fast food chain from opening more outlets Cafe de Coral expansion on track Fast food chain Cafe de Coral will not slow the opening of shops despite rising labour, rent and raw materials costs. The company also said it would offset the impact of inflation by improving productivity and offering new products ...

  9. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Hang Lung has no timetable for sale of 1,400-flat stockpile

    Posted Feb 01st 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... city seeing an upward spiral in property prices, and people preferred to buy property as a hedge against rising inflation, Chan said. ...

  10. Business - China Business - EARNINGS

    Sinopec posts third-quarter profit decline

    Posted Oct 29th 2012, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... billion yuan, which was the company's lowest interim profit since 2008. The central government has put a cap on domestic fuel prices to help contain inflation. That has resulted in the cost ...




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