China’s nominees for central bank governor and environment, education and housing ministers drew the most opposing votes of any appointments, two days after President Xi Jinping was appointed with one dissenting ballot.
Pressure on China to tighten monetary policy and macroeconomic controls is easing as inflation will be “relatively low” this month due to slowing food-price gains, central bank adviser Song Guoqing said.
Lin Zuluan, head of the council in the village of Wukan, has the same dinner interruption almost every evening. Unhappy residents come with complaints, almost always bringing up one topic: getting back their land.
China’s stocks fell to the lowest level in seven weeks after the Xinhua News Agency reported the government may expand a property tax trial and Haitong Securities Co. said retailers may post weak sales this month.