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  1. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    African lions hope to emulate economies of Asian tigers

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 03:26am by Bloomberg

    ... poverty and inequality, a rise in Islamist militancy and poor infrastructure. Data from the African Development Bank support the premise of an Africa on the rise: average life expectancy rose ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1566550/african-lions-hope-emulate-economies-asian-tigers
  2. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    World Bank chief backs launch of BRICS bank

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:20am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Victoria Ruan in Beijing victoria.ruan@scmp.com World Bank chief says new entrants will help the multilateral lender battle poverty and spur growth rather than threaten its position Kim ... institution and would instead help it fight poverty and spur economic growth. The world's five key emerging nations of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa have proposed the launch ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1549975/world-bank-chief-backs-launch-brics-bank
  3. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Beijing's economic growth targets are too high, IMF says

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 11:26am by Victoria Ruan

    ... economy could grow 7.4 per cent this year. Ma Dezhi, a communications officer at the bank, said the projection was in line with the latest forecast at "around 7.5 per cent". More ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1563293/imf-recommends-lower-2015-gdp-growth-target-china
  4. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Mainland China growth rates don't add up

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 03:09am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... than China's National Bureau of Statistics' figure of 9.8 per cent. Between 1952 and 1977, growth was roughly in line with the government figure of 4.3 per cent. Wu's findings ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1553600/mainland-china-growth-rates-dont-add
  5. News - China - ECONOMY

    Guangdong still in frame for free-trade zone, deputy commerce minister says

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 03:45am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... Kwong Man-ki in Beijing phoenix.kwong@scmp.com Deputy commerce minister Gao Yan denies all plans for such zones on hold Guangdong free-trade zone next in line Guangdong is Beijing's top priority to become China's next free-trade pilot zone after Shanghai, the Ministry of Commerce said yesterday. "Setting up a free-trade zone trial in Guangdong is one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1543937/guangdong-still-frame-free-trade-zone-deputy-commerce-minister-says
  6. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    The two Brazils

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 11:53am by NICHOLAS SPIRO

    ... Lula da Silva. One of Lula's biggest achievements was to drag millions of Brazilians out of poverty through Bolsa Familia, a conditional cash-transfer programme offering a monthly stipend ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1530679/two-brazils
  7. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Worst may be over for China economy as stimulus kicks in

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 04:21am by Victoria Ruan

    ... of the recent moderate easing of money supply, in a bid to hold economic growth above the central government's bottom line, which is believed to be somewhere below but close to the annual target ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1532113/worst-may-be-over-china-economy-stimulus-kicks
  8. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    BOE refuses to budge as data points to higher rates

    Posted May 26th 2014, 05:06am by DAVID BROWN

    ... with borrowing rates running close to zero. They have a "spend, spend, spend" attitude that will trigger higher inflation and even higher rates down the line to tame it. Inflation risks are far ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1519498/boe-refuses-budge-data-points-higher-rates
  9. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Arrested development

    Posted May 05th 2014, 05:38am by DAVID BROWN

    ... hyper-sensitivity to any whiff of inflation. The bottom line for the markets is that little is guaranteed for straight-line global recovery. The salutary lesson for export-dependent economies like China ... can adopt a broader, consumer-based economy along US lines, it is good news for global growth. Two big economies working in harmony are better than two operating out of sync. David Brown ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1504382/arrested-development
  10. Business - Money - ECONOMY

    Why Hong Kong’s latest No 1 ranking was greeted with silence

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 11:51am by Stephen Vines

    ... tree, in case anyone cares, this is very bad news indeed, because there is a direct correlation between the poverty gap and the degree of crony capitalism. Every global survey of the gap between ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/wealth/article/1462317/why-hong-kongs-latest-no-1-ranking-was-greeted-silence

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