The Ministry of Finance has announced that 88 of 98 central government departments have published their budgets. Though selective with the level of detail published, the Ministry has culled data on money spent on overseas...
by Paulina Hartono | May 7, 2011
Xinhua reports on the State Council’s on-going efforts to implement public fiscal reform: China started asking government departments at the central level to publicize their budgets beginning in 2009. Last year, 75 out of...
by Sophia Cao | Feb 2, 2009
From The Wall Street Journal: China recorded a fiscal deficit of 111.01 billion yuan ($16.23 billion) for 2008, as government spending surged in the final month of last year when Beijing ramped up its stimulus measures to boost...
by Michael Zhao | Aug 31, 2006
From China Youth Daily via Yulun Jiandu, translated by CDT: Finance Minister Jin Renqing said in a national finance system construction conference that China plans to set up a modern government finances management system in...
by Mo Ming | Jul 9, 2006
From Bloomberg: China plans to spend more than 500 billion yuan ($63 billion) on subways and light railway networks between 2010 and 2015 to ease pollution and traffic jams in its major cities. The government wants to build 1,321 kilometers of rail lines during the period in 15 cities, Li Fengjun, deputy head of the […]
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