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  1. Forex reserves surge to US$2.1tr on fund inflows

    Posted Jul 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at the end of March, the People's Bank of China said yesterday. The US$2.13 trillion in reserves, growing 18 per cent from a year earlier, are twice those of Japan, with the second-largest ... government faces in reining in inflation expectations and preventing appreciation of the yuan. China, also the largest holder of United States treasuries, would have to buy more US bonds and seek ...

  2. Metals and mining face hard times on mainland

    Posted Aug 18th 2008, 12:00am by Jason Krupp

    ... of these metals. 'China's mining and metal sectors are looking at uncertain prospects in the months ahead as the rapid turn in the commodity prices has equity investors looking spooked,' ... appreciation in commodity prices, which allowed many of China's leading mining companies and metal producers to achieve record levels of growth. 'Now, the downturn in commodity prices ...

  3. The debt trap

    Posted Nov 04th 2008, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... and porcelain. China's demand for payment in gold bullion and silver sucked Britain's reserves dry. The British tried everything to reverse the trade imbalance. Experiments in new trade instruments ensued. Knives and forks were exported to China in the hope that every Chinese would abandon chopsticks. But it didn't work. Piano exports also failed; nobody wanted to play them. ...

  4. Beijing will prefer financial repression to liberalisation

    Posted Feb 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of this political-business nexus was illustrated yesterday by reports that the 70 wealthiest delegates to China's National People's Congress have personal fortunes together worth an astonishing 566 billion ... and to exert enormous political and economic influence. That's why, no matter what the World Bank or the People's Bank of China might say, in Beijing's eyes financial repression beats ...

  5. Firms' tax burden too great, delegates say

    Posted Mar 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... said. The delegate also complained about the opaque nature of the central government's budget report. 'The people at the National People's Congress cannot understand what ... for the country's non-governmental enterprises. Bao Yujun, a CPPCC delegate and chairman of the All-China Society of Private Economy Research, said the existing taxation system was not transparent ...

  6. Call to impose tax on property

    Posted Jun 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... in the China Securities Journal yesterday. Land sale revenues are collected by local governments under the present tax regime. The report said that gave local governments no incentive to curb high ...

  7. New rules provide fresh challenges

    Posted Apr 25th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... system in mainland China in January could provide a spur for high-end enterprises vying to establish strategic positions in the domestic market. The new tax system uses a predominantly ... with new financial reporting requirements and manage their businesses in the new tax environment efficiently. PricewaterhouseCoopers National M&A tax leader, Tax and China Business Service ...

  8. Momentum investor shows way to riches

    Posted Oct 06th 2008, 12:00am by Samantha Kierath

    ... with Samantha Kierath China Fireworks is a reassuring read in turbulent times. As financial titans fall and asset values evaporate, the investor can take refuge in the knowledge ... experts on investing in China's economy', shows the reader the way to those riches and an entirely new level of investing. His confidence in the mainland's possibilities is so great ...

  9. CICC to lead IPO for People's Insurance

    Posted Jul 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lulu Chen lulu.chen@scmp.com State-owned People's Insurance Company of China Group (PICC), one of the country's largest insurers, has chosen China International Capital ... public offering application to the China Insurance Regulatory Commission in May, according to a regulatory person familiar with the matter, adding that the company applied for a A+H share dual ...

  10. Fears for China's short term growth outlook overblown

    Posted Mar 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tom Holland A string of weak figures released over recent days has got investors worried about the depth of the slowdown in China's economy. They needn't fret, at least ... plunged China's trade balance US$31.5 billion into the red in February, its largest monthly deficit in years. Even more worrying, there are signs the domestic economy is struggling. The pace ...




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