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  1. Shanghai investment surges ahead

    Posted Sep 05th 2003, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... of recent reforms that allow majority foreign ownership. Since Shanghai began loosening controls over its tightly guarded financial sector, 57 foreign-invested banks have set up operations ... Contracted foreign investment in Shanghai surged 35 per cent, to nearly US$8 billion, in the first eight months of this year, but the breakneck pace of investment growth in the first half ...

  2. Lien in push for closer trade links

    Posted May 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... on the other parties. The strategy is very positive for China in a sense,' said David Kiang, chief executive and president of First Sino Bank, a locally registered bank with investment from ... markets. 'Under this kind of environment, if we keep this attitude to prevent and stop [investment] we might suffer a negative impact,' Mr Lien said. He described Taiwan as being ...

  3. Attempt to cool rampant investment in property

    Posted Sep 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... symptoms of overheating have emerged in property investment. We must continue the contribution [of a healthy property market] to the current good momentum in economic growth.' Property investment has risen by nearly 20 per cent a year from 1998 to last year, and surged 34 per cent in the first half of this year, Xinhua quoted the State Statistical Bureau as saying, but gave ...

  4. Crackdown on steel plant sets example

    Posted Apr 30th 2004, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... standards. The company used false financial statements to secure 4.3 billion yuan in credit from the Bank of China, and then channelled the funds into fixed-asset investment instead of working ... and investment projects that contradicted the government's land policies. The Changzhou case dates back to 2002. Businessman Dai Guofang allegedly set up a network of companies to apply for a number ...

  5. China can do more on WTO pact, says British minister

    Posted Jul 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Business executives travelling with the British delegation said more rapid opening of protected markets would be welcome. The chairman of banking group Standard Chartered, Bryan Sanderson, told the conference that the bank hoped to win approval to conduct domestic currency business with mainland companies later this year. Lloyds of London chairman Lord Peter Levene said the company was seeking ...

  6. Shanghai pleased to be hosting World Expo - at any price

    Posted Nov 10th 2003, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... US$3 billion to transform a 4sqkm area on both banks of the Huangpu river into the expo site. Extra investment on related infrastructure will swell to between $15 billion and $30 billion. ... Ronglin, an academic at the State Council's Development Research Centre, said: 'One option is that we stick to traditional concepts of economic value and regard investment in the World ...

  7. Financial crime may curb rise of Shanghai

    Posted Jul 16th 2003, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... investigation for tax fraud, improper bank borrowing and other financial problems, state media has reported. The International Finance News, managed by the People's Daily, cited official statistics ... four investment consultancies for manipulating the company's stock price. For asset transfers, one common trick was overvaluing assets bought by a listed company benefiting the seller ...

  8. Shanghai property prices show signs of cooling

    Posted Jul 21st 2005, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... year. Investment in property development, a component of fixed-asset investment, rose 15.5 per cent year on year to 58 billion yuan in the first half, the Shanghai Statistical Bureau said. Property investment rose by 30.4 per cent last year. In March, the Shanghai government targeted property speculators by introducing a capital gains tax of about 5.5 per cent on properties sold ...

  9. Property sector curbs begin to bite in Shanghai

    Posted May 25th 2005, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai Investment in property development in Shanghai has slowed, rising less than 16 per cent year on year in the first four months of the year- down from almost 30 per cent in the first three months, in a sign moves to slow the real estate market are having an impact. Property investment, a component of fixed-asset investment, reached about 34.7 billion yuan ...

  10. Housing prices in Shanghai 'rising too fast'

    Posted Jan 26th 2005, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... prices will slow further. Property investment will also slow,' Mr Cai said. Confirming figures already announced, he said investment in property development had surged 30 per cent to 118 ... estimate given by the mayor a week ago. The release of the figures came as the head of the local branch of the central bank called for steps to control speculative 'hot money' which has ...




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