• Xi'an cleans up coal boilers in urban areas

    XI'AN: Coal boilers are to be shifted out of urban areas in this tourist city to clean up the air in the Shaanxi Province capital, reported Tuesday's China Daily. Residents and tourists should soon be able to enjoy clear blue skies and fresh air as the carbon monoxide and dust ar

  • Bank overhaul should be priority: expert

    The overhaul of the banking system should be a top priority for macroeconomic control in China, a country boasting a big, roaring economy but stymied by loan-backed overheating, a financial expert warned here Saturday. China's capital markets, including the stock market, have not

  • Commodity market growing steadily

    China's commodity market will continue to register steady growth in the second half of this year, but this will be slightly slower than the first half of 2004. Retail sales of consumer goods are likely to grow by 10.5 per cent year-on-year to 5 trillion yuan (US$602 billion) duri

  • Wen highlights power demand control

    All-out efforts should be made by all localities and departments to ease the summer power shortage problem, and controlling electricity demand should be the priority in solving the problem, said Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao here Monday. Wen made the remark when inspecting the State

  • Premier stresses transport of coal, oil, fertilizer, grain

    Extremely concerned about the short supply of coal, oil, electricity and transport services across the country, the Chinese premier has been inspecting related sectors recently, and called for guaranteeing transport of key materials including coal, oil, fertilizer and grain. Prem

  • Reform underway to favor foreign investment

    China's ongoing reform in its investment system will create a more favorable system environment for foreign investors by simplifying relevant procedures, a senior official with the State Development and Reform Commission said here Wednesday. Jiang Weixin, vice minister of the Sta

  • GUANGZHOU:Audits cut millions from project costs

    GUANGZHOU: The cost of eight key infrastructure projects in Guangdong Province was cut by more than 265 million yuan (US$32 million) after audits last year. In his annual report to the Guangdong Provincial People's Congress, Zeng Shouxi, director-general of the Guangdong Provinci

  • A look forward at bauma China 2004

    Date: 16. - 19. November 2004 As the first edition in November 2002 had surpassed all expectations and became the biggest and most important trade fair for construction industry in Asia we would like to welcome you to the 2nd edition of bauma China. Bauma China is your exhibition