Detailed property-purchasing limitations set for release

2011-02-10 14:50:43

Analysts say major Chinese cities, including Beijing, will draft and release detailed measures to limit home-buying as soon as this week, the China Securities Journal reported Thursday.

China's Jan CPI to exceed 5%

2011-02-10 14:34:09

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) will release January's economic statistics around Feb 15. Analysts predicted China's consumer price index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, will have a year-on-year increase of over 5 percent, Securities Daily reported Thursday.

Opening-up of movie industry urged

2011-02-10 14:33:31

The scene is changing fast in China's film industry, with box office takings and the number of films produced going up in leaps and bounds.

Co-production the trend in China's movie sector

2011-02-10 14:12:53

Movie moguls in China and the United States are looking at co-producing more films, following a boom in the Chinese film market and growing opportunities for both sides.

Hangzhou tops 2010 ranking of housing prices

2011-02-10 13:07:07

An average housing price of 25,840 yuan ($3,921.78) per square meter in Hangzhou was the highest among all the 110 cities surveyed in 2010, China National Radio reported Wednesday.

UK eager to expand export to China

2011-02-10 11:11:15

The UK is eager to expand its exports to China as Beijing makes a concerted effort to boost domestic consumption.

Private enterprises' exports hit $480b in 2010

2011-02-09 17:38:02

The value of exports from private enterprises in 2010 reached $481.27 billion in 2010, Xinhua reported. The total represents an increase of 223 percent compared to 2005 and an annual average increase of 26.4 percent.

Another rate hike to follow in March: ABC

2011-02-09 17:37:19

China's central bank will hike interest rates by another 25 basis points in March following the rate hike announced Tuesday, reported Wednesday.

1t yuan in new loans in Jan may trigger reserve ratio hike

2011-02-09 14:37:05

New yuan-denominated loans in China may have exceeded 1.1 trillion yuan($167.09 billion) in January, and some analysts say the central bank is likely to raise the reserve requirement ratio (RRR) in February, the Shanghai Securities News reported Tuesday.

Local govts asked to include low-carbon plans in 12th Five-Year Plan

2011-02-09 11:17:37

The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), China's top economic planner, requested pioneer provinces and cities planning to carry out low-carbon pilot programs include details in their 12th Five-Year Plan (2011-2015), Xinhua News Agency reported Wednesday.

US healthcare law suffers second legal setback

2011-02-01 11:26:41

A federal judge in US state of Florida on Monday ruled the healthcare law unconstitutional, dealing a second legal blow to President Obama's signature reform legislation after a Virginian judge stroke down a core provision of the law last month.

Nujiang hydro project back on agenda

2011-02-01 10:47:08

The country is set to resume its development plans for the Nujiang River in Southwest China due to increasing demand for energy.