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Author Orlik, Tom, 1978-
Title Understanding China's economic indicators : translating the data into investment opportunities / Tom Orlik.
Imprint Upper Saddle River, N.J. : FT Press, c2012.
Book Jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 9th Floor of the Library  HC 427.95 O844 2012    IN LIBRARY
Descript. xiii, 249 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note Includes index.
Subject Economic indicators -- China.
China -- Economic conditions -- 2000-
ISBN 9780132620192
0132620197
  
Table of Contents
 Acknowledgmentsx
 About the Authorxiii
ch. 1 Introduction1
 The Crush1
 How Reliable Are China's Economic Statistics?3
 A Month in China's Economic Data6
 Waiting for Release of the Data---or Not7
 A Year in China's Economic Data8
 How This Book Works11
ch. 2 National Output13
 Gross Domestic Product13
 Industrial Value Added24
 Fiscal Revenue and Expenditure31
 Freight and Passenger Traffic36
 China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing's Purchasing Managers Index40
 HSBC Markit Purchasing Managers Index45
 Market News International China Business Survey48
 National Bureau of Statistics Leading Economic Indicator53
 Conference Board Leading Economic Indicator58
 Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Composite Leading Indicator62
ch. 3 Investment and Real Estate67
 Fixed Asset Investment67
 Real Estate Prices, Investment, Sales, and Construction75
 China Real Estate Index System84
ch. 4 Household Sector89
 Retail Sales89
 Urban and Rural Household Surveys94
 National Bureau of Statistics Consumer Confidence Index101
 INTAGE China Consumer Sentiment Survey105
ch. 5 External Sector109
 Trade109
 U.S. Import Price Index121
 Foreign Direct Investment125
 Balance of Payments130
 Foreign Exchange and Gold Reserves136
 Treasury International Capital System142
ch. 6 Labor Markets149
 Urban Wages149
 Unemployment158
 Public Employment Services Labor Market Supply-and-Demand Situation162
ch. 7 Prices169
 Consumer Price Index169
 Indices of Urban Residents' Confidence on Income and Price Level177
 Producer Price Index181
 Bond Market Yield Curve185
ch. 8 Financial Indicators193
 Sources and Uses of Funds of Financial Institutions193
 Money Supply200
 Nonperforming Loans204
 China Foreign Exchange Trading System Central Parities209
 Hong Kong Banking System Yuan Deposits215
 People's Bank of China Reports218
 Index225

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