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  1. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Japan's Abe is 'neutral' on raising sales tax

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 04:10am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Prime minister facing tough decision as he seeks to curb debt without hurting economic recovery Japan's Abe is 'neutral' on raising sales tax Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe remains "completely neutral" on whether to raise the national sales tax, Economy Minister Akira Amari said even as he expressed concern about the strength of economic ...

  2. News - China - ECONOMY

    China’s top economic adviser focuses on growth and restructuring during trip to Jiangsu province

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 02:39pm by MANDY ZUO

    ... but there haven’t been impressive changes and people are still figuring how to do it,” he said. At a news conference in Berlin last week, Premier Li Keqiang said the global economy was facing more ...

  3. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Japan’s economy shrinks in second quarter as sales tax rise hits

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 09:21am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Rise in sales tax blamed as economy contractsby 7.1 per cent,worse than initial estimates Japan GDP shrinks most in five years Japan's economy shrank an annualised 7.1 per cent in the April-June quarter, more than a preliminary estimate, underscoring concerns the hit from an April increase in the sales tax may have been bigger than expected. The revised ...

  4. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    More bad signs for Japan’s economy

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 10:14am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Economy takes another hit as household consumption falls in August after a damaging sales tax rise, as factory output also declines Japanese spending declines again Annual ... of a sales tax rise. The one bright spot came in data showing the jobless rate fell in August, while the availability of jobs stayed at a 22-year high, suggesting improvements in the job market ...

  5. News - World - ECONOMY

    French PM Manuel Valls vows to introduce Sunday shopping

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 05:23am by GDN

    ... and second largest in Europe. Insisting his new Socialist government was pro-business, he said the top 75 per cent tax rate would be gone by January. Cameron was told by Valls that he wanted Britain ...

  6. News - China - ECONOMY

    Cut taxes to boost the economy, urges China's second richest man Zong Qinghou

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 03:35pm by Kathy Gao

    ... calls for tax cuts The mainland's second-richest man, Zong Qinghou, has urged the government to cut taxes and spending to boost economic growth, according to a financial news site. "Many small- and medium-sized enterprises cannot survive without tax evasion, which has led to 20 per cent of businesses paying 90 per cent of the nation's taxes," Sina's ...

  7. News - China - ECONOMY

    Guangdong farmers wait for the bulldozers amid ambitious new-town plans

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 05:52am by He Huifeng

    ... their homes. "I haven't slept well since last year," Ruan said. "I don't want the new town. I just want my farmland. My grandfather left the land to my father, and my father ... a success, then provincial and local taxes- paid by the public- will have to cover these huge losses," Ding said. Ruan and the other villagers are just as worried. For them the future looks ...

  8. Business - China Business - ECONOMY

    State subsidies report casts doubt on fair business practices in China

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 05:18am by Eric Ng, VICTORIA RUAN AND SIJIA JIANG

    ... to non-mainland outfits such as Foxconn Technology Group, the Taiwan-based assembler of Apple iPhones, which enjoys preferential land and tax policies. Of the top 10 receivers of government subsidies, seven are backed by central and local governments, Xinhua said. Oil and gas giant PetroChina tops the list with 1.42 billion yuan. Its interim report said the sum was a value added tax refund ...

  9. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    ADB sees China meeting 2014 GDP target but cuts view on Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 03:06pm by Victoria Ruan

    ... and Japan's value-added tax rise. ...

  10. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    G20 chiefs fear market risks from low interest rates

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 04:28am by Bloomberg

    ... and the wealth effects of stock-market gains. In Asia, Japan's revival is being blunted by a sales tax increase and concerns mount that China's annual economic growth target of 7.5 per cent ...




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