Tagged: China

China’s bank lending bounces back

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China car sales grow at slowest pace in 5 months

By Fergus Ryan & AAP The government last month fined 10 of the Japanese auto parts firms more than $200 million in total for price-fixing, reportedly the biggest-ever such penalties, with one of the...

Asian investors' iron-ore bets fail to pay off

By Dow Jones That has triggered concerns about a global glut of iron ore that will take years to clear. "The future of new magnetite projects in Australia is no longer clear," said Daniel...

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China and Taiwan walking the line of rapprochement

By Justine Doody In March, over 100,000 people marched in Taipei against the ratification of the Cross-Strait Services Trade Agreement (CSSTA), a new trade pact that would further extend Chinese penetration of Taiwan’s market by opening...

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Chinese lessons for Christopher Pyne

By Fergus Ryan Asked what Australia could learn from Chinese higher education policy, Rhoads says that government funding is crucial. “Tax revenue is an important source of support to the development of research universities...

China's silicon dominance

By Michael Barker The figure below shows these points in Q4’11 and Q4’14, highlighting snapshots of the crystalline silicon (c-Si) PV production chain.  The figure focuses on c-Si PV as it regularly accounts for...

China carbon market to aim for 40% of emissions by 2020

By John Conroy The scheme, which would need approval by the State Council, would include an emission permit futures market worth $US10-$US65 billion annually by 2020, with a smaller spot market with a value...

China shows there's more to renewables than fighting climate change

By John Mathews & Hao Tan China is leading the way to a world of decarbonised energy, by placing the emphasis of its policy on growing the markets for renewables and building the industries...

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China could be the next Japan: analysts

The report by Bank of America Merrill Lynch has urged the Chinese authorities to act swiftly to prevent lapsing into a stagnant economic phase similar to its island neighbour’s. "In general, it appears to...