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Chinese shipbuilders in choppy waters


April 30th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 30 (IANS) Chinese shipbuilding companies saw sharp declines in output and new orders in the first quarter, as the industry rolled on the choppy seas of global and ... Read more...

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China needs quality improvement in urban life


March 26th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 26 (IANS) While China's rate of urbanisation has rocketed over the last three decades, the country is facing a challenge in improving the quality of urban life, according ... Read more...

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Beijing strives to be coal-free


March 4th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 4 (IANS) Beijing will stop using coal-fired equipment in key areas of the city by 2013 to curb pollution, the authorities said Sunday.The city will cap its annual ... Read more...

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China’s crude oil output dips


February 26th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 26 (IANS) China's crude oil output slid 2.3 percent year-on-year in January to 17.08 million tonnes as the New Year holiday reduced workdays, the country's top economic planner ... Read more...

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China places restrictions on foreign property buyers


February 2nd, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 2 (IANS) China will limit mortgages to foreigners buying properties in the country, the China Daily reported Thursday.A notice was recently issued by China's top economic planner the ... Read more...

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China’s crude steel output went up in 2011


January 23rd, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 23 (IANS) China's crude steel output increased 8.9 percent year-on-year to 683.27 million tonnes last year, 0.4 percentage points slower than the growth rate of 2010, according to ... Read more...

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China’s steel output up in first three quarters


October 22nd, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 22 (IANS) China's crude steel output climbed 10.7 percent year-on-year in first three quarters to 525.74 million tonnes, according to latest data provided by the country's top economic ... Read more...

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China to face power crisis this winter


September 30th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 30 (IANS) China may face a power crisis this winter because of a demand spike, stoppage of power generation in some plants and uncertain weather conditions, officials said.Some ... Read more...

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China to launch eight Antarctic, Arctic expeditions


September 25th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Sep 25 (IANS) China plans to launch five Antarctic research expeditions and another three to the Arctic from 2011 to 2015, said an official Sunday.China will launch the 28th ... Read more...

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‘China’s inflation to surpass Govt target despite measures’


April 19th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 18 (ANI): Wang Tao, the head of China Economic Research at UBS AG, has said that the country's inflation will surpass the government's target despite more expected tightening measures, this ... Read more...

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Food security stalls China’s quest for new energy


August 23rd, 2010 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 23 (IANS) Corn-based ethanol fuel could help reduce vehicular emissions in China but high production costs and large population have hindered its growth in the country, say experts. China launched a ... Read more...

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World Bank cuts China’s 2009 growth forecast to 6.5 percent


March 18th, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 18 (Xinhua) The World Bank (WB) has cut its forecast for China's 2009 economic growth yet again, this time to 6.5 percent from 7.5 percent, it said here Wednesday. This ... Read more...

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China has multiple plans for financial crisis impact: Official


March 6th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 6 (Xinhua) China has multiple plans to prepare itself for further negative impact of the global financial crisis, a top banking official said Friday. China's long-held policy of keeping the ... Read more...

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‘600,000 workers left south China due to unemployment’


January 8th, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 8 (Xinhua) An estimated 600,000 migrant workers have left China's southern Guangdong Province in 2008 due to unemployment after the worldwide financial crisis hit the region, a government official said ... Read more...

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China is facing worse-than-expected risks of an economic downturn


December 13th, 2008 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 13 (ANI): China is facing worse-than-expected risks of an economic downturn, as the global recession looms large, the countrys top economic planner has said.Zhang Ping, Minister of National ... Read more...

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China’s welfare investment to reach more than $2 trillion


November 27th, 2008 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 27 (Xinhua) China's total social welfare investment is likely to reach 18 trillion yuan ($2.64 trillion) in 2009, country's top economic planner National Development and Reform Committee (NDRC), said here ... Read more...

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China restricts use of plastic bags


June 1st, 2008 - 9:20 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, June 1 (Xinhua) Wang Yali is busy packing her groceries at a supermarket as usual. However, she doesn't put her goods into plastic shopping bags, but stuffs them all into her ... Read more...

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China’s grain reserves reported safe after quake


May 14th, 2008 - 10:23 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, May 14 (Xinhua) China's national food grain management company Wednesday said the grain reserves in quake-hit regions were mostly safe although there were some damages to granaries by the devastating jolt. ... Read more...

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‘China’s interim price control necessary, legal’


March 6th, 2008 - 5:14 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, March 6 (Xinhua) China's interim price intervention announced in mid-January is necessary and in accord with the law and should not be read as an administrative interference with market behaviour, a ... Read more...

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