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The China Daily

Shanghai imports top US$10b

Shanghai's port handled imports worth US$10.2 billion in the first quarter, up 74.1 per cent year on year.

Wednesday, 26 April, 2000, 12:00am

Shanghai imports top US$10b

Shanghai's port handled imports worth US$10.2 billion in the first quarter, up 74.1 per cent year on year.

26 Apr 2000 - 12:00am

Gold lift to boost mines

The increase this week in domestic gold prices will help the mainland's struggling mines to reverse losses, according to the China Daily . The buying price was increased on Sunday to 85.20 yuan per gram from 69.90 yuan, while the selling price jumped to 86.90 yuan from 71.30 yuan.

13 Oct 1999 - 12:00am

Mainland state sell-off smooth for some ranks

Abig mystery hangs in the air over Beijing. Who is the new owner of at least 50 billion yuan (about HK$46.54 billion) of commercial assets? According to the China Daily, the transfer of businesses previously affiliated with the army, armed police, procuratorial, judicial and public security institutions has been smoothly completed.

26 Mar 1999 - 12:00am

Welfare net for state workers

The mainland had established a new welfare system to cope with massive state sector lay-offs, officials said. Authorities had allocated 1.5 billion yuan (about HK$1.39 billion) for its new welfare system to help people in need, including retired workers and the disabled, the China Daily said.

12 Aug 1998 - 12:00am

Cash for three-year power plan

Sichuan will invest 9.5 billion yuan in the construction and transformation of power-transmission networks over the next three years, according to a report in the China Daily. It said the funds would account for about 4.1 per cent of the country's power investment.

7 Aug 1998 - 12:00am

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