Friday, September 19, 2014
China, one of the world's biggest gold consumers, on Thursday launched a new market for trading the precious metal, state media said, as it seeks to attract foreign investors to a year-old free trade zone (FTZ).
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
China's outbound investment more than doubled in August to US$12.62 billion, data showed Tuesday, far outstripping foreign direct investment (FDI) into the country, which fell to a four-year low.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Sunday, September 14, 2014
China's industrial production growth slowed sharply in August to its lowest level for more than five years at 6.9 percent, official data showed Saturday, intensifying concerns for the world's second-largest economy.
Saturday, September 13, 2014
China's bank lending nearly doubled in August from the previous month, central bank data showed Friday, rebounding towards what analysts described as a normal level.
Friday, September 12, 2014
An affiliate of German carmaker Volkswagen has been fined more than US$40.5 million for price-fixing in China, authorities said Thursday, the latest company to be punished under a sweeping anti-monopoly crackdown.
Thursday, September 11, 2014
China's premier promised Wednesday to open the world's No. 2 economy wider to foreign companies, promising favorable conditions despite a wave of anti-monopoly investigations that business groups say might be aimed at limiting competition.
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
China's trade surplus surged to a record US$49.8 billion in August, figures showed Monday, as imports saw a surprising fall and export growth slowed in a further sign of softness in the world's second-largest economy.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Foreign companies in China feel increasingly targeted for unfair enforcement of anti-monopoly and other laws and might cut investment if conditions fail to improve, a U.S. business group said Tuesday.
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Growth in Chinese manufacturing activity slowed in August, two closely watched surveys showed Monday, losing momentum as a declining property sector and waning stimulus effects weigh on the world's second-largest economy.