• China regulator curbs property loan risks

    China's banking regulator has formally issued new regulations on housing loans that tighten avenues of credit as part of an ongoing package of measures to cool the sector and the economy as a whole.The China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC), which first published a draft of t

  • China not slowing down as expected

    OVER the last one-and-a-half years most of the economists had been setting aside the threat of rising global inflationary expectations with the belief that China would slow down sharply. The difference in opinion had been on whether there would be a soft landing or a hard one. Th

  • China's Economy to Grow 7% to 8% in 2004

    China's economic growth may slow to between 7 percent and 8 percent this year as the government limits investment in industries including steel and cement. ``We need to control certain sectors that are overheating such as steel and cement, while we need to increase investment in

  • Support China's private sector

    Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has called for support for private firms,amid concerns economic cooling steps have taken too big a toll on the dynamic and job-creating private sector.China's tightening measures have lifted hopes that the economy is heading towards a soft landing, but

  • Forum on the Development of Cement Enterprises informatization

    As new dry technology develops rapidly in China in 2004, cement enterprises trend to large scale and integrated, and information system is necessary and inevitable.In order to help managers and technicians of cement enterprises get acquainted with information system, lead cement

  • The government take some measures for recovering

    The national develop and reform commission handle the problems happened in clearing up the cement sector, and takes some measure for recovering.Following is the main principle in the course of recovering the cement and steel sector:1. Keeping macro control and consolidating the a

  • Meeting of Chinese Cement Association

    As investment in cement sector is overheated and the growth is too quick, the nation institutes the files No. 103, No. 38 and No.20, these files are important for adjusting and developing in cement sector. In peculiar, No. 20 published on July 19th is very significant, it said,

  • Industrial profit growth starts to slow

    Incomegrowth in China's industrial enterprises slowedduring the first seven months of the year, due to the central government's macro-control measures to cool down the economy. Profits made by industrial companiesincrease 39.7 per cent during the January-July period compared with