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China’s inflation rate rebounds


September 9th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 9 (IANS) China's consumer price index, a key gauge of inflation, rose 2 percent year-on-year in August, accelerating from a 1.8 percent growth in July, the National Bureau ... Read more...

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China’s inflation accelerates (Lead)


September 9th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 9 (IANS) China's consumer price index (CPI), a key gauge of inflation, rose 2 percent year-on-year in August, accelerating from a 1.8 percent growth in July, the National ... Read more...

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China’s 2011 GDP growth revised upward


September 5th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 5 (IANS) China's gross domestic product (GDP) growth for 2011 has been revised upward by 0.1 percentage point to 9.3 percent from the previous year, the National Bureau ... Read more...

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Australian capital expenditure goes up


August 30th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 30 (IANS) The rise in capital expenditure (capex) in the June quarter suggests that the mining boom in Australia will continue for the next few years, economists said ... Read more...

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Unusual increase in houses in two Pakistani provinces


August 29th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 29 (IANS) An abnormal increase in the number of houses in Pakistan's Sindh and Balochistan provinces left a government-run statistics bureau so worried that it promptly brought it ... Read more...

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More Chinese cities see home prices rebound


August 18th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 18 (IANS) More Chinese cities saw home prices rise in July as compared to June as signs of warming have emerged in China's property market.In July, 50 cities, ... Read more...

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India, Nigeria hope to have direct flights


August 16th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, Aug 16 (IANS) India is set to review the Bilateral Air Service Agreement (BASA) with Nigeria so that airlines can operate non-stop flights to both countries.Indian High Commissioner Mahesh ... Read more...

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China’s PPI drop highlights economy’s plight (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) China's Producer Price Index (PPI), a main gauge of inflation at the wholesale level, fell 2.9 percent in July from a year earlier, the National Bureau ... Read more...

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Australia’s unemployment rate steady


August 9th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 9 (IANS) Australia's unemployment rate stayed at 5.2 percent in July, the Australia Bureau of Statistics (ABS) announced Thursday.The ABS reported that the number of people employed increased ... Read more...

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China’s Producer Price Index goes down


August 9th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) China's Producer Price Index (PPI), a main gauge of inflation at the wholesale level, fell 2.9 percent in July from a year earlier, the National Bureau ... Read more...

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China’s Consumer Price Index eases


August 9th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) China's Consumer Price Index (CPI), a key gauge of inflation, grew to 1.8 percent year on year in July, the slowest pace since February 2010, the ... Read more...

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Australian home loans up


August 8th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 8 (IANS) The number of home loans approved in Australia rose 1.3 percent to 46,859 in June 2012, compared to the previous month, data released Wednesday by the ... Read more...

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China’s manufacturing sector growth slows


August 1st, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 1 (IANS) China's manufacturing sector expanded at its slowest pace in eight months, China Daily reported Wednesday.The purchasing managers index (PMI) for the sector eased to 50.1 percent ... Read more...

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China’s home prices rebound (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 18 (IANS) More major cities in China saw home prices rise in June as compared to May, as the country's property sector has showed signs of warming following ... Read more...

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China’s home prices rebound


July 18th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 18 (IANS) More major cities in China saw home prices rise in June as compare to May, as the country's property sector showed signs of warming following government ... Read more...

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Australia’s new vehicle sales down


July 17th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 17 (IANS) Australia's new motor vehicles sales fell by 0.6 percent in June compared to May, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) reported Tuesday.According to the ABS, 91,375 ... Read more...

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China’s Q2 GDP growth slows (Lead)


July 13th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 13 (IANS) China's economy expanded 7.6 percent year-on-year in the second quarter of 2012, slowing from 8.1 percent in the first quarter, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) ... Read more...

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China’s industrial output growth rises


July 13th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 13 (IANS) China's industrial value-added output expanded 9.5 percent year on year in June, a pace slightly slower than 9.6 percent in May, the National Bureau of Statistics ... Read more...

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China’s Q2 GDP growth slows


July 13th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 13 (IANS) China's economy expanded 7.6 percent year-on-year in the second quarter of 2012, slowing from 8.1 percent in the first quarter, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) ... Read more...

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China’s growth at its three year low


July 13th, 2012 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 13 (IANS) Chinese economy has recorded the lowest growth since 2009, amid concerns over slowdown of the world's second-largest economy.China's economy reported 7.6 percent of growth in the ... Read more...

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Australia’s unemployment rate rises


July 12th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 12 (IANS) Australia's unemployment rate rose to 5.2 percent in June, due to the loss of 27,000 jobs, data released Thursday by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) ... Read more...

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China’s inflation eases to 29-month low (Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 9 (IANS) China's Consumer Price Index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, has eased to a 29-month low driven by falling food prices, leaving the government ample room ... Read more...

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China’s inflation eases


July 9th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 9 (IANS) China's Consumer Price Index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, grew 2.2 percent year-on-year in June, the slowest pace since January 2010, the National Bureau of ... Read more...

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Canada’s unemployment rate falls


July 7th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, July 7 (IANS) Canada's jobless rate fell slightly in June as fewer people were looking for work, Statistics Canada reported. The country's national data collection and analysis agency said ... Read more...

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Australian retail trade up


July 4th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 4 (IANS) Australian retail turnover rose 0.5 percent in May, following a rise of 0.1 percent in April, according to figures released Wednesday by the Australian Bureau of ... Read more...

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Profits of China’s major companies slide (Lead)


June 29th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 29 (IANS) Profits of major companies in China hit 390.9 billion yuan ($61.8 billion) in May, down 5.3 percent from the same period last year, the nation's top ... Read more...

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China’s major companies’ profits slide


June 29th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 29 (IANS) Profits of major companies in China hit 390.9 billion yuan ($61.8 billion) in May, down 5.3 percent from the same period last year, the country's top ... Read more...

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China home appliance industry loses steam


June 11th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) China's home appliance sales growth nearly came to a halt in May, stoking concerns about an economic downturn, a media report said Monday.Sales last month totalled ... Read more...

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China’s consumer price index growth eases


June 9th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 9 (IANS) China's consumer price index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, slowed to 3.0 percent year-on-year in May, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Saturday.It marked ... Read more...

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China’s Producer Price Index down


June 9th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 9 (IANS) China's Producer Price Index (PPI), a main gauge of inflation at the wholesale level, fell 1.4 percent in May from a year earlier, the National Bureau ... Read more...

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Australia’s GDP grows


June 6th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 6 (IANS) Australia's gross domestic product (GDP) grew 1.3 percent in the three months to March, figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) showed Wednesday.The March ... Read more...

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Chinese economy facing downside risks


June 2nd, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 2 (IANS) China's economic downside risks have been aggravated by slowing expansion in the manufacturing sector and weak market demand, China Daily reported Saturday.This, it said, is reinforcing ... Read more...

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Stimulus policies may hurt China economy: Experts


May 31st, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 31 (IANS) A stimulus policy only to promote investments will be "dangerous" for a weakening Chinese economy as the excess production capacity may result in more serious economic ... Read more...

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Australia’s retail turnover falls


May 30th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 30 (IANS) Australian retail turnover fell 0.2 percent in April following a rise of 1.1 percent in March, figures released Wednesday by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) ... Read more...

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China’s inflation eases (Lead)


May 11th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 11 (IANS) China's inflation eased slightly in April as warm weather led to a drop in food prices, building up confidence that the government's annual targets set for ... Read more...

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