Monthly Archives: November 2010

Cover of November 2010

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Table of Contents of November 2010

1. Cover story

Is inflation coming: China’s major economic indicators in October

2. Economy outlook

Taiwan watches price stability

3. Financial strategy

SGCC involved in the “Green Yangtze-Chongqing Action” program

4. Legal spotlight

SIPO Commissioner spoke at the opening of the Fourth China Patent Week

5. Point of interest

150 days to Xi’an International Horticultural Exposition

6. Portrait

The upcoming

7. Remark from editor

Stop printing money

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Is inflation coming: China’s major economic indicators in October

The following is the report released by the National Bureau of Statistics of China about major economic indicators in October, 2010

1. The industrial production realized steady growth.

In October, the total value added of the industrial enterprises above designated size was up 13.1 percent year-on-year, or 0.2 percentage point lower than that in September 2010. In the first ten months of this year, it was up 16.1 percent year-on-year, which was down by 0.2 percentage point over that in the first nine months of 2010. Continue reading

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Taiwan watches price stability

Stressing the importance of price stability, Taiwanese Premier Wu Den-yih on November 11 instructed government agencies to track international price changes of raw materials and monitor their supply and demand in Taiwan.

The premier also asked Vice Premier Sean Chen to call meetings of the price stability task force if necessary and draw up measures against irregular price fluctuations. Continue reading

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SGCC involved in the “Green Yangtze-Chongqing Action” program

“Green Yangtze-Chongqing Action” Program was launched on October 8th, 2010 at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. CPC Central Committee, Vice Premier Hui Liangyu and the CPC Central Committee, secretary of the Chongqing Municipal Bo Xilai attended the ceremony as honorary directors. Besides, representatives from 95 ministries and enterprises presented themselves, including SGCC (State Grid Corporate of China) Executive Vice President Cao Zhi’an. Continue reading

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SIPO Commissioner spoke at the opening of the Fourth China Patent Week

SIPO Commissioner Tian Lipu’s spoke at the Opening Ceremony of the Fourth China Patent Week. The following is his speech transcript.

Distinguish Mayor Huang Qifan, Distinguish guests:

Good morning!

Today we are gathering here for the grand opening ceremony of the Fourth China Patent Week, which was launched by SIPO and other 30 central government agencies and 31 local governments. On behalf of SIPO and organizing committee of this event, I express my warm congratulations to our guests who attended this ceremony, and I also wish to express my heartfelt thanks to the Government of Chongqing and other organizers. Continue reading

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150 days to Xi’an International Horticultural Exposition

On November 20, 2010, with the last ground tile laid and washed clean by the construction workers, the main work of the Chengdu Park at the site of the International Horticultural Exposition 2011 Xi’an China (the Xi’an Int’l Horticultural Expo 2011, to be held from April 28, 2011 to October 22, 2011) was completed. After a few final touches, including the arrangement of seasonal flowers and potted landscapes, the showcase of the horticultural splendors of Chengdu, capital of Southwest China’s Sichuan Province, which is home to one of the largest natural habitat of the Giant Panda, will be finished and launched. Continue reading

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The upcoming

It was said the next top guy is him. Vice president of China, Xi Jinping, male, ethnic Han, native of Fuping, Shaanxi Province, born in June 1953. He joined the CPC in January 1974 and began working in January 1969. Xi graduated from the School of Humanities and Social Sciences of Tsinghua University, majoring in Marxist theory and ideological education. He holds an LLD degree through an on-the-job postgraduate education program.

Xi is now a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, member of the Secretariat of the CPC Central Committee, vice president of the People’s Republic of China, vice chairman of the CPC Central Military Commission and president of Party School of the CPC Central Committee.

1969-1975 Worked as an educated youth sent to the countryside at Liangjiahe Brigade, Wen’anyi Commune, Yanchuan County, Shaanxi Province, and served as Party branch secretary. Continue reading

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Stop printing money

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In October, the food price went up 10% in China. The international futures prices for wheat and soybeans were 44.5 percent and 25.3 percent higher in October than in the same period last year. The UK Consumer Prices Index (CPI) inflation rate rose unexpectedly to 3.2% in October on the back of higher fuel prices.

Not just the prices of commodities increase. Housing prices are hiking again. A luxury flat in the center of Taipei was foreclosed at the end of November. Final price of the foreclosure reached record high of NT$624,242 per square meter. However, when the premier of Taiwanese cabinet was asked about whether he planned to raise the salary of government employees which has been frozen for five years, his answer was the government is still in a lot of debt and it is not time yet. Continue reading

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