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07.11.2013 16:51

Analysts Debate Li's Remarks on Economy's 'Floor' and 'Ceiling'

One interpretation is the government is saying it may act soon, but others say premier was signaling reform is still the emphasis
By staff reporters Li Yuqian and Lin Jinbing

(Beijing) – Analysts are divided about what Premier Li Keqiang meant when he recently said that policies must keep growth and employment figures above a floor level and inflation under a ceiling.

HSBC said this was the central government signaling it may soon fine tune policies to shore up the economy, which has been under stress as exports shrink.

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