Just a few months ago, financial markets fell after Beijing cut the economy's growth target for this year to an eight-year low of 7.5 per cent. On Friday second-quarter growth came in at 7.6 per cent, a shade lower than expected, and markets rose.Sunday, 15 July, 2012, 12:00am
Having reined in inflation, mainland leaders have made economic growth the priority for next year, as Europe's debt woes and America's slowdown weigh on prospects for its export trade. They emphasised the importance of stability, with steady policy settings, 'relatively fast' growth and stable prices, including 'resolute control' of house prices.23 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
Mainland industrial output grew strongly in the first three months of the year, raising hopes that first-quarter gross domestic product would head higher.11 Apr 2001 - 12:00am
A government think-tank has called for resolute initiatives to boost private-sector investment, stoke consumption and expand foreign investment in China to offset a slowing global economy.
The measures are in a study by the Macro-economic Research Institute of the State Development Planning Commission, China's top economic planner, according to Beijing-based China Securities.7 Apr 2001 - 12:00am
The stable political and economic environment in Mexico offers good opportunities for foreign investors, according to Bancomext.
Executive director Carlos Cecena said Mexico had recovered from the 1994 peso crisis.
Economic growth was 7 per cent last year, although inflation was high at 15.7 per cent.5 Mar 1998 - 12:00am
As International Monetary Fund (IMF) officials work through the weekend on a package to revive the Thai economy, they might cast a glance across the Pacific to the scene of their last emergency rescue job.2 Aug 1997 - 12:00am