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  1. Industrial sector profit growth hits record low

    Posted Dec 27th 2008, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... 36.6 per cent at 549.5 billion yuan. Earnings of overseas-invested companies- including those from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan- dropped 3.1 per cent to 637.4 billion yuan over the same period. ... months of the year, dragged down by steep declines at oil producers, metal makers and power firms as commodity prices dropped and the world's fourth-largest economy slowed. Industrial ...

  2. Beijing reveals blueprint for delta's economic growth

    Posted Jan 09th 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... among Hong Kong, Macau and Guangdong. Speaking at a media briefing on reform and development of the Pearl River Delta until 2020, Du Ying, vice-chairman of the National Development and Reform Commission, also revealed that the central government would provide 5 billion yuan (HK$5.68 billion) towards the cost of building a bridge linking Hong Kong, Macau and Zhuhai. Mr Du said the funding ...

  3. Beijing to pump more cash into economy

    Posted Apr 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... growth slumped to a record low of 6.1 per cent in the first quarter. The twin moves are likely to help boost the Hong Kong and mainland stock markets. Yesterday, the Hang Seng Index fell 2.95 per ... crisis is over and a tentative recovery is in the works. The Shanghai Composite Index ended down 0.85 per cent at 2,535.828 points yesterday while the Shenzhen Composite Index dropped 1 per cent ...

  4. Growth might reach 7.5pc in second quarter, official says

    Posted Jul 08th 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... investment and money supply. Mr Zhou said in Hong Kong last week that he believed the economy would reach the 8 per cent target this year, given the steady improvement in the second quarter. ... in exports, which has forced 30 million workers out of factories in coastal provinces. 'Despite a global economic contraction and some uncertainties over growth in domestic demand, China's ...

  5. Growth gravitates inland in downturn

    Posted Jun 15th 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... a Shanghai plant and consolidate chip assembly and testing operations in southwestern Chengdu. Eco Service Management, a unit of blue chip Hong Kong and China Gas (Towngas), recently announced ... at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), a leading government think-tank, described the trend as an 'abrupt turn' that began in the middle of last year when the US financial crisis ...

  6. Leadership wakes to grey storm of ageing population

    Posted Nov 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... the ninth day of the ninth month in the lunar calendar (known as Cheung Yeung in Hong Kong), attention is turning to the challenge of providing for one of the fastest growing 'grey' ... per cent- is the highest of any major city on the mainland. By 2030, this figure is estimated to reach 4.6 million, or 32 per cent. Even in Hong Kong, where the welfare system for the elderly ...

  7. Shantou's building binge

    Posted Feb 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... the gross domestic product for the entire country in 2007 and more than twice the country's fixed-asset investment for that year. Guangdong alone pledged to spend some 2.3 trillion yuan over ... immediately, city officials decided to build a second, parallel structure, the Shantou Queshi Bridge, just a few kilometres away. Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing's Cheung Kong infrastructure ...



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