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Inflation expectation presses for rate hike
China hikes bank reserve ratio in fight against inflation
China's central bank Friday announced the third increase of the reserve requirement ratio (RRR) for banks in a month to curb runaway lending amid accelerating inflation.
MOA: Rising costs, not hot money, drive up food prices
China's Ministry of Agriculture spokesman Chen Mengshan, says the main reason for soaring food prices earlier this year is rising costs.
Public concern lingers over inflation
With prices soaring for everything from cotton to ginger, many Chinese consumers are feeling the pinch of inflation. The central government has taken measures to rein in housing and vegetable prices, however the public remains concerned about next year's uncertain future.
Price hikes 'serious'
The Central Economic Work Conference, the most important annual conference on the economy that usually offers predictions about policy trends in the coming year, is expected to convene Friday in Beijing.
China's Nov property prices continue to rise
China's property prices rise slower in Nov.
China's property prices rose at their slowest pace in a year in November. This comes after the government raised the reserve-ratio requirement for banks twice and expanded measures to limit the risk of asset bubbles.
November trade surplus narrows
China's forex regulator releases violators, tighening controls on "hot money" inflows
China's foreign exchange regulator Friday published a list of companies and one individual involved in illegal foreign exchange deals, in an effort to tighten controls on "hot money" inflows.
China's trade surplus hits 22.89 bln USD in November
China's trade surplus hits 22.89 bln USD in November
China's trade surplus: Made in China by foreign-owned factories
China's exports continue to grow and show signs of full recovery, which improve its trade surplus. Foreign companies are playing the leading role in that process.
China's foreign trade hits historic highs in November
Statistics released by General Administration of Customs of China today show that China's foreign trade has been soaring steadily in the first 11 moths of the year with imports and exports in November both hitting record highs.