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  1. News - China - ECONOMY

    China on track to meet growth target, Wen Jiabao says

    Posted Sep 11th 2012, 07:25pm by Reuters in Tianjin

    ... Reuters in Tianjin China is on track to meet this year’s target for economic growth and, if needed, the government could utilise a 100 billion yuan (HK$122 billion) fiscal stability fund to boost growth, Premier Wen Jiabao said on Tuesday. Wen, speaking at a meeting of the World Economic Forum held in the eastern port city of Tianjin, sounded confident of keeping the economy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1034286/china-track-meet-growth-target-wen-jiabao-says
  2. News - China - ECONOMY

    Top Communist Party official's inclusion on task force reflects China's economic concerns

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 05:02am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang cary.huang@scmp.com Top party official's new appointment suggests Xi is prioritising reform and development Liu's inclusion on task force reflects economic concerns The inclusion of top party official Liu Yunshan in an influential macroeconomy task force suggests the new leadership under President Xi Jinping has attached greater importance to economic work ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1577934/top-communist-party-officials-inclusion-task-force-reflects-chinas
  3. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Lots of room for growth, Wen says

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan, JANE CAI

    ... need more than 10 years, or even tens of years, to boost development in urban and rural regions." He told an audience at the World Economic Forum in Tianjin that China is set to meet ... for growth, Wen says Premier Wen Jiabao, in an apparent effort to bolster confidence in the country's economic growth, said the economy has great potential to generate long-term growth thanks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1034438/lots-room-growth-wen-says
  4. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Wen Jiabao vows to tap fiscal surplus, stability fund

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... pledged for the first time to tap into the government's fiscal surplus as well as a fiscal stability fund of more than 100 billion yuan (HK$122b) as needed to stem an economic downturn. Wen also used his last appearance before retirement at the World Economic Forum in Tianjin, his hometown, to review the political legacy of the past decade, and robustly defended ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1034505/wen-jiabao-vows-tap-fiscal-surplus-stability-fund
  5. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong to lower annual economic growth forecast on Friday, says John Tsang

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 02:22pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Chun-wah says the government will this week lower its forecast for Hong Kong’s economic growth this year, after a disappointing second quarter that saw growth slow and unemployment rise slightly. ... about the city’s economic slowdown. “Since the city’s economic performance in the first half was worse than expected, we will cut the full-year GDP growth forecast on Friday,” Tsang wrote on his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1571292/hong-kong-will-lower-annual-economic-growth-forecast-friday-says-john
  6. Business - Commodities - ECONOMY

    China may lose position as copper price driver

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 10:33am by Reuters

    ... of the world will take over in the short term. Copper is currently one of the more divisive commodities among analysts, with opinions split over whether the industrial metal will continue its recent rally or lose ground over the rest of 2014. The point is that considerable uncertainty exists over copper’s direction and much of that comes down to whatever view is held about the economic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1581656/china-may-lose-position-copper-price-driver
  7. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Abe's economic reforms seen as falling short in Japan growth push

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 02:37am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Abe's reforms seen as falling short in growth push Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has unveiled a package of measures aimed at boosting Japan's long-term economic ... the highest in the world- to below 30 per cent over the next several years, and a promise to reform the US$1.26 trillion Government Pension Investment Fund in ways likely to reallocate more money ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1539920/abes-economic-reforms-seen-falling-short-japan-growth-push
  8. News - China - ECONOMY

    Guangdong talks up role in ‘maritime Silk Road’ to boost trade with Asean

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:45am by Andrea Chen

    ... business links with Southeast Asian countries as part of a national initiative to forge new trade ties with nations in the region, says the chief of the province's economic planning agency. ... to improve business links. Known as the "world's factory", the province would also encourage local enterprises to establish production bases, marketing networks and regional ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1581360/guangdong-talks-role-maritime-silk-road-boost-trade-asean
  9. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Would you like a rise with that? How Hong Kong fares on the Big Mac Index

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 10:50pm by PHILA

    ... minimum wages- compiled by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, a Paris-based international forum- Hong Kong ranks 11th in terms of the number of Big Macs a worker can afford ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com As a new minimum wage recommendation nears, an alternative Big Mac Index shows just how Hong Kong workers fare on the world stage Would you like a rise ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1567209/would-you-rise-how-hong-kong-fares-big-mac-index
  10. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Changing tides could shift focus from China to Africa

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 03:33am by JUNE SUN

    ... economic consequences. "It was precisely this shift in demographics, which played a role in Asia's emergence, that we expect to see in Africa," Standard Chartered's head ... demographic dividend saw it become the world's low-cost producer, with a vast body of labour, but the ageing of its population means it is losing its competitiveness. If the population ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1580413/changing-tides-could-shift-focus-china-africa

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