• Saturday
  • August 30, 2014
  • Last updated: 12:47pm
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 135 for wen jiabao

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Wen's late conversion to bank reform looks doomed to fail

    Posted Apr 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... one last bid to secure their reputation, as often as not by attempting some sort of institutional reform. Wen Jiabao is no different. At first glance, the achievements of his term as premier look impressive. Since he took office, China's income per capita has climbed by 140 per cent in real terms. But it's doubtful how much of the credit Wen can really claim. Much ...

  2. Wen's warning fuels hope of cuts in reserve ratio

    Posted Jan 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Premier Wen Jiabao's warning of a difficult first quarter and the need for monetary policy adjustments is fuelling expectations of cuts in the bank reserve ratio. Economists said ... in a decade amid the spiralling euro-zone crisis and persistent weakness in the US economy. Wen's bearish tone for the first quarter sent stocks in Hong Kong and Shanghai lower yesterday. ...

  3. Tightening policy should stay for now, Wen says

    Posted Oct 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing cary.huang@scmp.com Premier Wen Jiabao says the country should resolutely continue with its tightening measures on the property market for at least the rest of the year. According to statements posted on the government's official website after a regular State Council meeting that Wen chaired on Saturday, he said local governments should strictly carry ...

  4. Wen talks tough on rapidly rising inflation

    Posted Apr 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... China will take firm action to control inflation and rein in property prices, Premier Wen Jiabao said at a cabinet meeting yesterday. The nation should stick to prudent monetary policies and improve the effectiveness and flexibility of measures to 'resolutely' prevent prices from rising too fast, Wen told officials at a State Council meeting. The mainland will release ...

  5. Speculators warned to stay away from the yuan

    Posted Apr 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Premier Wen Jiabao yesterday issued a fresh warning against speculation on the yuan. Responding to a question posed by reporters in New Delhi, Mr Wen said he was not in favour of hot money inflows. 'I would like to warn those people who have these intentions because, at the end of the day, it will hurt their own interests,' he said. Late last year, Mr Wen ruled out ...

  6. Fighting inflation the top priority, says Wen

    Posted Mar 06th 2008, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing Premier signals price curbs and steps to boost food supply Premier Wen Jiabao has called for stern measures to tame soaring inflation and pledged to take steps ... yesterday, Mr Wen said rising inflationary pressure was the biggest public concern and curbing price increases was a priority. Many factors are combining to drive prices higher on the mainland, ...

  7. Wen warns of threat from global economic slowdown

    Posted Mar 06th 2008, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing Premier Wen Jiabao warned yesterday that the mainland should prepare to deal with increasing external challenges from a global slowdown. 'China is now at a critical period in its reform and development, and we must be fully prepared for changes in the international environment and become better able to defuse risks,' Mr Wen said. He devoted ...

  8. Wen promises to halt price rises

    Posted Nov 13th 2007, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li Premier Wen Jiabao has pledged to increase food production as part of government efforts to bring down prices that have worsened the hardship of many low-income families this year. During visits to underprivileged families in Beijing yesterday, Mr Wen also vowed to crack down on food hoarding and profiteering by some food manufacturers and distributors. He chatted ...

  9. Wen will be judged by results on economy

    Posted Nov 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It is highly unusual for a top state leader to launch an aggressive defence of the central government's macroeconomic policies; even rarer for the usually mild-mannered Premier Wen Jiabao to do so at an impromptu interview with reporters. Yet this was what he did on Tuesday during a state visit to Moscow. Significantly, he chose to do so less than three weeks after the 17th ...

  10. Wen right to worry about stock prices

    Posted Nov 21st 2007, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland Speaking in Singapore on Monday, Premier Wen Jiabao acknowledged the danger posed by overly-inflated mainland share prices. 'If the bubble bursts it will hurt China's economy,' he was quoted as saying. With Shanghai's A-share index now down 14 per cent from its mid-October peak (see chart), Mr Wen's concerns are understandable. Traditionally, a market ...




SCMP.com Account