Category: POLICY & REGULATION

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China’s thermal coal futures tumbled 47% in eight days, regulators meet to discuss measures to intervene in coal prices

China’s thermal coal futures tumbled for the seventh consecutive trading day on Wednesday as regulators met to discuss…

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PBOC injects 700 billion yuan via reverse repo in five days, analysts say RRR cut basically unlikely this year

Chinese central bank injected 700 billion yuan liquidity to the banking system via open market operations in five…

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One more Chinese property developer missed dollar bond payment, regulators meet companies over foreign debts

Chinese property developer Modern Land (China) Co Ltd said it had missed a debt payment, the latest in…

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China issues action plan to help achieve carbon emission peak by 2030

China will take a raft of measures including reducing waste, promoting renewables and unconventional fuel and reforming electricity…

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China to roll out five-year property tax pilot in some regions

China’s top legislature said the country will roll out a pilot scheme of property tax in selected regions,…

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China to intervene in coal prices, coal-producing city Yulin cut coal prices

China will intervene in high coal prices and will impose severe punishment on those involved in coal speculation…

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PBOC on China Evergrande, real estate sector, Q4 liquidity

Chinese central bank on Friday tried to sooth market concerns over debt woes at embattled China Evergrande Group…

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Land market in Beijing turning cold, land sales in latest auctions nearly halved from five months ago

Land market in China’s capital of Beijing is turning cold as real estate developers face tight financing and…

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China liberalises electricity pricing to ease pressure on power generators, tackle power shortage

China is liberalising electricity pricing in an effort to address the ongoing power shortage across more than half…

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Harbin city announces measures to support property developers, more cities expected to follow suit

The city of Harbin, capital of North China’s Heilongjiang province, has become the first city in the country…

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One more Chinese city introduced reference prices for second-hand homes

One more Chinese city introduced reference price mechanism for second-hand home transactions in the latest move to tame…

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PBOC chief vows more effort to curb tech monopoly, protect consumer data

China will continue curbing on monopolistic behaviours in the internet sector and protect consumer data and meanwhile vowed…

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PBOC mentioned real estate market in quarterly monetary policy meeting for first time since 2009

The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) pledged to maintain healthy development of the real estate market at a…

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China to step up anti-monopoly probe into mobile payment sector despite progress – PBOC

China will step up its antitrust investigations into the mobile payment sector, which has been dominated by a…

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China steps up crackdown on cryptocurrency, calling all related activities illegal

China’s top regulators stepped up a crackdown on cryptocurrency with a blanket ban on all crypto-related trading and…

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China’s land market is cooling, with lower price premium and more failed land auctions

China’s land markets have cooled significantly since August after several cities adjusted land auction rules to rein in…

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Chinese local governments step up production curbs to achieve target for energy use control

Chinese local governments are stepping up restrictions on production in high energy-consuming industries as part of efforts to…

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Hong Kong proposes new rules for SPAC listings, limit them to professional investors

Hong Kong will only allow large blank-cheque companies that raise at least HK$1 billion ($128 million) to list…