Harry Pearl

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Harry Pearl

Production Editor, China Economy

Harry Pearl is a Production Editor for the China Economy desk at the Post, which he joined in 2019. He previously worked in Indonesia as a correspondent with Agence France-Presse.

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China’s consumer inflation at eight-year high, but factory gate prices stay subdued

China’s consumer price index rose by 5.4 per cent in January, partly driven by soaring pork prices, while the producer price index rose marginally by 0.1 per cent.

10 Feb 2020 - 10:30PM

China’s consumer price index rose by 5.4 per cent in January, partly driven by soaring pork prices, while the producer price index rose marginally by 0.1 per cent.

China’s consumer inflation at eight-year high, but factory gate prices stay subdued
China manufacturing exodus, US trade war tariffs spur investment in Malaysia’s ‘Silicon Valley’

Malaysia’s electronic industry has seen a surge in investment over the past 18 months as US and Chinese companies look to escape tariffs placed on each other’s products.

31 Jan 2020 - 11:17AM

Malaysia’s electronic industry has seen a surge in investment over the past 18 months as US and Chinese companies look to escape tariffs placed on each other’s products.

China manufacturing exodus, US trade war tariffs spur investment in Malaysia’s ‘Silicon Valley’
What is the Hong Kong Dollar Peg?

Ongoing anti-government protests have led to some speculation that Hong Kong could be forced to sever its peg to the US dollar, which has been in place since 1983.

9 Dec 2019 - 4:22PM

Ongoing anti-government protests have led to some speculation that Hong Kong could be forced to sever its peg to the US dollar, which has been in place since 1983.

What is the Hong Kong Dollar Peg?
China’s economic clout welcomed by most of the world, but Asian neighbours remain wary: Pew survey

Pew survey finds most people view China’s strong economy as positive, but Beijing’s growing economic and military might is seen as threatening in the Asia-Pacific.

6 Dec 2019 - 9:28AM

Pew survey finds most people view China’s strong economy as positive, but Beijing’s growing economic and military might is seen as threatening in the Asia-Pacific.

China’s economic clout welcomed by most of the world, but Asian neighbours remain wary: Pew survey
Trade war, Hong Kong protests forecast to hit global retail sales growth in 2020, report shows

Global sales growth by volume will decelerate to 2.2 per cent next year with the US-China trade war and increased online competition heaping pressure on the sector.

4 Dec 2019 - 10:50PM

Global sales growth by volume will decelerate to 2.2 per cent next year with the US-China trade war and increased online competition heaping pressure on the sector.

Trade war, Hong Kong protests forecast to hit global retail sales growth in 2020, report shows