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Fixed-asset investment

Growth data shows mixed picture

The mainland economy turned the corner in the last quarter by growing faster than expected after seven straight quarters of slowdown, but economists fear weaker investment growth may limit the room for further gains.

Saturday, 19 January, 2013, 5:12am

Mainland economic growth expected to continue

The mainland economy may have grown close to 8 per cent last year, with economists saying the gain in momentum starting late last year is likely to continue.

18 Jan 2013 - 5:27am

Both good and bad news in China's property rebound

Last week China Vanke, the country's biggest residential property developer, announced that home sales last month leapt an impressive 140 per cent compared with December 2011.

14 Jan 2013 - 3:01am

Striking an economic rebalance

As mainland growth limped across the line at the end of 2012, the jury was out on what lay in store for the world's second-biggest economy in the year ahead. Beijing correspondent Jane Cai quizzed three top analysts on their forecasts for core indicators over the next 12 months.

5 Jan 2013 - 7:14am

Power up, lending down, game on

In the second of a two-part series, the Post examines how infrastructure, energy, shipping and gaming fared in 2012 and what lies ahead in 2013.

1 Jan 2013 - 5:37am

Western China set for economic development: report

Western China, where the economy is expected to grow faster than in the developed eastern areas, is likely to attract more overseas investors to its agriculture, education and financial service sectors in the next few years, economists said.

19 Dec 2012 - 2:45am

Infrastructure spending key to mainland economic growth

7 Dec 2012 - 10:15am

China Railway Construction Corp wins 13.2b yuan of orders

China Railway Construction Corporation has won two contracts worth 13.2 billion yuan (HK$16.4 billion), the company announced on the Shanghai Stock Exchange website yesterday.

13 Nov 2012 - 3:53am

Post-congress leaders likely to shun stimulus in favour of lower growth

To buy or not to buy? This is a question home-buyers often ask themselves - particularly so on the mainland, where abrupt policy changes make timing crucial for investment success.

8 Nov 2012 - 2:22am

Slower revenues hampers Beijing spending

The mainland spent more than planned in the first nine months of this year and revenue gains moderated, leaving little room for public outlays to stoke the economy this quarter without an expansion of the budget.

30 Oct 2012 - 4:25am