The central government's plan to slow the growth of overseas investment will lead to more successful and quality investments, said speakers at the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong's 2012 China Conference yesterday.Saturday, 19 May, 2012, 12:00am
Will the China of tomorrow look anything like the China of today? Unlikely, but the differences will be subject to wide interpretation. Many Western observers view recent economic and political events as only part and parcel of the continuing conundrum that is China.13 May 2012 - 12:00am
China's five-year plans may have changed, but officials' attitudes are proving harder to modify.
A switch of focus by the central government five years ago, emphasising structural transformation of the economy, failed to alter officials' obsession with numerical targets - the major influence on their promotion prospects.8 Feb 2011 - 12:00am
Balanced and sustainable economic development will be the main theme of the next five-year plan, President Hu Jintao says.2 Jan 2011 - 12:00am
President's guiding principles will take precedence over details as leaders enshrine the next five-year plan, say scholars
Senior Communist Party figures begin a crucial four-day meeting in Beijing today and will adopt a new five-year plan that will enshrine the policies and principles championed by party boss Hu Jintao , scholars said.8 Oct 2005 - 12:00am
Beijing needs to focus more on ways to share wealth among the people when the mainland's economy inevitably slows, officials from the National Development and Reform Commission cautioned yesterday.22 Sep 2005 - 12:00am
The big economic conference which ended on Thursday declared victory in the last five-year plan and listed six priorities for the 10th five-year plan to steer the economy to 2005.
Despite the failure of the last five-year plan - and the one before it - to predict the mainland's economic growth pattern, China's leaders closed the books with a certain amount of satisfaction.2 Dec 2000 - 12:00am
Updated at 11.25am, Friday: Beijing will target eight areas of cutting-edge technologies in its tenth five-year plan (2001-2005) to boost the country's overall competitiveness on the international market.?3 Nov 2000 - 12:00am
A CREDIT crunch will hit China's Ninth Five-Year Plan, which covers the crucial period of 1996 to 2000.
Chinese sources said while senior economists and cadres had started mapping out rough contours for the plan a few years ago, they were obliged to make major adjustments in the light of new restrictions, particularly the high inflation rate and the dwindling state coffers.28 Oct 1994 - 12:00am