Economists say expectations were too high.
Consumption caps will spur cheating, analysts say.
But China still resists price demands.
World's biggest coal producer needs more fuel.
Widened band may not speed appreciation of currency.
Differences persist in growth figures reported at China's local and national levels.
Beijing faces a decision on U.S. sanctions on Iran.
Production targets seen as unrealistic.
The delayed price hike comes amid pledges for fast action on energy reforms.
Effect may be felt throughout the economy.
China's outgoing government leaves problems unresolved.
The government falls short of efficiency targets.
The Chinese government targets officials for falsification.
Government mulls price shift due to Iran threats.
A controversial study cites pollution costs.
Clean air drive could take a decade or more.
Economists say China's growth rate is exaggerated.
Reliance on Persian Gulf worries Beijing.
China plans new incentives for appliance sales.
Kazakhstan clash sparks Central Asian energy concerns.
Beijing improves monitoring but delays results until 2016.