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  1. Rate relief dampens inflation but food prices are up 6pc

    Posted Oct 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... and poultry during the Mid-Autumn Festival. 'The price increase for poultry was particularly sharp, due to the combined effect of a seasonal surge in demand and reduced supply as a result of the outbreak of bird flu in some poultry farms in Guangdong.' The Census and Statistics Department said that, compared with a year earlier, the price of poultry was 27.8 per cent higher ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/612651/rate-relief-dampens-inflation-food-prices-are-6pc
  2. Business - Economy - CHINA

    Bird flu seen as curb on inflation

    Posted Apr 12th 2013, 12:00am by Daniel Ren

    ... There have been 38 cases, 10 fatal. In Shanghai, the city government halted live poultry trading in all wet markets and slaughtered thousands of birds to prevent the virus from spreading. Yum Brands, ... reportedly plunged 60 per cent in the past week. E-commerce sites including Alibaba Group's Taobao Marketplace have banned online trading of live poultry. Most Shanghai residents also ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1212621/bird-flu-seen-curb-inflation
  3. Consumer prices up 2pc in March

    Posted Apr 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... as they are usually distorted by the timing of the Lunar New Year holiday. Everything from package tour charges to the prices of poultry and fresh vegetables rise to capitalise on the influx of mainland ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/712277/consumer-prices-2pc-march
  4. Record food prices a big part of high living costs

    Posted Mar 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... for poultry in February was 156.5, about 65 per cent higher than in 1997 and 50 per cent higher than in 1998. Beef prices rose 60 per cent over the decade, while fresh vegetables and pork are nearly ... of HK$9 a catty in 2003. Steven Wong Wai-chuen, chairman of the Poultry Wholesalers and Retailers Association, said retail chicken prices had set a record during the Lunar New Year at HK$40 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/630840/record-food-prices-big-part-high-living-costs
  5. Lunar New Year price rises push inflation to 13-month high

    Posted Mar 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... accurate reading of consumer prices as they are usually distorted by the timing of the Lunar New Year holiday. Everything from package tour charges to the prices of poultry and fresh vegetables ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/709394/lunar-new-year-price-rises-push-inflation-13-month-high
  6. Consumer inflation set to top 3pc

    Posted Jun 30th 2007, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... it was determined to keep inflation under control. 'CPI is being pushed higher by increasing prices for meat, poultry and eggs, while producer prices are being driven up by the rising cost of fuel, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/598776/consumer-inflation-set-top-3pc
  7. Food prices lift inflation

    Posted Jun 21st 2007, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... price index rose 3.4 per cent year on year last month- a 27-month high. 'Consumer inflation in 2007 will be pushed up by food price hikes, which are the result of a surge in meat, poultry ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/597630/food-prices-lift-inflation
  8. Food price rises seen pushing up inflation

    Posted Jun 21st 2007, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... hikes, which are the result of a surge in meat, poultry and egg prices,' the centre said. Inflationary pressure could continue into the third quarter because of rising food prices and rents, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/597632/food-price-rises-seen-pushing-inflation
  9. Regions warned to keep a grip on price rises despite inflation

    Posted Jul 15th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... such as meat and poultry had fallen gradually. However, it admitted that other price-rise pressures persisted. 'Because of international price increases, rising business operational costs ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/645348/regions-warned-keep-grip-price-rises-despite-inflation
  10. Food and power price rises push inflation to 4.3pc

    Posted Feb 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... beef was up 41.4 per cent, fresh vegetables rose 20.1 per cent and poultry increased 17.2 per cent. Food, not including meals consumed at restaurants, climbed 15.6 per cent. Similarly, canned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/627287/food-and-power-price-rises-push-inflation-43pc

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