14 Jun '11, 11am

China's property sales surge: SHANGHAI - China's property sales accelerated in May and investment momentum remai...

SHANGHAI - China's property sales accelerated in May and investment momentum remained strong, intensifying concerns that the government will maintain its real-estate tightening policy in the short term. Commercial and residential property sales totalled 452 billion yuan (S$86 billion) in May, up 33 per cent from a year earlier, accelerating from the 13 per cent rise recorded in the January-April period, according to data from China's statistics bureau released on Tuesday. Investment momentum in the property sector remained strong, with investment in real-estate development totaling 536 billion yuan last month, up 35 per cent from a year earlier and slightly higher than the 34 per cent rise recorded in the January-April period, the data showed. "We believe such a high level of investment will continue in the short term, so the government is unlikely to ease its policy until...

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channelnewsasia.com 15 Jun '11, 6am

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channelnewsasia.com 14 Jun '11, 10am

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todayonline.com 13 Jun '11, 9pm

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channelnewsasia.com 16 Jun '11, 3pm

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sg.news.yahoo.com 22 Jun '11, 10am

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channelnewsasia.com 10 Jun '11, 2pm

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