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China to switch more households in central provinces to gas heating

10 October, 2018 9:28 am 9:28 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – China said it will switch another 1.18 million residential households in 11 cities located in three central provinces to natural gas heating this winter as part of the country’s anti-air pollution campaign. The 11 cities are located in the Fenwei Plain, made up of the provinces of Shanxi and Shaanxi, two of … Read More

Japan July inflation seen ticking up but still far from BOJ target

08 August, 2018 10:00 am 10:00 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s core consumer inflation rate likely picked up slightly in July but due mostly to rising energy costs rather than robust demand, a Reuters poll showed, further evidence the central bank is making little headway in reaching its price target. Subdued wage and price growth have forced the Bank of Japan to … Read More