With 80pc of current-accounts deficit due to the metal, belt-tightening on bullion is a must
Published: 12:00am, 23 Jan, 2013
Updated: 10:43am, 29 Aug, 2016
Chung-yan joined the SCMP as a summer intern in 1998. Over the past two decades he has risen through the ranks to the role of Executive Editor via the City, China and Business desks.