An increase in land transfers and strong machinery sales helped to lift the China Confidential Rural Wealth Index (CCRWI) to 54.8 in December, up from 54.4 in November.
Rural wealth creation should remain robust in 2013, but obstacles remain, particularly the lack of grassroots rural finance and stalled land reforms
The China Confidential Rural Wealth Index rose to 54.4 in November, up from 53.4 in October, as pork prices recovered and rural machinery sales were strong.
Rising farm machinery and rural vehicle ownership, and a bumper 2012 harvest lifted the China Confidential Rural Wealth Index to 53.4 in October.
Strong growth of its downstream distribution business should enable Qingdao Haier to consolidate its leadership of China’s white-goods market
Siemens’ advanced technology should ensure that its products qualify for the government’s upcoming energy-saving subsidy package
China's leading air-conditioner manufacturer should be a beneficiary of the government’s new subsidy scheme for energy-saving appliances
The new subsidy scheme should help to rekindle lacklustre domestic TV and refrigerator sales for Hisense
The China Confidential Rural Wealth Index (CCRWI), which measures key aspects of rural economic activity to ascertain the pace of wealth creation, declined slightly to 52.7 in April from 53.0 in March, dragged down by slower growth in migrant worker remittances as well as falling pork prices
The China Confidential Rural Wealth Index (CCRWI), which measures key aspects of rural economic activity to ascertain the pace of wealth creation, slipped to 53.0 in March from 56.3 in February due to declining pork prices and slowing rural vehicle sales.
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