Friday, July 11, 2014
China's monthly trade surplus jumped 16.4 percent in June to US$31.6 billion, official data showed Thursday, as exports and imports both rose in the latest sign of recovering strength in the world's second-largest economy.
China will exempt electric cars and other types of “new energy” vehicles from purchase tax, the government said, as it seeks to reduce pollution and conserve resources.
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega endorsed Tuesday a route chosen by a Chinese firm commissioned to dig a US$40 billion canal linking the Caribbean and the Pacific.
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Chinese companies are making big investments in Germany, eyeing the country's advanced technology and management, a senior Chinese commerce official said.
Monday, July 7, 2014
Switzerland has one-upped its European Union neighbors with a free trade deal with China that its politicians and business sector say is crucial to boosting ties with the world's second-largest economy.
Saturday, July 5, 2014
World Trade Organization member states on Thursday urged China to make its trade policies more transparent amid a “striking” lack of clarity on its rules.
China designated a clearing bank in Seoul for yuan transactions in South Korea on Friday, coinciding with a visit by President Xi Jinping, as Beijing promotes greater use of its currency overseas.
Friday, July 4, 2014
When huge crowds took to Hong Kong's streets this week to voice anger at Beijing's ever-tightening grip, an unlikely group was marching in step: wealthy financiers fighting mainland influence over the city's markets and political life.
China announced another modest easing Thursday of its currency controls, saying banks will be allowed to set their own exchange rates in dealings with customers.
Thursday, July 3, 2014
A watershed free-trade deal between China and Switzerland came into force on Tuesday, the first such accord between the Asian giant and a mainland European economy.